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Assistant Professor
University of Colorado in Aurora, Colorado
Date Posted 10/05/2020
Faculty-Engineering-Other Engineering
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Assistant Professor - 19167 



University of Colorado – School of Medicine 
Department of Immunology and Microbiology

Assistant Professor 

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. The primary duties are to develop a strong, externally-funded research program and teach medical and graduate students. Candidates should have well-developed research plans that employ innovative approaches, human systems, and animal models to study pathogenic mechanisms, innate immune responses, and inflammatory processes during infection with emerging or re-emerging viruses. 
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 that employs innovative approaches, human systems, and animal models to study pathogenic mechanisms, innate immune responses, and inflammatory processes during infection with emerging or re-emerging viruses. 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 or co-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, 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.
The responsibilities include keeping abreast of current literature, formulating short- and long-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 the research being performed in the laboratory and to facilitate collaborations and interactions. These duties represent the primary responsibilities of the faculty member.

Working Conditions
Some flexibility in working schedule may be necessary for this position, but no ‘on-call’ or shift work is required. 
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.
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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.
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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.
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Diversity and Equity:
Please click here for information on disability accommodations: 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.




Minimum Qualifications 
This position requires a PhD, MD or comparable doctoral degree in the biomedical sciences with at least three years of post-doctoral experience within the fields of Virology and Immunology.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The applicant must have excellent interpersonal skills, innovative, cutting-edge research plans, experience in supervising or training of research personnel, and be highly self-motivated.  

*Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.     Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below Application Materials Instructions: Applications are accepted electronically at https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/moresearch.ftl?lang=en>CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 19167 When applying, applicants must include: (1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications; (2) A current Resume/CV; (3) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for 3-5 professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document; and (4) A detailed research plan summarizing current and proposed research. Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.   
Job Category
: Faculty 
Primary Location
: Aurora 
: Full-time 
Posting Date
: Sep 9, 2020 
Unposting Date
: Ongoing 
Posting Contact Name: Chris Brands 
Posting Contact Email: chris.brands@cuanschutz.edu 
Position Number: 00777345
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