MIP Postdoctoral Fellow - Prion Biology Open Pool

Updated: 22 days ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 31 Mar 2023

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Working Title MIP Postdoctoral Fellow - Prion Biology Open Pool
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Is this position eligible for hybrid or remote work?
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 202201513AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
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Proposed Annual Salary Range Position starts at $50,000 - $60,000. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Employee Benefits
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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 03/31/2023
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.
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Position Summary
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
Diversity Statement
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a letter of intent outlining your specific area(s) of expertise, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three references, and unofficial transcript. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
This pool will expire on 03/31/2023. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Search Contact MIP HR Team, CVMBS-MIP_HR@colostate.edu
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