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Post-Doctoral Fellow

at University of Colorado Boulder

Posted: 1/30/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 14956
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Job Description

Universityof Colorado – School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Fellow
 

TheUniversity of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals withdemonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and workingenvironment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students,faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.


OverallDescription of Responsibility or Nature of Work

This positionreports directly to the Judith Blaine, MD, PhD, in the Division of RenalDiseases and Hypertension, and is responsible for conducting experiments, dataanalysis and preparation of manuscripts, posters and talks for researchconducted in a laboratory studying podocyte cell biology and  glomerular disease.

 

Areas of Responsibility / Scope of Research

The Blaine lab studies podocyte cellbiology, trafficking pathways and interactions between podocytes and the immunesystem. Research will be conducted in both in vitro and in vivo systems toexamine podocyte response to and trafficking of serum proteins such as albuminand IgG as well as immune complexes. The ultimate goal of this research is todefine molecular pathways involved in the podocyte response to and handling ofserum proteins and immune complexes to allow for the creation of targetedtherapies to treat immune mediated kidney diseases and prevent podocyte structuralderangements, cell death and progression of glomerular disease.


Salary and Benefits

 

Salary iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.

 

The Universityof Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment forour faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, weconduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

 

The ImmigrationReform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility bedocumented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

 

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on yourpaycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans andretirement 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 disabilityaccommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx 

 

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz MedicalCampus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body,faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a cultureof inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourageapplications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and allveterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality ineducation and employment.



Qualifications

MinimumRequirements

  • Graduation from an accredited college oruniversity with a PhD

Desiredor Preferred

  • Proven experience and familiarity with cellculture, Western blot analysis, qPCR, flow cytometry, immunofluorescence andIHC techniques as well as working with in vivo mouse models. Additionalexperience in advanced imaging methods will be considered favorably as willexperience with RNA-seq including data analysis.
  • Proven ability to work independently within aresearch lab
  • Demonstrated ability/proficiency/excellence withlarge data set analysis such as experience with RNA-seq data analysis.
  • Proven ability to independently designexperiments and analyze data.