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Post-Doctoral Fellow

Company: University of Colorado
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Center for Bioethics and Humanities

Post-Doctoral Fellow

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Center for Bioethics and Humanities has an opening for a full-time University Post-Doc (unclassified) position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

About CBH:

We at CBH are committed to creating a world-class research group that focuses on empirical, policy-relevant research on topics at the intersection of bioethics and health policy. ( Our core research faculty includes Dr. Eric G. Campbell, Dr. Lisa Bero, Dr. Matt Wynia, Dr. Christine Baugh, Dr. Matthew DeCamp, Dr. Marilyn Coors and Dr. Megan Morris. ( The work of our research team focuses on important contemporary issues in bioethics and health policy including: conflicts of interest in medicine, medical aid in dying, bias in research, ethical issues in genetics research, the use of novel monoclonal antibodies in COVID-19, return to sport after injury, the use of artificial intelligence in health care, community engagement and disability-related healthcare disparities. Our research methods span the spectrum of traditional health services research methodologies including, but not limited to, qualitative methods, survey research, secondary data analyses, synthesis /meta methods, quasi-experimental methods and clinical trials.

The University Colorado provides a wealth of opportunities for professional development for Post-doctoral fellows including, but not limited to, numerous lectures, work-in-progress meetings, an Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and other forms of professional development support. In addition, we at the CBH offer limited support to attend scientific meetings to develop your national research profile. Although teaching is not required for this position, there may opportunities to contribute to relevant coursework on a limited basis. This position does not provide opportunities for the clinical practice of medicine.

Aligning our values with yours:

At the CBH, we value professional commitment; courage and creativity; scientific rigor; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting a world class Post-doctoral fellow whose values align with ours.

Job Summary:

The Center for Bioethics and Humanities (CBH) at the University of Colorado is seeking to hire a Post-doctoral Research Fellow starting September 1, 2021 or sooner. The fully funded appointment will last one year and is renewable for a second year. While the position does not include a faculty appointment, a successful fellow may be considered for a faculty appointment upon completion of the fellowship. The stipend is competitive and benefits are provided. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of CBH and University of Colorado.

Examples of Work Performed:

In this role you will be expected to:

  • Begin to establish an independent program of empirical research,
  • Engage in multidisciplinary scholarly activities consistent with the mission of the CBH and the University of Colorado;
  • Prepare and present your current and future research in high impact journals and at conferences;
  • Provide mentorship to research staff as appropriate;
  • Participate in the group's academic and operational meetings.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at $53,760 - $63,760. Following current NIH Stipend Guidelines.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD, MD or JD or equivalent doctorate with a focus on ethics, epidemiology, health policy, public policy, public health, clinical epidemiology, pharmacology, or other relevant fields. Obtained by position start date;
  • Experience and interest in bioethics;
  • Strong research skills;
  • Expertise in working through problems systematically and cooperatively with colleagues and implementing agreed solutions;
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Commitment to contributing to a diverse and equitable community;
  • Demonstrated ability to work both in person and remotely on multi-disciplinary teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or success with the competitive grants process;
  • Experience supervising research staff;

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

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