Professional Research Assistant

This position reports directly to Ryan Lanning, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor and will be based in a cancer biology research lab. Position will design and conduct experiments, lab management, present research findings in seminar settings, and other duties as assigned. Specific Position Duties: [70%] Conduct experiments using animal models, a variety of molecular biology assays and techniques, and optical and molecular imaging techniques. [30%]: Papers and posters. Presenting research findings

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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Minimum Requirements:
  • Have a BA or BS.
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Good computer skills

Desired or preferred:
  • Experience with cell culture and molecular techniques
  • Experience handling rodents/using animal models

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 10509

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 - 20290 - SOM-Radiation Oncology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Aug 3, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: John Sohrweid

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00609027


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