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University of Colorado Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Aurora, Colorado

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Position #00780467 – Requisition #19927

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers

  • The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology has an opening for a full-time Post-Doctoral Fellow.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here .

Position Emphasis:

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow or Research Associate position is available for a qualified scientist to join the laboratory of Dr. Eduardo Davila in the Tumor Host Interactions Program and the Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Initiative at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Dr. Davila’s research team focuses on developing novel genetic that enhance effector function and maintenance of tumor-reactive T cell responses towards weakly immunogenic and lowly expressed tumor antigens as well as strategies to overcome the immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment to restore anti-tumor T cell responses. The successful candidate will be expected to lead and develop projects and perform independent experiments with a focus on tumor infiltrating lymphocyte therapy and TCR-engineered T cells.

Conditions of Employment:

Must be willing and able to travel to and present at conferences, travel off-campus to local universities, shift schedules as necessary, tend to experiments after hours and weekends. This is an essential services position. The incumbent is required to respond after hours during emergencies and report to work for regular assigned shifts during emergency campus closures.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at $65,000 - $75,000

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits .

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. degree in biomedical sciences with background in immunology is required.

  • Experience in cloning and genetic T cell engineering, flow cytometry, and T cell culture are required.

  • Experience in handling mice, multi-parameter flow cytometry

  • Experience in bioinformatics and analyses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with cloning, flow cytometry, and cell culture

  • Experience in GMP immune cell manufacturing

  • Experience with tumor infiltrating lymphocyte therapy

  • Experience with cell manufacturing

  • Experience in cancer immunology, cloning and genetic engineering, flow cytometry, and immune cell culture

Knowledge Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge in cancer immunology, molecular and cell biology, and biochemistry are necessary

  • The incumbent will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Ability to execute and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to design and perform experiments, develop, and learn new techniques, critically interpret experimental results, and present data

  • Ability to participate in the preparation of grant applications and publications

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Know how to operate Microsoft office, graphpad/Prism, analyze flow cytometry data.

  • Ability to mentor others in lab-related activities.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

  • Knowledge in cancer immunology, molecular and cell biology, and biochemistry. Ability to execute and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneous

  • Ability to design and perform experiments, develop, and learn new techniques, critically interpret experimental results, and present data

  • Ability to participate in the preparation of grant applications and publications

  • A track record of peer-reviewed scientific publication and experience in T cell-based therapy is preferred

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty

Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Jan 22, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Jane Eimers

Posting Contact Email jane.eimers@cuanschutz.edu

Posting Number 00780467

Req ID: 19927

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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