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Assistant Professor Position at The Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes

The University of Colorado announces an opening for a full-time tenure eligible faculty position in the Basic and Translational Research Division of the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus.  The Barbara Davis Center is an internationally renowned Type 1 Diabetes clinical and basic science research institute making substantial contributions to patient care, clinical trials, and basic and translational Type 1 Diabetes related research.

We are currently seeking applications from talented investigators at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with experience in the field of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).

Candidates with interests in the following T1D-related research areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Molecular and cellular immunology
  • Mechanisms of autoimmunity
  • Human islet biology
  • Molecular, cellular and developmental models of T1D

Applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent) degree, at least three years of post-doctoral experience within the field of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D), an outstanding publication record and a well-developed research plan. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong, extramurally funded research program related to Type 1 Diabetes research. An attractive start-up package with highly competitive conditions of employment will be offered. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package.  Information on University benefits programs is located at A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

To apply, please visit:, search for position 11111 and attach:

  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
  2. A current CV/resume.
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and email addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document.
  4. Statement of Research Philosophy and Vision.

Application Deadline:
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017, and will continue until December 1, 2017.

Questions should be directed to Talisha Bell, (303) 724-5232.

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.​