University of Colorado Denver
Department of Pathology
The University of Colorado Denver seeks a full time postdoctoral fellow to work in the Department of Pathology at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. The University of Colorado Denver 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.
Job Responsibilities: This is a postdoctoral position in Dr. Xiao-Jing Wang’s laboratory, for a motivated individual seeking training to develop his/her independent research career. The lab has research activities on the role of TGFβ signaling in head and neck cancer, skin cancer, skin development, and wound healing, and the pathological functions of TGFβ in inflammatory skin disorders. Ongoing research includes the following areas: cancer stem cells, experimental therapeutics of head and neck cancer, the microenvironment in head and neck cancer and skin cancer, microRNAs in head and neck cancer, chronic wound healing and therapeutic interventions, and inflammatory or fibrotic skin disorders.
Find more detailed information at: http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/departments/Pathology/research/Pages/wanglab.as Responsibilities include conducting experiments, data analysis, grant/paper writing, and mentoring graduate students. Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field with a background in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, and/or oncology. Self-motivation, commitment to scientific research, and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Required Qualifications: Must have completed an advanced degree (PhD, MD, DVM) from an accredited institution and have working knowledge of basic research skills as they relate to cancer research. Applicants must be NRSA training grant eligible (a US citizen or permanent resident).
Particular consideration will be given to applicants with experience in signal transduction and mouse models of cancer.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience, using the NIH pay scale for postdoctoral fellows. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/pbs/
Applications are accepted electronically at http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/79611
Review of applications will begin 05/05/2014, and continue until position is filled.
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