Research Associate- Endocrine Neoplasms Research Program
Company: University of Colorado
Posted on: November 22, 2021
University of Colorado - School of Medicine
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date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be
Exemptions vary by campus location/department.
- Anschutz Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical or
- Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious,
or personal reasons.
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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
Nature of Work
This position will work within the Division's broad Endocrine
Neoplasms Research Program (thyroid, adrenal, pituitary and
neuroendocrine tumors) with research focus areas in
genetics/genomics/epigenetics, cancer metabolism and tumor
This position will focus on a deeper understanding of aggressive
and indolent behavior in endocrine tumors. This position will be
responsible for the development of novel research methods, conduct
experiments using in vitro and in vivo approaches, project
planning, data interpretation, authorship of presentations and
publications, lab management, and training personnel.
Endocrine Tumor Research
Examples of Work Performed
The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are
not limited to:
- Oversight of a database and tumor banks
- RNA and DNA analyses of different endocrine tumors and cell
lines (RNAseq, whole exome sequencing, whole genome sequencing,
- Cell culture
- Conducting experiments using techniques including drug
treatments, western blots, shRNA/CRISPR, qPCR, protein/RNA/DNA
extraction, cloning, immunofluorescence, immunohistochemistry, cell
imaging, mouse experiments and dissections, leading the development
of new cutting-edge techniques
- Mouse models on endocrine cancers: primarily human cancer cell
xenografts and patient-derived xenograft (PDX) models
- Writing of scientific manuscripts and grants
- Training lab personnel of all levels
- Preparing laboratory data for discussion and presentation
- Attending and presenting at laboratory meetings and research
conferences Supervision Received
The employee will report to Dr. Bryan Haugen
This position will directly supervise PRAs and mentor trainees.
Salary and Benefits:
The salary range (or hiring range) has been established at $52,000
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
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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.
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Diversity and Equity:
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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.
- PhD in molecular biology, cellular biology, cancer biology or
related fields. Applicants must have experience in the following
- Animal handling and animal experiments
- Experience with in vitro mechanistic and in vivo translational
- Experience with statistics and bioinformatics
- Experience with RNAseq, whole exome sequencing, whole genome
- Previous experience in a lab manager role Knowledge, Skills,
- Ability to work independently and as apart as a team to support
research projects, including experimental design, development of
protocols, troubleshooting, interpretation of data, and planning
the next steps.
- Ability to keep detailed and accurate electronic records
- Ability to work well with others
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers , refer to
requisition ID: 23057
When applying, applicants must include:
- A letter of application which specifically addresses the job
requirements and outlines qualifications
- A current Resume/CV
- 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 document Please be advised
that the University does check references as part of the employment
Please do not submit any of your application material (via email)
to the job posting contact.
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