Assistant Research Professor – University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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Assistant Research Professor – 31106 Research Faculty

Description
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Pathology

Job Title: Assistant Research Professor

Position #00815102 – Requisition #31106

Job Summary:

The Department of Pathology seeks an experienced PhD scientist to work full time, on site, in a wet bench laboratory directed by a senior clinical faculty member at the Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora Colorado. The position is based in a laboratory focused on hormones and receptor tyrosine kinases, mechanisms of drug resistance and sensitivity, studies to better understand transcription regulation and signaling pathways, cell metabolism, and drug responses by breast cancer cells.

This position includes team-based research as well as the opportunity to develop independent scientific projects, submit independent grant applications, and participate in independent collaborative research as long as the laboratory effort continues in a robust manner. Candidates must be self-motivated, team-oriented, and able to think critically. The successful candidate will be expected to assist with grant and manuscript preparation, present at scientific conferences, and drive their projects to completion while also managing the laboratory. The candidate is not expected to be scientifically or financially independent, however, the position is at will and not guaranteed in the absence of scientific productivity and funding.

Key Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Management, use and preservation of breast cell lines, fixed embedded cell lines and tumor xenografts.
  • Preparing tumors and cells for immunohistochemistry, immunocytochemistry, DNA, RNA, and protein analysis
  • RNA and DNA analyses of tumors and cell lines (RNA-seq, single cell RNA-seq)
  • Preparation of specimens and designing analyses for flow cytometry and flow sorting
  • Tissue culture including management of cell line stocks, development of drug-resistant models, shRNA clones, labeled cells for multiple uses, treatment studies, use on the IncuCyte
  • Mouse care and handling including xenograft model development and maintenance, pre-clinical treatment studies, and metastasis experiments
  • Skills in acquiring and organizing data and general data analysis using Microsoft Office or equivalent software
  • Strong record-keeping and data recording/analysis
  • Ability to organize and maintain lab stocks and logs
  • Training lab personnel of all levels
  • A constant desire to learn, ability to multitask, possession of superb organizational skills, and self-motivation
  • Ability to develop and complete funded projects
  • Preparing grants as a PI as appropriate (i.e., R21) and as a co-investigator on the PIs grants (i.e., R01)
  • Writing manuscripts and presenting data at scientific conferences

Work Location:

Onsite – this role is expected to work onsite and is located in Aurora, CO.

Why Join Us:

Welcome to the Department of Pathology of the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. The Department has grown substantially in the past 15 years, from 40 to 120 faculty in parallel with the remarkable growth of our hospital-based affiliates as well as the city and county of Denver. Our work is value driven and focused on scientific investigation, lifelong learning, and a balance of personal and professional values. In addition to a vibrant and highly competitive residency program with 25 positions, we offer 9 fellowships and participate in numerous graduate schools and the MD/PhD program of the CU School of Medicine. Our faculty and staff are diverse, and gender balanced, with women comprising 50% of our residents, Assistant, Associate and Full Professors (including those with tenure).

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.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

  • PhD in field related to Molecular Biology/Cancer Biology with research experience post doctoral of at least 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Published researcher in field related to breast cancer
  • At least two years experience with in vivo and in vitro and in silico models of breast cancer
  • Successful history of writing and publishing papers in peer reviewed scientific literature
  • Successful history of writing grants and external funding receipt from those grant applications
  • Managerial and operational experience providing on site leadership of wet bench research lab, at least 3 years

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of cancer biology, familiarity with technical and operational running of basic science lab related to breast cancer, treatment development and response

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position

2. Curriculum vitae / Resume

3. Five professional references, including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Questions should be directed to: https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4573690&targetURL=Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

  • PhD in field related to Molecular Biology/Cancer Biology with research experience post doctoral of at least 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Published researcher in field related to breast cancer
  • At least two years experience with in vivo and in vitro and in silico models of breast cancer
  • Successful history of writing and publishing papers in peer reviewed scientific literature
  • Successful history of writing grants and external funding receipt from those grant applications
  • Managerial and operational experience providing on site leadership of wet bench research lab, at least 3 years

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of cancer biology, familiarity with technical and operational running of basic science lab related to breast cancer, treatment development and response

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position

2. Curriculum vitae / Resume

3. Five professional references, including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Questions should be directed to: Pamela.Yearous@cuanschutz.edu

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE:

$85,000-$105,000 annually

The faculty member is eligible to receive Incentive pay once per year, based on the Department of Pathology Incentive Program Policies, as well as academic enrichment funds and professional leave commensurate with other research faculty.

The above salary range (or 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

ADA Statement:

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 hr.adacoordinator@cuanschutz.edu​.

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.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.

Qualifications
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 — DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS – 20112 – SOM-Pathology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 7, 2023

Unposting Date: Sep 13, 2023, 5:59:00 AM Posting Contact Name: Pamela Yearous Posting Contact Email: Pamela.Yearous@cuanschutz.edu Position Number: 00815102

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