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University of Colorado Professional Research Asst in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

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.


The candidate will work as a Professional Research Assistant in iC42 Clinical Research and Development, Department of Anesthesiology, and will assist investigators in a range of research projects and in clinical therapeutic drug monitoring. ABOUT iC42 CLINICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT iC42 Clinical Research and Development is a University of Colorado Service Center. It combines quantitative mass spectrometry (drugs, drug metabolites, endogenous compounds and large molecules), metabolomics (LC-MS, GC-MS and magnetic resonance spectroscopy-based) and proteomics under one roof which makes it a very unique facility. iC42 Clinical Research and Development is compliant with the rules of good laboratory practice (cGLP, 21 CFR part 58), is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and CLIA certified. Accordingly, all assays are validated and all analyses are carried out following our standard operation procedures which are based on all applicable CAP, CLSI, ICH, OECD and FDA guidances. iC42 Clinical Research and Development is a global leader in the development and verification of new molecular strategies in clinical translational research and biomarker discovery and research.


The candidate will report to Uwe Christians, MD, PhD, iC42 Clinical Research and Development’s Laboratory Director, who will also provide mentorship.



The candidate will supervise undergraduate and junior staff.


  • Western blot, immunoassays

  • Molecular biology

  • Histology and histochemistry

  • Sample preparation for proteomics, metabolomics and pharmacokinetic analyses

  • In vitro drug metabolism studies

  • Analytics (HPLC, LC/mass spectrometry, NMR spectroscopy)

  • HPLC and LC-MS assay development and validation

  • Analysis of clinical samples

  • Analysis and supervision of GLP study samples

  • Sample receipt and management

  • Reference material receipt and handling

  • Proficiency testing

  • Data management

  • Assay development and validation

  • Working in and maintaining a GLP and CAP-compliant environment

  • Project management

  • Assistance with publication and presentation of data report writing

  • Maintenance of regulatory compliance (GLP)


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.

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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.


The candidate must have a B.S. degree or equivalent in biology/ microbiology/ chemistry/ biochemistry or a related field.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Professional Research Asst

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15465