Professional Research Assistant Wanted In Aurora

Published 2017-12-17
Expires 2019-06-15
ID #10516
Professional Research Assistant Wanted In Aurora
United-states, Colorado, Aurora,
Published December 17, 2017

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Occupation: Professional research assistant

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University of Colorado - School of Dental Medicine

Research Assistant

Seeking a full-time, entry-level Professional Research Assistant (PRA) to join a research laboratory within
the Department of Craniofacial Biology, School of Dental Medicine. The successful candidate will conduct developmental and molecular biology
research, assist with day to day laboratory operations.

Examples of Work Performed
/>Developmental biology techniques including micro injection, RNA in situ hybridization, immunohistochemistry, embryo manipulation,
light microscopy and flow cytometry.

Molecular biology protocols such as DNA cloning, CRISPR/Cas9 mutagenesis, PCR-based
genotyping, KASP genotyping, qPCR, RNAseq library preparation.

Zebrafish husbandry including crossing and rearing fish,
finclipping, cryopreservation, and in vitro fertilization.

Lab management tasks, preparing solutions, cleaning glassware
and ordering reagents.

The PRA should be highly motivated and able to work independently, but cooperatively, within a research
laboratory environment. The position requires exceptional organizational skills, record-keeping abilities and attention to detail. The PRA
should be able to clearly and effectively communicate with the research team and is expected to fully participate in laboratory meetings. />
The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of relevant laboratory research experience.
/> Salary and Benefits:

Salary range is $36,000 to $40,000 OR 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 Employee Services .

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.

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.



Minimum Requirements
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
    Bachelor's Degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in research laboratory setting.
  • Willingness to work with laboratory
  • Experience with developmental biology techniques such as PCR is required.
  • Excellent communication skills in
    English and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, but cooperatively, within a research lab.

Application Materials Required : Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions :

are accepted electronically at CU
, refer to requisition ID: 12109

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which
    specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime
    telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not
submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty
/>Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20425 - SDM-Craniofacial Biology

Posting Date:
Dec 14, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Contact Name: Dr. James Nichols
/>Contact Email: target="_blank">[email protected]

Posting Number: 00050141

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