Laboratory Technician, Lyubchenko Lab

Job description

The University of Denver is a medium-size (12,000 students) private university located in a thriving metropolis at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The Department of Biological Sciences focuses on two areas of research and teaching; 1) Cell and Molecular Biology including biophysics, neuroscience, cell signaling, and developmental biology, and 2) Ecology, Biodiversity including behavioral ecology, plant-insect interactions, conservation biology, restoration ecology and evolution. The department offers undergraduate majors of study including Biology (B.A./B.S.), Molecular Biology (B.S./B.S.), Ecology and BioDiversity (B.A./B.S.) or Integrated Sciences (B.A.).

Position Summary
The Department of Biological Sciences has an opening for a Laboratory Technician in the Lyubchenko lab. This position reports to Dr. Taras Lyubchenko. Funding for this position is provided by an external grant. The position may be terminated if and when funding expires. The initial contract will be for one year with the possibility of extension at the discretion of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Taras Lyubchenko. This position will be located at National Jewish Health, 1400 Jackson Street, Denver, CO 80206.

Essential Functions

  • Perform biomedical research experiments in a laboratory setting.
  • Work with laboratory animals.
  • Basic knowledge of biostatistics.
  • Analyze data and write reports.
  • Presentation of data to colleagues at research seminars.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed college level coursework in Imunology, Biochemistry, and Biostatistics.
  • Experience working with laboratory animals (mice), tissue culture, flow cytometry and fluorescent microscopy.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Friday, September 18, 2020.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Hourly Range
The hourly rate will be determined by qualifications.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume/CV
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 493238
Posted: 8/31/2020
Application Due: 10/30/2020
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable