Professional Research Assistant

Location
Aurora, CO
Posted
May 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

SOM/Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

Professional Research Assistant

Position #618349- Requisition 09515

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive 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 public 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 Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have 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.

A PRA position is available for an individual interested in performing studies of human brain anatomy, including experience dissecting post mortem human brains to study the subthalamic nucleus. The PRA will handle post-mortem human brain tissue and will perform histochemistry and immunohistochemistry. Finally, the candidate will become familiar with deep brain stimulation. The PRA will be engaged in research projects within the laboratory involving dissecting human brains and immunohistochemistry and must have excellent record-keeping ability, communication skills, and ability to work independently.

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.

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Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • BS in biology, anatomy or other scientific discipline appropriate to the job.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with immunofluorescence, laser confocal microscopy and image analysis is preferred.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 9515

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
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 - 20091 - SOM-Cell and Devopmental Bio

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: May 25, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Diego Restrepo

Posting Contact Email: diego.restrepo@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00618349

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