Professional Research Assistant

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University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

The department of Dermatology is seeking a full-time Professional Research Assistant and the position is available immediately. The research aims to study diseases involved in pigment cells, including melanoma and pigmentation disorders. The laboratory has established cell culture, mice, and patient-specific iPSC models for these studies. The candidate will be part of a team using these models to conduct investigation to understand the pathological mechanisms and to identify therapies for these diseases.


Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in cell biology, developmental biology, molecular biology, or a closely related field from an accredited university. A minimum of two years of experience in cell and molecular biology is required. Experience with confocal microscopes or handling mice is highly desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree or equivalent

Previous PRA experience in a University setting

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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The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 12988

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 - 20143 - SOM-Dermatology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 20, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Kia Silverman

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00642874





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Posted: 3/21/2018
Application Due: 5/1/2018
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