Post-Doctoral Fellow - 29309
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Job Title: Post Doc – Lab Nagaraj
Position: #00807816 – Requisition: #29309
Nature of Work:
CellSight , the Ocular Stem Cell and Regeneration Program at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, seeks full-time (1.O FTE) Postdoctoral Fellows to carry out research in the areas of retinal biology, stem cell technologies, and regenerative medicine. CellSight is expanding and we are recruiting a team of Postdoctoral Fellows with an array of qualifications to compliment our programmatic growth. CellSight is a cross-disciplinary team of investigators working in a highly collaborative environment with the common goal of developing novel stem cell-based therapeutics to treat ocular diseases. For more information about research performed by CellSight teams please visit: https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/ophthalmology/research/cellsight-program.
The successful postdoctoral fellows will lead specific research projects aimed at: (1) developing innovative models of retinal degenerative diseases, (2) understanding the molecular mechanisms associated with disease, and (3) evaluating novel potential therapeutic strategies. This is an exciting, new line of work using cutting-edge technology in the stem cell field and we are looking for motivated and independent scientists willing to contribute their expertise and knowledge. There is no direct patient care or contact involved in this position. Main responsibilities include developing and carrying out research projects using stem cell culture and retinal organoid tissues along with cell, developmental and molecular biology techniques. Duties include publishing and communicating research results in both oral and written formats and assisting with the training and mentoring of students and technicians.
Professional Field- Biomedical Sciences
We are recruiting a team of several Postdoctoral Fellows with an array of qualifications to compliment CellSight programmatic growth. The Postdoctoral Fellows will report to CellSight principal investigators Joseph Brzezinski, Ph.D., Natalia Vergara, PhD, or Valeria Canto-Soler, Ph.D, based on the lab/project each postdoctoral fellow joins. They will receive direction and training in carrying out duties and responsibilities by the principal investigator.
Examples of Work Performed
The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Why Join Us:
The Department of Ophthalmology is housed in the Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center on the Anschutz Medical Campus. This state-of-the-art facility is one of the largest eye centers in the country and serves not only patients in the Rocky Mountain region but also patients all over the world.
The technological innovations conceived and developed by departmental faculty have changed the practice of eye care throughout the world. Our educational programs train the next generation of leaders in ophthalmology. Our specialists have developed national and international reputations for excellence in routine and complex ophthalmic care. We have invested heavily in tracking our clinical outcomes and we are proud that our clinicians perform at the highest levels in their respective fields.
The mission of the Department of Ophthalmology is to be a nationally recognized department of ophthalmology by providing exemplary patient care founded on educational leadership, innovative research, and high ethical standards
The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits-wellness .
Diversity and Equity:
The University of Colorado 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, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
How to Apply:
For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):
Questions should be directed to: Ashley Woodhouse firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers .
Screening of Applications Begins:
Screening begins on March 17th
Anticipated Pay Range:
The starting salary range (or hiring range ) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE: $56,684
The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.
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.
Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at email@example.com .
Background Check Statement:
The University of Colorado 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 investigations for all prospective employees.
The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:
The University of Colorado 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.
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 20254 - SOM-OP GENERAL OPERATIONS
: Mar 14, 2023
: Mar 20, 2023, 1:59:00 AM
Posting Contact Name: Ashley Woodhouse
Posting Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Number: 00807816
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