Professional Research Assistant

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

Nature of Work:

  • Professional Research Assistant, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
  • Full-time (1.0 FTE) appointment under the supervision of Ricardo Battaglino, PhD
  • Primary duties are to assist with research projects
  • Specific responsibilities include the following: regulatory compliance, perform data collection, computerized data input, data and database management, and research reports

Professional Field:

  • Research Rehabilitation /Biology

Supervision Received:

  • Title: Professional Research Assistant
  • Supervised by Dr. Ricardo Battaglino

Supervision Exercised:

  • None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • General molecular biology techniques including DNA/RNA extraction, modification, PCR, transformation, clone selection and propagation.
  • Various recombinant protein expression vectors into bacterial or mammalian expression systems.
  • Maintenance, propagation and transfection of mammalian cells.
  • Additional experience in immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy will be a bonus
  • Managerial duties generally include, reordering supplies, and maintaining security standards.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree (e.g. Bachelor of Science) or higher in a related field

Salary Range:

  • $34 - 40K for full-time position.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 6174

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 - 20301 - SOM-Rehabilitation Medicine

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Aug 5, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Ricardo Battaglino

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00726824


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