Professional Research Assistant - Clinical Research Coordinator

Aurora, CO
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

The Department of Clinical Immunology has an opening for a full-time Professional Research Assistant to work at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora.

Primary responsibilities include receiving and processing umbilical cord blood and as well as allogeneic and autologous apheresis products from adult stem cell donors for transplantation, preparing allogeneic and autologous apheresis products for infusion and assisting nurses during infusions, completing scientific assays for quality determination, working in a clean room environment, performing scientific calculations and data entry, and completing detailed paperwork throughout all processes.

This position is in support of and will provide the clinical services for various research projects. This position's responsibilities are critical in order to conduct research and include reviewing cord blood characteristics and supplying to internal and external researchers, participating in multiple research protocols, and performing scientific assays to acquire data for a federally sponsored project.

This position determines donor eligibility and releases units for investigational research to discover the effectiveness of drugs on multiple disorders. This position also banks units clinically for use in bone marrow transplantation and related research studies.

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:
  • B.S. degree with biological coursework required.
  • Flexible work schedule including nights and weekends will be required.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and abilities:
  • Knowledge of biology and good laboratory practices.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Two years of experience, preferably in a laboratory or healthcare environment is highly desired.
  • A Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) credential is preferred but not required.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s)

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 9159

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  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
  4. Copy of Unofficial Transcripts

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 - 20174 - SOM-MED-Clinical Immunology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 12, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Tate Hermanson

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00621158


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