Professional Research Assistant
University of Colorado - School of Medicine
Professional Research Assistant
The Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension seeks a Professional Research Assistant to perform Micro-surgery work on preclinical projects involving delayed graft function and rejection. Our microsurgical core is funded through the NIH and VA, and performs heart, lung, and kidney and islet cell transplants. The applicant will perform experiments using mouse heart and kidney transplant models to study the role of the innate and adaptive immune systems in mediating disease progression.
The PRA will perform mouse heart transplant and kidney transplants, run Western blots, ELISA assays, qPCR, cell culture, and flow cytometry. Approximately 15% of the PRA's time will be devoted to performing routine lab work such as mouse experiments, ordering supplies, making solutions, and organizing samples
- Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
- Bachelor of Science or an equivalent degree and experience with microsurgery in rodents including mouse or rat heart and/or kidney transplant, molecular biology, biochemical techniques, mouse handling, ELISA's, qPCR, RNA isolation, flow cytometry, and mouse surgery
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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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 8149
When applying, applicants must include:
- A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
- A current Resume/CV
- 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 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 - 20224 - SOM-MED-Renal General
Posting Date: Jan 24, 2017
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Darnell Jefferson
Posting Contact Email: Darnell.Jefferson@ucdenver.edu
Position Number: 00654564