Professional Research Assistant
University of Colorado - School of Medicine
Professional Research Assistant
This position reports directly to a PI in the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension and is responsible for designing and conducting experiments to explore mechanisms of kidney inflammation in injury. This work will entail the production of recombinant proteins, the study of protein-protein interactions, and in vivo models of kidney disease. The overall goal of these experiments is to develop novel therapies for preventing tissue inflammation. Analysis of the experiments will include biochemical assays, flow cytometry, histologic analysis.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Animal models of renal disease
Conduct experiments using animal models of glomerulonephritis
Examine histologic and physiologic outcomes
Immunohistochemical analysis of tissues
Detailed analysis and recording of results
Generation and characterization of recombinant proteins
Evaluation of protein-protein interactions
In vitro biochemical and cell culture assays, flow cytometry
Examination of experimental samples
General laboratory support
Maintenance of animal colony
Assist with laboratory upkeep and supply ordering
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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- Bachelor of Science or a higher degree.
- Experience with cell culture, molecular biology, and biochemical techniques.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Molecular biology, immunology, biochemistry, cell culture. Good organizational skills are essential.
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 10380
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: Jul 20, 2017
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Betsy Pike, Human Resources Professional, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Posting Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Number: 00638550