Professional Research Assistant

Aurora, CO
Mar 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

The CU School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, has an opening for a part-time (0.5 FTE) research ultrasound technician at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO. The part-time ultrasound technician will play an integral role in the evolving fetal, infant, toddler, and early childhood imaging program being established in conjunction with Children's Hospital Colorado. As part of the Children's Hospital Imaging of Learning and Development (CHILD) Lab, the successful candidate will be actively involved in on-going studies of neonatal and early childhood brain and behavioral development.

Primary duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Scheduling research ultrasounds
  • Consenting participants
  • Conducting ultrasounds per study protocols
  • Recording results of experiments
  • Collection, preparation, and analysis of biological specimens
  • Attending research meetings

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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.

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Minimum Qualifications:
  • BA or BS degree
  • Completion of an accredited ultrasound training program or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years experience conducting fetal ultrasounds
  • Demonstrated ability to work with expecting mothers and young children
Desired Qualifications:
  • Nursing or medical assistant training
  • Phlebotomy experience, or willingness to learn
  • Up-to-date CPR and first aid training
  • Experience with high-risk obstetric ultrasound

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 3494

When applying at CU Careers, applicants must include:
  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 e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20295 - SOM-Radiology

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Jan 21, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Tim Oakberg

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00618908


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