Professional Research Asst

Location
Aurora, Arapahoe County
Posted
Jan 15, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Description: Applications are accepted electronically at www.jobsatcu.com, refer to job posting RF01058. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 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 http://www.cu.edu/pbs/. 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. The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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.

Minimum Qualifications: BA or BS degree or equivalent experience as determined by the Dean or his or her designee.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: -conducting experiments utilizing multi-color flow cytometry -establishing and maintaining mouse and human T cell lines and clones utilizing standard sterile technique -performing lymphocyte assays involving 3H-thymidine incorporation -cytokine measurement by ELISPOT -work with human T cells and islet cells -sample processing and sample shipment -PCR analysis of T cell receptors and cytokines -animal work involving testing, breeding and maintaining experimental transgenic mice

Desired Qualifications: -2 years lab experience in a research setting preferred -previous experience with human cells and the ability to handle multiple research projects is highly desirable

Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus