Professional Research Asst

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University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

The Division of Reproductive Sciences in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has a full-time opening for a motivated Professional Research Assistant (PRA) with a basic background in biology to work on projects related to molecular genetics/physiology/development of the mouse reproductive axis. Job duties include maintenance of transgenic and knockout mouse lines, DNA isolation and genotyping by PCR and Southern blot analyses. Excellent facilities are available to learn other techniques related to molecular /cell biology.

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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Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in biology or similar

At least one or more years of experience with an emphasis in the biological sciences

Proficient in basic laboratory skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in biomedical research or similar Experience with reading scientific literature, publishing scientific articles, scientific grant writing, and scientific presentations

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 13060

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 - 21588 - SOM-OB/GYN BRS

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 5, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Majik Abidzhanova

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00734769





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Posted: 4/6/2018
Application Due: 5/15/2018
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