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University of Colorado Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Professional Research Assistant

Position 00781676 – Requisition 20390

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.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America’s most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Job Summary:

The Department of Clinical Immunology, ClinImmune Labs has an opening for a full-time Professional Research Assistant to work at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. This position is in support of and will provide the clinical services for various research and clinical projects. This position’s responsibilities are critical in order to conduct research and include reviewing cord blood characteristics and supplying to internal and external researchers, participating in multiple research protocols, and performing scientific assays to acquire data for a federally sponsored project. This position determines donor eligibility and releases units for investigational research to discover the effectiveness of drugs on multiple disorders. This position also banks units clinically for use in bone marrow transplantation and related research studies.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Receiving and processing umbilical cord blood and as well as allogeneic and autologous apheresis products from adult stem cell donors for transplantation.

  • Preparing allogeneic and autologous apheresis products for infusion and assisting nurses during infusions.

  • Grow mesenchymal stem cells from umbilical cord tissue.

  • Completing scientific assays for quality determination.

  • Working in a clean room environment.

  • Performing scientific calculations and data entry.

  • Completing detailed paperwork throughout all processes.

Salary and Benefits: .

The salary range ( or hiring range ) for this position has been established at $44,500 to $77,000. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range ( or hiring range ) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

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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Office of Equity:

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.


Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree with biological coursework required.

  • Flexible work schedule including nights and weekends will be required.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience, preferably in a laboratory or healthcare environment is highly desired.

  • Cell culture experience is highly desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of biology and good laboratory practices.

  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Mar 17, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Lynn Hoak

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00781676

Req ID: 20390

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.