Post-Doctoral Fellow/Trainee at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, USA

Postdoctoral Position in USA
Post-Doctoral Fellow/Trainee: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is offering a postdoctoral fellowship in the Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Department. This position, based in the Janetzko Laboratory, focuses on studying G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) signaling, trafficking, and regulation. The fellowship provides an excellent training opportunity aimed at preparing individuals for an independent career in science, either in academics or industry.


Post-Doctoral Fellow/Trainee

Research Area

  • G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) signaling, trafficking, and regulation
  • Cellular metabolism and neuromodulation
  • Structural biology techniques (cryo-EM, crystallography, single-molecule fluorescence, structural mass spectrometry)


Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO


Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with protein expression and purification, ideally from mammalian cells.
  • Structural biology experience (ideally cryo-EM).
  • Experience with single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy (preferred but not required).
  • Training in chemistry (bioconjugation, peptide chemistry, etc.) is a plus.
  • Skills in scientific programming (e.g., Python, R, MATLAB) are highly valued.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficient in laboratory techniques, including safety procedures.
  • Effective communication skills in writing and orally.
  • Ability to interpret and master complex research protocols.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Pursue research goals established by the Program Director (Dr. John Janetzko).
  • Lead primary data collection and maintain accurate and up-to-date records.
  • Analyze data, prepare, and present research findings in journal papers and conferences.
  • Train, supervise, and guide student workers, graduate students, and professional research assistants.
  • Contribute to and lead grant writing activities.

Work Environment

  • Onsite at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO.
  • Participation in a dynamic, interdisciplinary team setting with access to state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Engagement in innovative research with opportunities for professional development and mentoring.


  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off, and more.
  • Relocation assistance provided if needed.
  • Salary range of $61,008 – $74,088, aligned with NIH scales and negotiable based on the candidate‚Äôs experience.

Diversity and Equity Commitment

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is an inclusive, respectful environment that values diversity. Applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+ community members, and veterans are encouraged.

How to Apply

For full consideration, applicants must submit the following documents electronically at CU Careers:

  1. A letter of interest detailing relevant job experiences and interest in the position.
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV) / Resume.
  3. Five professional references with contact details.

For inquiries, contact Anthony Davis at

Last Date for Application

  • Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
  • For best consideration, apply by August 30, 2024.

Embark on an exciting research journey with the Janetzko Laboratory and contribute to groundbreaking discoveries in the field of biochemistry and molecular genetics!



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