University of Colorado Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado

Professional Research Assistant

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.

A full-time Professional Research Assistant (PRA) position is available in the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Biobank in the Division of Biomedical Informatics & Personalized Medicine at the University of Colorado Denver. The PRA will perform laboratory procedures including analysis of clinical and research samples. This position will involve genetic testing of human blood samples for genetic changes in a clinical laboratory environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Relevant MA / MS degree or above OR relevant Bachelor's degree plus 1 year of clinical laboratory experience

  • Training in genetics and/or molecular biology with a theoretical understanding of and experience in interpretation of molecular assay results.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in meeting CLIA and CAP standards / requirements. Applicants with previous experience in a CLIA-certified setting, or with clinical laboratory credentials such as MB, ASCP are encouraged to apply.

  • Applicants with previous experience with genetic microarray analysis are encouraged to apply.

  • Previous biobank or high-throughput laboratory experience a plus.

  • Reliable, punctual, and motivated in his or her work. Attention to details, diligence in data recording/documentation, strict adherence to established assay protocols and laboratory policies/procedures, strong organizational skills.

Salary and Benefits:


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 atEmployee Services.

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.

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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.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- Denver-Anschutz Administration

Title: Professional Research Assistant

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 14932