Professional Research Assistant

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Universityof Colorado – School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant 

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.

Full-time research position in the laboratory of Kristi Kuhn, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology at the University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus. Our research focuses upon how the microbiome develops the intestinal mucosa and influences systemic immune responses. We are particularly interested in these processes with relevance to autoimmune diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease, spondyloarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.Job responsibilities include breeding and maintaining mouse colonies, mouse modeling of human disease, immunofluorescence, flow cytometry, tissue culture, RNA isolation and qPCR, and immune assays such as ELISAs and Western blots.
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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.

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 Office of Equity: 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.


Required education/experience/skills (minimum qualifications):

  • BA/BS, MS, or equivalent in biology or related field
  • A minimum of 2 years wet lab research experience
Applicants mustmeet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Desired qualifications: 

  • Laboratory skills using bacterial expression systems including cloning, expression, and purification of proteins; DNA extraction
  • Background in microbiology

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Sep 1, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 12/8/2020
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