Are you a scientist from an underrepresented* background looking for a position as a postdoctoral researcher?
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is inviting applications for our BMG Postdoctoral Recruitment Symposium on March 26th, 2021. This new initiative was spearheaded by the recruitment subcommittee of the Diversity, Equity, and Anti-racism (DEAR) committee within the department. Applicants should be interested in at least one but as many as four labs within the BMG department. Successful applicants are eligible to apply for additional funding opportunities such as the BMG Postdoctoral Professional Development Award ($10,000 in professional development funds) as well as the RNA Bioscience Initiative (RBI) Postdoctoral Fellowship for those working in the area of RNA biology.
We intend for this recruitment event to introduce candidates to faculty of interest as well as the department as a whole. Invited candidates will meet one-on-one with BMG faculty of interest and trainees from each faculty member’s lab. Candidates will present a research seminar open to the entire department, and speak with trainees in the department about the Anschutz campus and life in Denver, as well as representatives from the Anschutz Postdoctoral Office and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Applications are due January 29th, 2021 and candidates will be notified by February 19th. All applicants will receive feedback on their applications. The Recruitment day symposium will take place via Zoom March 26th, 2021.
Applicants must have either already obtained their PhD or be within one year of defending their Ph.D. thesis. Interested candidates should submit an application including a CV and at least one letter of recommendation to be emailed by the letter writer directly to David Bentley (DEAR recruitment subcommittee faculty member) with the subject line “BMG Postdoctoral Recruitment Symposium Letter of Recommendation”.
*Candidates must be from
racial or ethnic groups that are underrepresented in the sciences.* There are no citizenship requirements to be eligible for the BMG postdoc recruitment event or fellowship opportunities.