Lab Research Assistant - Natural Sciences & Mathematics
The Department of Biological Sciences has an opening for a lab research technician in the Asensio lab. This position reports to Dr. Cedric Asensio and will conduct full time research and assist in maintenance of the laboratory equipment and supply management. Funding for this position is provided by an external grant. The position may be terminated if and when funding expires.
The University of Denver is a medium-size (12,000 students) private university located in a thriving metropolis at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The Department of Biological Sciences focuses on two areas of research and teaching; 1) Cell and Molecular Biology including biophysics, neuroscience, cell signaling, and developmental biology, and 2) Ecology, Biodiversity including behavioral ecology, plant-insect interactions, conservation biology, restoration ecology and evolution. The department offers undergraduate majors of study including Biology (B.A./B.S.), Molecular Biology (B.S./B.S.), Ecology and BioDiversity (B.A./B.S.) or Integrated Sciences (B.A.). A concentration in Cognitive Neurosciences (B.A./B.S.) is also offered in conjunction with the Department of Psychology. At the graduate level the department offers M.S. and Ph.D. with a research emphasis in either of the two research emphases described above.
This position will conduct full time research and assist in maintenance of the laboratory equipment and supply management.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of cell biology and/or molecular biology and/or biochemistry.
- B.S. or a B.A. degree.
- Minimum of six months work experience in a cell or molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry or neuroscience research lab.
- Experience working with diverse student and community populations.
- Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry.
- Experience with protein purification.
- Experience with mammalian cell culture and imaging.
- 2-3 years of work experience in a cell or molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry or neuroscience lab.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.
Please include the following documents with your application:
- Cover Letter
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.