Professional Research Assistant




University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

This is a full-time research position conducting experimentation with the primary goal to study the signaling mechanisms underlying cell proliferation and tissue/cell injury. Studies will involve the use of cells, tissues, and fluid materials from human and laboratory animal, and will determine the role of candidate molecules in cell proliferation and tissue/cell injury. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Individuals should be particularly familiar with cell culture, immunoblotting, ELISA assays, PCR, and data presentation. The incumbent should also have advanced skill in small animal (rodent) handling and experiments. Candidates with some experience in flow cytometry, immunofluorescent imaging, and development of animal model of human disease will be preferred.

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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Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Individuals should be particularly familiar with cell culture, immunoblotting, ELISA assays, PCR, and data presentation. The incumbent should also have advanced skill in small animal (rodent) handling and experiments. Candidates with some experience in flow cytometry, immunofluorescent imaging, and development of animal model of human disease will be preferred.

Minimum Requirements:



Minimum requirement include a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Cell Physiology, Biochemistry, or a closely related field. A Master's degree is preferred.


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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 10755

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 - 20314 - SOM-SRG-CT Clinical

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Aug 22, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Mark Zolle

Posting Contact Email: mark.zolle@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00737145

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