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University of Colorado Assistant Professor in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

DEPARTMENT OF IMMUNOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY

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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.

NATURE OF WORK:

This is a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position in the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The primary duties are to develop a strong, externally funded research program and teach medical and graduate students. Candidates should have research interests and experience in microbiology, immunology, mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis and/or host response to infection.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

The individual holding this position will report to the Chair of the Department of Immunology and Microbiology.

SUPERVISION PROVIDED:

The person holding this position will develop and direct an independent, externally funded research program related to microbiology and/or immunology. This individual will be responsible for the daily management, supervision, training and evaluation of personnel (such as graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and professional research assistants) whose positions are funded by research grants on which s/he is the principal investigator.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties of the individual holding this position will be threefold. First, the individual is expected to develop a productive, externally funded research program. Second, the individual will carry out teaching of medical and graduate students as assigned by the department chair and performed under the supervision of designated directors for individual courses. Third, as requested by the chair, the individual is expected to participate in service activities within the department, the university, and the broader scientific community that contribute to the accomplishment of department and university missions and that promote the success and welfare of the broader scientific community.

This responsibility includes keeping abreast of current literature, formulating long- and short-term research goals, designing and performing appropriate experiments to achieve those goals, maintaining compliance with all institutional, state, and federal biomedical research guidelines, rules, and regulations, evaluating laboratory data and protocols, preparing and submitting manuscripts based on research conducted within the laboratory, and preparing and submitting grant applications to appropriate federal or private agencies to secure funding for the research program. It is important for the individual to interact effectively with other members of departmental faculty and the scientific community and to establish fruitful research collaborations. The individual is expected to present research in all appropriate venues to increase the awareness of research being performed in the laboratory and to facilitate collaborations and interactions. These first two duties represent the primary responsibilities of the faculty member.

_SALARY AND BENEFITS:_

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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.

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_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.

_QUALIFICATIONS:_

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This position requires a PhD, MD or comparable doctoral degree in the biomedical sciences with at least two years of post-doctoral experience within the broad field of Microbiology or Immunology. The applicant must have excellent interpersonal skills, some experience in supervising or training of research personnel, familiarity with computers and be self-motivated.

_WORKING CONDITIONS:_

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Some flexibility in working schedule may be necessary for this position, but no ‘on-call’ or shift work is required.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Assistant Professor

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 17282

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