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University of Colorado Post-Doctoral Fellow in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Fellow

A full-time POSTDOCTORAL POSITION for a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD is available in the laboratory of Kristi Kuhn, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Kuhn’s laboratory studies how intestinal bacteria and their metabolites affect adaptive immune development in the setting of systemic inflammatory diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease, spondyloarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.

The successful candidate will be a motivated individual seeking this position as a training opportunity to develop their research career and become an independent scientist. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will be a key member of the research team as a project leader.

Job Responsibilities:The duties and responsibilities of this position will include, but not be restricted to:

  • Developing and conducting experiments related to the production of microbial metabolites, modeling human diseases in mice, and interrogation of both murine and human immune responses to microbiota and their metabolites

  • Maintaining detailed records of experimental protocols and resulting data

  • Being in compliance with all regulatory agencies

  • Reading and presenting relevant literature, presenting work at local and national venues, and writingmanuscripts and applicable grants

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

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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.

Required education/experience/skills (minimum qualifications):

  • PhD, MD, or MD/PhD

  • History of research publications

  • At least 4 years of wet laboratory experience

Desired qualifications:

  • A strong background knowledge in immunology and/or microbiology

  • Skills such as mouse handling, microbiology, tissue processing, flow cytometry, histology/immunofluorescence, ELISA-based systems, and cell culture

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15686