Professional Research Asst.

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professional Research Assistant

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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 highly motivated applicants with a desire to learn for a full-time professional research assistant (PRA) position in drug discovery and development for the laboratory of Dr. Dan LaBarbera. The focus of this research will utilize tissue culture models, high-throughput screening (HTS) drug discovery, and animal models for cancer drug discovery. Duties for this position will include but are not limited to: general cell culture and molecular biology techniques, assisting with high- projects in the HTS core facility, and a willingness to work with animals and assist with ongoing animal studies (training will be provided). In addition, this position will include ordering supplies, organizing inventory, and daily and weekly laboratory maintenance.

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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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.

Applicants, please apply electronically at to job posting number 15355. To be considered applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with postal and e-mail addresses, and phone and fax numbers. Any questions regarding this position's responsibilities can be directed to Dr. Daniel LaBarbera at [email protected] or questions regarding the application process can be directed to Jay Rodenburg, Director of Personnel at [email protected] or at 303/724-2648. Applications will be accepted until a successful candidate is selected.

The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum qualifications are a bachelor's degree in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, or a closely related field.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 15355

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 - 20518 - SOP-Administration

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 13, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jay Rodenburg

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00724564





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Posted: 12/14/2018
Application Due: 2/11/2019
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