University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus (CU Anschutz)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, CO, United States

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare.

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The University of Colorado Cancer Center (CU Cancer Center or Center), headquartered at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is Colorado’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, a distinction recognizing its outstanding contributions to research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. CU Cancer Center’s clinical care sites are UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO) are ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

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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.

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available now for a qualified scientist to join the laboratory of Dr. Eduardo Davila in the Tumor Host Interactions Program and the Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Initiative at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Dr. Davila’s research team focuses on developing novel genetic and drug-based platforms that enhance and maintain T cell responses towards weakly immunogenic and lowly expressed tumor antigens as well as strategies to overcome the immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment to restore anti-tumor T cell responses. The successful candidate will be expected to lead and develop projects and perform independent experiments.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in biomedical sciences is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience in cancer immunology, cloning and genetic engineering, tumor-microenvironment interactions, flow cytometry, and cell culture are required. Knowledge in cancer immunology, molecular and cell biology, and biochemistry are essential. The incumbent will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Ability to execute and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneous; to design and perform experiments, develop and learn new techniques, critically interpret experimental results, and present data; to participate in the preparation of grant applications and publications.

Preferred Qualifications: A track record of peer-reviewed scientific publication and experience in T cell-based therapy is preferred; Experience in handling mice, multi-parameter flow cytometry.

Applicants, please apply electronically at to job posting number 14902. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and reviewed on a rolling basis.

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 at Employee Services,/a>.

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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.

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