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Sr Research Associate

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University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Surgery - Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Senior Research Associate

Position # 00745089 Posting # 13157



The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Position Emphasis:



Duties include all aspects related to the daily operations of the lab. These duties include, but are not limited to the preparation of quarterly and annual reports, communicating with collaborators, monitoring and organizing data, keeping electronic and written lab books up to date, grant writing, writing manuscripts, training staff, and giving presentations. Other job duties will include directing department initiatives related to translation of biomaterials to translational scientific models. Duties will include heading development of novel naturally derived and synthetic materials to aid tissue remodeling in numerous injury models with the focus on preparing materials and studies for pre-clinical and clinical translation.



Duties include all aspects related to the daily operations of the lab. These duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform specialized technical analysis.
  • Collaborate on conceptual project design and maintains data for lab team.
  • Conceptualize, design, test, and validate novel materials to aid in functional tissue remodeling.
  • Test and evaluate existing therapies and develop improved therapeutics to improve patient outcomes
  • Perform cell culture activities to support tissue engineering studies
  • Perform cell characterization studies including cell viability, cell differentiation, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry
  • Perform molecular biology assays to evaluate cell phenotype, including metabolic assays, ELISAs, Western Blot, RT-PCR
  • Animal handling with basic rodent surgeries
  • Perform data and statistical analysis


Salary and Benefits:



Salary is negotiable and 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.

The University of Colorado Denver 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 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.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD with experience in development of novel naturally derived and synthetic materials to aid tissue remodeling in numerous injury models with the focus on preparing materials and studies for pre-clinical and clinical translation.
  • 1 year of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD in Biomedical engineering
  • Experience in biomaterials and bioengineering

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.



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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 13157

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 - 20328 - SOM-SRG-RS PLAS Clinical

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 11, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Alejandro Lleras

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00745089

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Posted: 4/12/2018
Application Due: 6/11/2018
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