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University of Colorado Assistant Professor in Aurora, Colorado

The University of Colorado School of Medicine

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

SOM/Cell and Developmental Biology

Assistant Professor (Open Rank)

Position #00767115 – Requisition 17225

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.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America’s most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

The university has proudly positioned itself as one of the top urban research universities in the country. Go on here about Anschutz Medical Campus programs, clinical enterprise and research.

_Job Summary:_

We invite candidates to apply forfaculty positionsin the area ofneuroscience/ neurotechnology, with a focus oncellular and developmental neuroscience. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous, innovative and independent research program and participate in teaching. They will join a highly interactive, interdisciplinary group of faculty, students, and fellows, who investigate many aspects of cell and developmental biology.

This recruitment will be in conjunction with the new Neurotechnology Center at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. This Neurotechnology Center supports research moving neuroscience forward through new technology.

The neuroscience community at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is very diverse. Faculty in several of the basic science departments and multiple clinical departments are actively involved in basic and disease-focused research. Additionally there is a strong interdepartmental Neuroscience Graduate Program (http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/programs/Neuroscience/Pages/Neuroscience.aspx). This graduate program currently has almost 50 graduate students working in laboratories in basic science and clinical departments.

The Department of Cell and Developmental Biology is one of six basic science departments in the School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus at the University of Colorado. New faculty will join a growing enterprise with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities on the Anschutz Medical Campus (please visitwww.medschool.ucdenver.edu/cdb). This campus opened 15 years ago and continues to build new research and clinical buildings, along with a growing bioscience park.

_Examples of Work Performed:_

Will use and/or develop novel approaches to investigations of nervous system development and function.

The neuroscience research in the department includes investigations on quantitative cell biology, glial cells, ion channels and taste and smell sensory systems.

_Salary and Benefits:_

The hiring salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located athttps://www.cu.edu/employee-services

The University of Colorado Denver | 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 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.

_Benefits:_ https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

_Total Compensation Calculator:_ https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

_Diversity and Equity_

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http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

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.

_Minimum Qualifications:_

Candidates must hold a Ph.D., preferably in Neuroscience, Neurotechnology, Neurobiology or a related field. Candidates should have a strong record of research accomplishments, including history of research funding, preferably with NIH, NSF, or another federal source, and publications in notable journals, preferably as first or second author.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Assistant Professor

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 17225

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