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University of Colorado Post Doctoral Associate in Boulder, Colorado

Post Doctoral Associate

Requisition Number:

25614

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Date Posted:

05-Jun-2020

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Job Summary

The Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Department, the Shen Lab welcomes applications for postdoctoral fellow positions at the University of Colorado Boulder. The postdoctoral fellow will join a highly collaborative and encouraging group to participate in one of the two cell biology projects. This opportunity provides a competitive salary and a comprehensive package of benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance, and retirement funds.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

University of Colorado Boulder, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Department, the Shen Lab. The university sponsors H1 and J1 visas for international scholars. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the top comprehensive research universities in the United States (with four Nobel Laureates on faculty) and ranks top 12 in federal funding. Located at the footsteps of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is regarded as one of the best places to live in the U.S.A., offering outstanding outdoor activities such as skiing, biking, and mountain hiking. https://www.colorado.edu/lab/shenlab/

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Participate in one of the two cell biology projects:

  • the molecular basis of metabolism and type 2 diabetes;

  • the role of extracellular vesicles (e.g., exosomes) in neuronal signaling and Alzheimer’s disease. Our primary experimental approach will be cell culture models, complemented by CRISPR genetic screens and mouse models.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be Collaborative. Be Inspired. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • A Ph.D. degree (or expected) in biological sciences or related field is required.

  • Experience in mammalian cell culture is required.

What We Would Like You To Have

Priority will be given to applicants with at least one first-author publication or with a first-author manuscript fully written.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Proof of Degree/Transcripts

During the application process you will need to enter contact information for at least one reference and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Jingshi Shen

Posting Contact Email: jingshi.shen@colorado.edu

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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