Lab Research Assistant

USA, Colorado, Denver
Sep 06, 2017
University of
Faculty Jobs
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Denver (DU) 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.).

Position Summary

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.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Knowledge of cell biology and/or molecular biology and/or biochemistry.
  • Minimum of 6 months of work experience in a cell or molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry or neuroscience research lab.

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with occasional weekends & evenings depending upon class and research schedule.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Tuesday, September 19, 2017.

Special Instructions

Applicants must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online with a cover letter and resume will be accepted. Once within the job description online, scroll to the bottom of the page to begin application. If you have questions regarding this position please contact Dr. Cedric Asensio at

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Names of contact information for 3 references

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.