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 Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes in the School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking a full-time Professional Research Assistant to maintain and conduct animal studies and husbandry, perform/in vitro/assays of various directions and cell lines, run and maintain specialized instrumentation, maintain records of collected data and analysis, and present data and other relevant information in laboratory meetings.

_Examples of Work Performed_

The PRA will work with animal models. He/she will perform animal survival and non-survival surgeries, collect tissues and samples from animals for vascular function and mitochondrial measurements; process tissues for protein isolation or immunohistochemistry; conduct Western blot, and ELISA assays; conduct cell culture studies; conduct and help with reactive oxygen species measurement; conduct microscopy as necessary. The applicant will be involved in experimental design and data analysis. Additionally, the applicant will be expected to work as part of a team and manage responsibilities accordingly.

_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.

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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.

Minimum Qualifications:* *BA/BS degree in Science.

Preferred Qualifications:* *1-2 years of laboratory experience. * *Experience in handling animals and performing both in vivo and in vitro studies.

_Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities_

Experience performing experiments with mice and rats is preferred, as well as knowledge of basic anatomy, cell culture, and laboratory techniques.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Professional Research Asst

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15632