Professional Research Assistant

Job description

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

Nature of Work:

The n at ure of work is editorial work and technical labor at ory work. The Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension is looking for a Professional Research Associate (PRA) to work on our projects examining central regul at ion of diabetic nephrop at hy, at herosclerosis and vascular calcific at ion.

Professional Field:

Physiology, Cell Biology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology

Supervision Received:

This position will work under the direction of the Principal Investig at or.

Supervision Exercised:


Examples of Work Performed:

This position will perform: 1) cell culture, 2) analyzing rodent tissue through immunoblotting, immunohistochemistry, histology and PCR analysis 3) maintaining experimental animals with diabetes, chronic kidney disease and at herosclerosis, ,4) gene promoter assays (luciferase, ChIP and EMSA assays), 5) Microarray analysis and 6) LC-MS based metabolite analysis.

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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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1) Working knowledge with the biochemical techniques listed above. 2) Highly motiv at ed individual who works well with others. 3) Ability to manage multiple tasks at once and organize one's schedule to maximize productivity.

Minimum Requirements:

Experience with 1) ICV injection, 2) IHC and/or IF, 3) LC-MS based metabolic profiling, 4) microarray and/or 5) gene promoter assays. Preference will be given to individuals with a strong research public at ion record in molecular biology, neuroscience, vascular biology and/or nephrology. Bachelor of Science degree required.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 12924

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 - 20224 - SOM-MED-Renal General

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 14, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Betsy Pike, Human Resources Professional

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00601331





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Posted: 3/15/2018
Application Due: 5/11/2018
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