Professional Research Assistant

Job description

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Professional Research Assistant

Position #660074 - Requisition 12414

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America's most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation seeks a Professional Research Assistant who will work under the supervision of Dr. Nathaniel Mohatt in support of the Together with Veterans: Rural Veteran Suicide Prevention Program (TWV). TWV is a community-partnered approach to implementing comprehensive suicide prevention strategies with rural communities throughout the United State ( The TWV project and this position are located at the Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) at the Denver VA Medical Center. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • program management support (e.g., tracking timelines and milestones; communications management)
  • program admin support (e.g., meetings, travel, research and program files)
  • regulatory compliance;
  • recruitment, screening, interviewing and scheduling study subjects;
  • perform human subjects data collection (e.g., survey administration, computerized data input and export; data management)
  • systematic review;
  • qualitative and quantitative methods;
  • dissemination of research findings (e.g., support manuscript writing, presentation of results, research reports, and use of alternative and social media)

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree (BS or BA) or higher in a related field

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with human subjects in research
  • Prior experience working with community mental health or public health programs
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbally
  • Familiarity with various social media outlets as communication tools

Special Instructions to Applicants:REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2). A current resume/CV. 3). List of 3-5 professional references.

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 3-5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 12414

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20301 - SOM-Rehabilitation Medicine

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jan 22, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Estelle Brock

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00660074





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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