Professional Research Asst

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University of Colorado - School of Medicine

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 Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes, Anschutz Health and Wellness Center and Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks a full-time entry level Professional Research Assistant for a position in clinical research studies. The incumbent will work under the supervision of two Principal Investigators. Although the primary responsibility of this individual will be to assist with an ongoing weight loss study, the incumbent may be asked to assist with multiple studies being conducted by the two Principal Investigators. This is a full-time, benefited position, with varying/flexible work hours, including some evening and/or weekend shifts. This is an at-will position meaning an employee can be terminated at any time without notice and severance pay may not be provided.

Duties include but are not limited to assisting with recruitment and screening; scheduling of study research appointments and orientations of volunteers for research studies; assisting with performing outcome measures (e.g., metabolic rate measurements), sample collection and processing (urine and blood); overseeing reporting and regulatory compliance; and performing data entry, quality control of research data, and data management.

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.

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.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. 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.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, Public Health or a related field.
  • Prior experience as a Professional Research Assistant and specific experience with human subject research and regulations highly preferred but not required.
  • Strong skills and knowledge of various Microsoft Windows applications is highly desirable.
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills with including the ability to develop solid rapport with others.
  • Self-motivated, a proactive learner and able to collaborate with a variety of investigators and individuals on our research teams.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 15139

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 - 20184 - SOM-MED-Endocrinology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 14, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Sabrina Ferguson

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00656107





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Posted: 12/8/2018
Application Due: 12/19/2018
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