Working Title MIP Postdoctoral Fellow - Prion Biology Open Pool
Position Location Fort Collins, CO Research Professional Position
Yes Posting Number 202100195AP Position Type Admin Professional/
Research Professional Classification Title Number of Vacancies Work
Hours/Week Proposed Annual Salary Range Salary is commensurate with
experience and qualifications. Position start at $45,000 - $50,000
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Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) To ensure
full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)
on 09/30/2021 Description of Work Unit
The Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology (MIP) Department is
comprised of over 400 individuals who share a common passion for
solving some of the most important human and animal health problems
today. Research programs include those related to mycobacteria,
retroviruses, prions, and arthropod-borne infectious diseases, as
well as the diagnostic investigation of naturally-occurring animal
diseases. A leader in education, MIP provides the only microbiology
undergraduate degree program in Colorado, a graduate program that
provides training in a number of cutting-edge disciplines, and
several specialized veterinary residency training programs.
Temporary Postdoctoral Fellow positions may become available
throughout the year in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology
and Pathology in the area of Prion Biology research. The projected
postdoctoral positions would involve project planning, data
acquisition, data analysis and manuscript preparation. Prion
biology and the role of protein aggregation in disease are major
areas of research emphasis in the Department.
This is an open pool and applications will be forwarded as
position(s) become available.
Required Job Qualifications
Applicants must have a doctoral or equivalent degree in
Microbiology, Immunology, Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry,
Veterinary Pathology, Epidemiology, Entomology or closely related
field at time of hire.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Knowledge or experience in prion biology demonstrated in
submitted application materials
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are
expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment
to diversity and inclusion.