University of Colorado Post-Doctoral Fellow in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Fellow

The University of Colorado Denver l 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.

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. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to study the interactions between bacteria at the intestinal surface, mucosal immunity, and systemic autoimmunity as it relates to rheumatoid arthritis and spondyloarthritis. The candidate will join and be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team with experts in mucosal immunology, microbiome analysis, and translational studies.

Job Responsibilities:The duties and responsibilities of this position will include but not be restricted to the performance of techniques involving murine models of disease, gnotobiotics, microbiology, human tissue acquisition and processing as well as flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, ELISA-based activation systems, cell based activation systems, and the identification and analysis of antigen-specific B and T cells.

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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Diversity and Equity:

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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

Desired qualifications: A strong background in immunology, as well as innate curiosity, good organizational and interpersonal skills, and a desire to pursue an independent academic career.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15686