Lab Technician - Evolutionary Genomics
University of Denver

Denver, Colorado

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

Position Summary

The Larson Lab at the University of Denver is seeking a part-time Lab Research Technician in evolutionary genomics. This position requires a BS in biology. Candidates with experience in molecular biology, population genetics and/or bioinformatics are preferred. The ability and desire to work both independently and collaboratively with other members of the lab is critical to the success of this position.

This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Essential Functions

In addition to following the University of Denver policies and procedures, principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to; animal care, field work, genomic library preparation and/or bioinformatic analyses. The candidate will be expected to participate fully in the lab environment, including attending lab meetings and presenting data. This position will also contribute to training and mentoring undergraduate students.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Required Qualifications

  • BS in biology prior to the start date.
  • 1 year laboratory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research.
  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in animal care.
  • Experience in generating and analyzing genetic or genomic data.

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The term for this position is for June 15th - August 15th.

Hourly Range
The hourly range for the position is $15.87 - $17.62.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate's sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Wednesday May 4th, 2022.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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