Posting Description: The candidate will be trained in animal surgery for these projects. The major responsibility of the candidate will be to standardize these procedures, perform these surgeries in a reproducible way, and train additional laboratory personnel. Additional responsibilities include managing mouse colonies containing transgenic and knockout mice for these experiments. Training will also be provided by the Animal Facility at the University of Colorado Denver. The candidate is expected to carry out all aspects of projects involving animal procedures, including surgery, tissue harvesting from these animals, and preparation for analysis, including immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, and cell culture and molecular biology approaches. 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 is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Experience working with mice and experience with standard molecular and cellular biology techniques is necessary.
Desired Qualifications: Experience in handling mice and performing animal surgery is highly desirable.
Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus