Current Job Openings

Date posted: 6/22/2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Reproductive Endocrinology Laboratory at the University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Integrative Physiology, is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to conduct experiments on an NIH-funded project to examine neuroendocrine control of reproduction. The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences or a related field. Experience with rodent surgery, immunohistochemistry, immunoassays, molecular cloning and PCR is desirable. The ideal candidate should be bench-intensive, self-motivating, and intellectually driven. The position will commence immediately after a candidate is identified. A description of our research interests can be found in: http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/reproductive.html.

To apply, please contact Dr. Pei-San Tsai (pei-san.tsai@colorado.edu) and include a cover letter and an updated curriculum vita with the application. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. The University of Colorado is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment and excellent benefits. Learn more about the University of Colorado by visiting https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers.

Date posted: 5/25/2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship - Neurobiology of the Link Between Sensory Perception and Motor Activation

A Postdoctoral Fellowship is available in the lab of Dr. Jonathan Prather in the Neuroscience Program and the Department of Zoology and Physiology at the University of Wyoming. This position is funded through an NSF CAREER Award to study the neural mechanisms through which female songbirds evaluate the quality of male song and use that information to choose their mate. We are seeking a talented and strongly self-motivated Ph.D. to join us in using optogenetic, behavioral, immunohistological, neuroendocrine and electrophysiological techniques to address our questions. Training can be provided in each of these approaches, but candidates with a strong background in electrophysiological characterization of neural circuits are strongly preferred. Ease in working together with graduate and undergraduate students is also desired.

The focus of this fellowship will be electrophysiological characterization and optogenetic manipulation of neurons implicated in song perception and behavioral indicators of mate choice, and this position offers the opportunity to develop independent research projects. The position is scheduled to begin in January 2018, but that start date can be earlier or later for outstanding candidates. 2.5 years of competitive salary, benefits and full experimental support are available, with additional support possible for very productive individuals.

To apply for this position, please submit a PDF containing: 1) a cover letter describing your research interests, goals and relevant experience, 2) your CV, and 3) contact information for 3 or more references. Please submit that to Dr. Jonathan Prather (Jonathan.Prather@uwyo.edu). Informal inquiries to the same email address are welcome. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check.

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Date posted: 5/25/2017

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Job Description:

The Research Assistant will assist with a grant-funded research project investigating the influence of prenatal maternal depression on infant brain and behavioral development. Specific duties include scheduling participants, making phone calls, assisting with research study visits assessing mothers and infants, collection and processing of biological samples, entering data into spreadsheets, supervision of junior research assistants, etc. Research Assistant will work very closely with other project staff and participants, and therefore must have excellent interpersonal skills. This project is a collaboration between the Neurodevelopmental Research Program at the University of Denver (www.du.edu/neurodevelopment) and the University of Colorado at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Research Assistant will be involved in data collection at both sites. This is a full-time position (i.e., 40 hours per week) that comes with DUís full benefits package, and the funding for this position is contingent on grant funding. The schedule requires daytime hours and some evening/weekend availability. The Psychology department at the University of Denver is a highly collaborative, research-oriented department that values interdisciplinary perspectives. The University of Denverís vision is to be a great private university dedicated to the public good. DU values inclusive excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages and includes the rich diversity of constituents. Students and faculty in the Psychology Department actively contribute to these goals through scholarship, teaching, and service.

Required Skills:

  • Fluency in English
  • Experience working with children
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational abilities
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team environment
  • Flexible schedule, including nights and weekends to accommodate data collection
  • Ability to learn quickly and pay attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office softwareRequired Experience
  • Bachelor's degree, Psychology or related discipline preferred

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience coordinating research projects
  • Experience working with women and infants
  • Experience in psychology conducting interviews or standard assessments
  • Phlebotomy license and Child/Infant CPR certification
  • Statistical knowledge

Please submit a CV and cover letter to du.researchassistant@gmail.com

Date posted: 5/18/2017

SCIENTIST/SENIOR SCIENTIST position at DSM labs in Boulder.

We have a strong preference for recruiting someone in the Boulder/Denver/Ft. Collins metro area. A person with excellent in vitro/in vivo skills with 3+ years of postdoc experience (industry or academia) is the bare minimum for which we are looking. Some direct experiences with in silico approaches or self-assembling organoids (or both) would also be significant plusses, but they are not necessarily required.

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Date posted: 11/25/2016

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM, "Developmental Psychopathology, Psychobiology, and Behavior", University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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Date posted: 9/25/2016

Faculty Position in Neuroscience - University of Colorado Boulder

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Date posted: 9/13/2016

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM, "Developmental Psychopathology, Psychobiology, and Behavior", University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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Date posted: 9/13/2016

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder is seeking to hire a behavioral neuroscientist at the Assistant Professor level. Please see details below.

As part of a multi-year initiative to enhance existing strengths and interests in Neuroscience, the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience (http://www.colorado.edu/psych-neuro/http://www.colorado.edu/psych-neuro/) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant professor position from candidates with active research programs that apply innovative and transformative neurotechnologies, to begin Fall 2017. The Department is recognized as one of the premier academic homes for the integration of psychology and neuroscience through our commitment to research, undergraduate education, and graduate training that all emphasize rigorous scientific methods, interdisciplinary collaboration, and a focus on the interplay between biology, brain, mind, and behavior. This faculty position is aimed at strengthening a world-class core of behavioral and molecular neuroscientists focused on understanding the functioning of the nervous system in health and disease. The successful candidate will develop a collaborative interdisciplinary research program in neuroscience with potential for extramural funding. They will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate education mission of the department, and to the administrative direction of the unit. A Ph.D. in neuroscience, biology or related science field is required.

Applications are only accepted electronically at https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=06716&lang=en, posting #06716 and must include the following:

1. Letter of application describing your qualifications for the position, explaining how your expertise synergizes with existing departmental and university strengths;
2. Curriculum vitae;
3. Statement of research interests;
4. Three representative reprints/preprints (compiled into one document for attachment);
5. Statement of teaching interests and experience;
6. Names and contact information for at least three references. Referees will be sent information on how to submit their letters through CU Careers. You will receive an email when letters are requested and will be able to verify through CU Careers whether or not their letters have been submitted. Applicants who use a portfolio service such as Interfolio are to list the assigned, unique email address of the recommendation provider. That portfolio address will receive an automated email and will upload your reference.

If you have difficulty submitting information, contact Alicia Segal at: 303-492-7510. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu.