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University of Colorado Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Position Number: 00767050

Req. Number 17248

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.

Nature of Work

Beat Vögeli’s newly started laboratory on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is looking for a highly motivated research assistant to work on exciting projects focusing on conformation and communication networks within and between proteins and nucleic acids by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and other biophysical methods. The nature of the work will be primarily wet bench work in molecular biology and biochemistry. See webpage at for details of the lab and send inquiries laying out specific research interests and enthusiasm for the position to . All applications must be submitted through CUCareers.

Current research assistants or recent college graduates will be considered. Recent graduates looking for additional research experience before applying to graduate school are welcome. A minimum of one year of commitment is required. Alternatively, those looking for a longer-term or permanent staff position are also welcome to apply.

Supervision Received/Exercised

This position will report directly to Dr. Vögeli who will provide constructive feedback. The person in this position will be asked to pass on training that they have received relevant to their work to students, postdoctoral fellows, and other research assistants that may join Dr. Vögeli’s laboratory.

Examples of Work Performed

Recombinant protein expression and purification; cloning; RNA transcription and purification; biochemical assays; laboratory management

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position is $35,500 to $55,000 per annum, and is negotiable 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 at .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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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.


Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in biology or related field plus a minimum of 1-2 years research experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in molecular biology with a focus on protein expression and purification

  • Additional background in RNA sample preparation is preferred

  • Ability to organize and present data generated during experiments

  • Self-organizing and independence

  • Ability to collaborate in a team setting

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Sep 13, 2019

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Beat Vogeli

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00767050

Req ID: 17248

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.