University of Colorado Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, Colorado
University of Colorado School of Medicine
University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus
School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Section of Hematology Oncology Bone Marrow Transplantation
Professional Research Assistant
Position #00631222– Requisition #20210
* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers
- The University of Colorado 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 Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology Oncology Bone Marrow Transplantation has an opening for a full-time Professional Research Assistant position.
Nature of Work:
Laboratory-based translational research on the immunology of cancer.
Conduct experiments; assist with project planning, data interpretation, contribute to publications and lab management.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here .
Perform experiments to support research goals of the group 50%
Perform experiments independently
Perform experiments with other students, postdocs to contribute to publications and overall productivity of the group
Maintain accurate and current laboratory notebook including all experimental details
Write-up and present experiments in small group meetings
Maintain research mouse colony 30%
Set up mouse matings
Address any problem issues with mouse colony
Interact with animal facility staff
Maintain on-line and printed records of animals in colony
Order animals for lab members
Order reagents and equipment and maintain laboratory organization 20%
Use University system to order reagents and supplies as needed
Maintain laboratory stocks and equipment and be responsible for coordinating repairs when needed
Maintain lab records of stocks, help with lab clean-up events
Supervise new trainees, rotation students, undergraduates in lab jobs and experimental endeavors
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.
Salary and Benefits:
The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $40,000 to $50,000.
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.
This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.
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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.
Bachelors of Science or Bachelors of Arts in Cell Biology or closely related field
One to three years of related research experience
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
Conditions of Employment:
- Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check
Prior experience using GraphPad PRISM
Experience using flowjo/kaluza flow cytometry analysis software
Previous experience with mouse models, including performing tail vein injections, cloning, sacrifice, lymph node harvesting and plasmid preparation
Prior experience with maintenance of mouse colonies and models
Able to troubleshoot, design experiments, and collaborate amongst peers
Excellent communication skills using the English language
Ability to follow and maintain protocols when handling hazardous materials
Primary Location: Aurora
Job Category Faculty
Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS
Posting Date Feb 22, 2021
Unposting Date Ongoing
Posting Contact Name Jodi Naylor
Posting Contact Email JODI.NAYLOR@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Posting Number 00631222
Req ID: 20210
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