The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Genetics and Metabolism at The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the Children’s Hospital Colorado seek an ABMGG certified Clinical Biochemical Geneticist to provide leadership and vision for the future in a well-known and respected Biochemical Genetics Laboratory at the Children’s Hospital Colorado. The successful candidate will join existing staff, including the founding director, Dr. Stephen Goodman, during the transition in leadership.
The Biochemical Genetics Laboratory at CHCO provides a full array of metabolite assays and a variety of enzyme assays. The position is in the Section of Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics and works closely with leadership in the Department of Pathology and hospital laboratory staff and leadership. Opportunities for genetic research related to children’s health and disease are available for qualified candidates with independent research funding. Opportunities for clinical involvement are available for physician-scientists.
A generous and competitive package of salary, benefits and start-up support will be provided. Information on University benefits programs is located at www.cu.edu/cu-careers/. You may also apply directly at the CU-Careers website, searching for job #18661, where you will also find a detailed job description. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Jessica Donato (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The position is listed at the Associate Professor level but it can be available at any academic level based on experience.
As one of 4 campuses of the University of Colorado System, CUAMC is a new campus designed to be a home to biomedical research and education in all areas. CUAMC is home to the Children’s Hospital Colorado flagship location, the University of Colorado Hospital flagship location, the new Veteran’s Administration Hospital, the School of Medicine, the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, the School of Dental Medicine, the College of Nursing, and the multi-campus Colorado School of Public Health. CUAMC is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The University strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D., and/or M.D., and ABMG certification in Clinical Biochemical Genetics. Minimum of 2 years experience post completion of ABMGG training, including assay development and troubleshooting. Experience with various methods and instrumentation, including:
chromatography (GC and various LC methods)
mass spectrometry, and
various approaches to enzyme assays are required.
Preferred Qualifications: at least 4 years of experience in the technical and scientific direction of biochemical genetics laboratory and assay development
Internal Number: 18661
About University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.