Professional Research Assistant
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Professional Research Assistant
The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, in the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, is seeking applicants for a full-time Professional Research Assistant (PRA) position in the laboratory of Dr. James Roede. Research in the Roede Laboratory involves the study of environmental toxicants, such as pesticides and metals, and how these agents can induce and potentiate neurodegenerative disease. Specifically, the laboratory investigates how toxicants can impact the Down syndrome population, leading to variability in cognitive phenotype. Specific duties include assistance with day-to-day operations of the laboratory focusing on laboratory management, as well and performing integral in vitro and in vivo experiments. The PRA salary range starts at $35,000 and this position is eligible for a full University benefits package.
Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or a closely related field and experience working with cell culture models, RNAi gene knockdown, and plasmid transfections. Laboratory management, in vivo and experience with neurodegenerative models are preferred.
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Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 14647
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Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20518 - SOP-Administration
Posting Date: Sep 11, 2018
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Jay Rodenburg
Posting Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Number: 00650864