Professional Research Assistant
Professional Research Assistant
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine
Nature of Work:
This position entails performing miRNA arrays from patient serum, confirmatory RT-PCR, data analysis and patient clinical information entry into RedCap. This position also requires molecular analysis of animal and human tissue. In addition, the candidate will be expected to diagnose and problem solve as it relates to the research project; and collaboration with other PRAs, Sr. PRAs, and post docs in the lab.
A baccalaureate degree or equivalent training in an appropriate field is also required (biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology or similar)
From the Principal investigator and Lab Administrator
Example of Work Performed:
The successful candidate for this position will prepare samples for miRNA arrays, perform arrays and analyze data. The candidate will also perform confirmatory RT-PCR. This PRA will also be required to enter patient clinical information into RedCap. Also, this PRA may be assessing the biochemical and pharmacologic characteristics of explanted human or animal hearts utilizing biochemical and molecular measurements. Other qualifications include, but are not limited to: attention to detail, ability to write scientific reports, IRB protocol maintenance, RT-PCR experiments, and database management. This is a part-time position and working hours are restricted to 6 PM - 10 PM weekdays and/or weekends.
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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Requirements include a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. molecular or cellular biology, molecular pharmacology, biochemistry). Work will be performed primarily at the Anschutz Medical Campus at Fitzsimons.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Other qualifications include, but are not limited to: attention to detail, ability to write scientific reports, IRB protocol maintenance, and database management.
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11166
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 - 20169 - SOM-MED-Cardiology
Posting Date: Sep 19, 2017
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Dennis Evans
Posting Contact Email: email@example.com
Position Number: 00050334