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,
POSITION CLASSIFICATION: RESEARCH FACULTY
Bioinformatics Fellow for the BDC and RNA Bioscience Initiative
The RNA Bioscience Initiative and the Barbara Davis Center (BDC) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine seek to hire an RNA Bioinformatics Fellow. The Bioinformatics Fellowship is a unique, semi-autonomous postdoctoral position at the Research Associate Level that will provide informatics training with the goal of mastering the large skill set needed for RNA bioinformatics analysis related to Type 1 Diabetes Research. The fellow will develop and apply software for the analysis of a variety of RNA sequencing and other experiments to:
measure the abundance of small and long non-coding RNAs
the diversity of mRNA isoforms by splicing in bulk and single cells
the association of RNA-protein interactions by RIP and CLIP-seq
the production of nascent RNA transcripts using GRO-seq
the stability of mRNAs after transcription
in vivo RNA polymerase II distribution
We anticipate hiring a computational biology fellow who will be primarily housed at the BDC, but will have access to shared newly renovated, common space within the RBI to maximize collegial interactions with the other RBI fellows. The fellow will work with basic and translational research labs at the BDC and will also have the opportunity to interact with a variety of RNA informatics researchers on campus. The fellow will develop new visualization tools that enable interactive analysis of RNA sequencing data sets. In addition, the fellow will provide training to predoctoral student and postdoctoral students at the BDC to promote the use of RNA informatics for T1D research. Our ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in RNA analysis of immune and/or islet cells, and wish to expand their training to become proficient in both disciplines. The positions will be for two years with the possibility to extend the fellowship for an additional year. Stipends will be above the NIH recommended pay scale. Toward the end of their tenure, Fellows will have the opportunity to develop collaborations with faculty in the School of Medicine and liaise with pharmaceutical and biotech companies to secure a stable long-term position in Informatics.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the contact information for 3 people who will provide letters of reference.
Materials should be submitted through CU Careers.
We will begin reviewing applications immediately and the search will remain open until the positions are filled.
Special Notices to Applicants:
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Salary and Benefits:
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 .
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 checks for all new employees prior
to their employment.
Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be
documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative
formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.
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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.