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PostDoctoral Associate

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 3, 2023

Job Summary

The Brumbaugh lab has an open position for a postdoctoral trainee interested in cell fate change and embryology. This position would focus on regulatory mechanisms that control gene expression in the context of physiological development and experimentally induced cell fate changes (i.e., induced pluripotency and transdifferentiation). In particular, the position requires extensive knowledge of early embryonic development and cell fate decisions. The ideal candidate would be well-organized, conscientious, and driven, with strong technical skills and scientific integrity.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Brumbaugh Lab in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado Boulder

We are interested in stem cell biology and cell fate change with an emphasis on epigenetic and post-transcriptional regulation.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
  • Design and execute innovative experiments.
  • Contribute to collaborative efforts both within the lab and with other labs.
  • Participate in weekly group meetings and journal clubs.
  • Communicate scientific discovery through publication and presentations.
What You Should Know

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to align with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement . New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The salary for this full-time position is $54,840 - $55,632 annually.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

Be Statements

Be ambitious. Be collaborative. Be Boulder.

What We Require
  • PhD or MD in molecular biology, developmental biology, biochemistry, or a related field.
What You Will Need
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • A strong track record of reporting previous work via publication and presentation.
  • Strong experience in embryology.
  • A strong motivation to understand developmental biology and push science forward.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific interest in this position.

If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version as an optional attachment.

During the application process you will need to enter contact information for a reference. We will request a letter of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.

Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until February 6th, 2023.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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