Professional Research Assistant
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Denver, Colorado

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University of Colorado – School of Pharmacy

Professional Research Assistant


The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations by start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at: Anschutz: Denver: Exemptions vary by campus location/department. Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:
    Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.

The University of Colorado Denver 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 University of Colorado’s Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, located at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is an internationally renowned School of Pharmacy and a top tier school (ranked #20 out of 143 pharmacy schools in the country). At the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmacuetical Sciences, we are committed to excellence and innovation in professional, graduate and post-graduate education; scholarship and research; patient-centered care; public health advocacy; and societal leadership and engagement.  Together, our innovation, discoveries and engagement with our communities improves the health and well-being of society. As an important member of our research team, the Professional Research Assistant will support the laboratory of Dr. Dmitri Simberg.  In particular, this position’s primary purpose is to conduct research for NIH funded scientific studies. The research for this position will will include:
    The characterization and use of innovative nanomaterials for delivery of nanoparticles and liposomes in brain and breast tumors. Modification of extracellular vesicles and cells for drug deliveryMechanisms of immune interactions of drug carriers
 This position is ideal for candidates seeking to strengthen their laboratory experience and build a publication record Examples of Work Performed
  • Conducts experiments and analyses supporting a variety of research projects
  • Utilizes a wide breadth of techniques to collect data, including:
  • Micrcoscopy
  • Flow cytometry
  • Cytokine assays
  • Cell culture assays
  • Compiles and records observed experimental results, analyzes and interprets data, and documents results.
  • Collaborates with the principal investigator and other research group members to review scientific literature and develop experimental protocols.
  • Assists with writing sections of research proposal documents for grants purposes, documents lab results and assists with the preparation of manuscripts, such as preparing graphs and charts, for publication in scientific journals.
  • Provides general laboratory administration, such as maintaining lab records, general lab clean up, ordering lab supplies, completing requisition forms, processing financial transactions, and filing.
  •  This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority. Salary RangeThe salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $35,600 - $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. 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 | Anschutz Medical Campus 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 checks for all new employees prior to their 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. 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.  Benefits: Compensation Calculator: Diversity and Equity: Please click here for information on disability accommodations: Office of Equity: 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 Requirements
      A bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, bioengineering or a closely related field.Recent laboratory research experience
    Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience with biology, molecular biology and/or immunological assays (RT-PCR, cytotoxicity, western blotting, flow cytometry, ELISA, cytokine assays).
    • Experience with nanoparticles and drug delivery is a plus
    • Experience with conjugation/organic chemistry is a plus
     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      Knowledge of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or bioengineeringAbility to perform basic science research techniquesAbility to communicate effectively, both in writing and orallyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institutionExcellent organizational skillsAbility to problem-solve, multi-task, and work independentlyAbility to design experiments, collect, process, and analyze data

    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Apr 27, 2022
    Unposting Date: Ongoing

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