Professional Research Asst.

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DescriptionUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical CampusSkaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical SciencesProfessional Research AssistantDepartment of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.

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 iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The Universityof Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment forour faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, weconduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The ImmigrationReform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility bedocumented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons withdisabilities.

Yourtotal compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University ofColorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributionsthat add to your bottom line.



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Diversityand Equity:

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TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado 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.

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

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Dec 13, 2018
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 2/9/2019
Application Due: 4/10/2019
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