Biomedical Sciences Postdoctoral Fellows – Research – Open Pool

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO 80523

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Working Title Biomedical Sciences Postdoctoral Fellows – Research – Open Pool


Position Location Fort Collins, CO


Research Professional Position Yes


Posting Number 202100082AP


Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional


Classification Title


Number of Vacancies


Work Hours/Week


Proposed Annual Salary Range 47,500 to 56,400


Employee Benefits


Colorado State University ( CSU ) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas. https://hr.colostate.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2021/01/benefits-summary-afap.pdf.


Desired Start Date


Position End Date (if temporary)


To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 05/31/2021


Description of Work Unit


The Department of Biomedical Sciences: This interdisciplinary department contains over 25 faculty with strong international reputations and a track record of extramural support. Faculty research interests are focused in cellular, molecular and integrative biology, reproductive biology including gonadal function, and neurobiology with relevant emphasis in areas related to neuronal differentiation, degeneration and regeneration, ion channels and membrane physiology, synaptic mechanisms, neuronal circuitry, sensory biology, artificial neural networks, and neuroendocrinology. The department is highly interactive and offers postdoctoral fellows a friendly but rigorous learning environment. There is ample opportunity for informal interactions between fellows and faculty, thus encouraging the kind of discussions and collaborations that are critical to success in the cutting-edge atmosphere of modern biomedical research. Program faculty members are housed in modern research buildings with state-of-the-art equipment. All of the training faculty members have laboratories that are within relatively close proximity. University facilities that support research efforts include electron microscopes, flow cytometer and fluorescent activated cell sorter, confocal microscopes, DNA , RNA and protein sequencing and syntheses labs, a mass spectrometer lab, and facilities for genomics, preoteomics, and transgenic animal research. The hard work of research is balanced by the unique opportunity to enjoy the mountains and canyons of beautiful Colorado.


Position Summary


Postdoctoral positions available in biomedical sciences laboratories studying the role of selected molecules on biological processes in vivo or in vitro.


Required Job Qualifications


Applicants must have a doctoral degree or equivalent degree (Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M.) and publications in peer-reviewed journals. Applications will be accepted from graduate students completing their doctoral degree requirements, but the degree must be completed before applicants can begin their postdoctoral appointment.


Preferred Job Qualifications


Diversity Statement


Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.


Essential Duties


Special Instructions to Applicants


Please submit a letter of intent outlining your specific area(s) of expertise, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.


This pool is valid through May 31, 2021. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.


Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)


Search Contact BMS Postdoc Pool, CVMBS-BMS_pd_pool@mail.colostate.edu


EEO Statement


Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity (https://oeo.colostate.edu/) is located in 101 Student Services.


The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu.


The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.


Background Check Policy Statement


Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


References Requested


Minimum Requested 3


Maximum Requested 3


Supplemental Questions


Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


Applicant Documents


Required Documents


+ Curriculum Vitae


+ Cover Letter


Optional Documents



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