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University of Colorado Associate Professor in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine


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 Department of Pharmacology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking applicants to fill a tenure-track faculty position at theAssistant, Associate, or Professorlevel in the area of*neuroscience/neurotechnologywith a focus on candidates developing and/or leveragingnoveloptical imaging tools and methodsto understand nervous system function. The research of the applicant should emphasize molecular, cellular and circuit mechanisms that are broadly related to understanding human nervous system diseases and/or the actions of existing drugs or the development of new drugs and therapies to treat neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders. In particular, we seek applicants whose research would complement our existing strengths inneuropharmacology*studying regulation of neurotransmitter receptors, ion channels, cell adhesion molecules, kinase and phosphatase signal transduction, and gene expression in control of neuronal function in normal learning and memory, as well as in neurodegeneration, ischemic brain injury, intellectual disability, schizophrenia, autism, and addiction.

This recruitment will be in conjunction with the new NeuroTechnology Center (NTC) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/neurotechnologycenter

One of the central missions of the NTC is to recruit faculty whose research is focused on developing, adapting, and implementing novel technologies to study nervous system function (both basic and translational). In this search we are in particular seeking applicants who use and develop novel molecular and cellular imaging methods, tools and approaches,including optical sensors and probes,to study nervous system function/in vitro/,/ex vivo/and/or/in vivo/.

We encourage applications from individuals who would thrive in a collaborative and interdisciplinary scientific environment that also includes cancer research, structural biology, epigenetics, and bioinformatics. For more information on research in the Department of Pharmacology see:http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/departments/Pharmacology/Pages/Pharmacology.aspx

Applicants should also be enthusiastic about teaching and serving as research mentors in our interdepartmental graduate training programs in pharmacology and neuroscience: (http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/Graduate-School/academic-programs/pharmacology/Pages/home.aspx) (http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/programs/Neuroscience/Pages/Neuroscience.aspx).

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.

Applicants must have a PhD and/or MD degree and appropriate and sufficient post-doctoral experience to establish and/or maintain an independent research program competitively funded by extramural grant support. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a CV, 2-3 publication reprints or unpublished manuscript preprints that have been posted on BioRxv or similar sites, a 2-3 page statement of research interests and future directions, and contact information for 3 references by applying to17431 atwww.cu.edu/cu-careers

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Associate Professor

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 17431