Posting Description: - Active laboratory work studying fetal physiology, fetal metabolism, and fetal organ development. - Actively participate in research conducted at the Perinatal Research Center. - Research responsibilities will primarily include molecular and cellular experiments and some work with animals (sheep). - The position will be required to spend a specified amount of time on weekends and evenings as necessary. - Position is located in the Perinatal Research Center on the Anschutz Medical Campus. Salary commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/pbs/. The University does check references as part of the employment process, and selection committee members may choose to contact work references during the search process other than those listed in your application. The University of Colorado Denver 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 investigations for all prospective employees prior to their employment. The University of Colorado Denver is an urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. 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 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver currently has over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America's most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Animal Sciences or related field, or equivalent experience may substitute on a year for year basis. - An understanding of basic molecular biology techniques is required. - Must be willing to learn new techniques as needed, pay attention to detail, and work well in a lab with multiple users.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Ability to spend a specified amount of time working on weekends and evenings as necessary. - On-job training will be provided to an otherwise well-qualified candidate.
Desired Qualifications: - Advanced degree in biological sciences or year for year equivalent experience if the Dean approves - Experience with primary cell culture and transfections - Experience with micro RNA and epigenetic techniques - Experience with RNA isolation, real time PCR, western blotting, immunohistochemistry, cell culture, and data entry/analysis is preferred.
Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus