University of Denver Lab Research Technician, The Department of Biological Sciences in Denver, Colorado

Job Description

The University of Denver is a medium-size (12,000 students) private university located in a thriving metropolis at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The Department of Biological Sciences focuses on two areas of research and teaching; 1) Cell and Molecular Biology including biophysics, neuroscience, cell signaling, and developmental biology, and 2) Ecology, Biodiversity including behavioral ecology, plant-insect interactions, conservation biology, restoration ecology and evolution. The department offers undergraduate majors of study including Biology (B.A./B.S.), Molecular Biology (B.S./B.S.), Ecology and BioDiversity (B.A./B.S.) or Integrated Sciences (B.A.).

Position Summary

The Department of Biological Sciences has an opening for an entry-level lab research technician in the Blankenship lab.

Funding for this position is provided by an external grant. The position may be terminated if and when funding expires.

Essential Functions

Reporting to Dr. Todd Blankenship, the candidate will:

  • Conduct full time academic research in the cell and molecular biology of tissue morphogenesis.
  • Assist in maintenance of the laboratory equipment and supply management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Possess knowledge of cell biology and/or molecular biology and/or biochemistry.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree cell or molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry or neuroscience research* *

Work Schedule

  • Varied to include nights and weekends as needed

Application Deadline

Review of application material will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) November 15, 2018

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Names and contact information for three references

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

The University of Denver is an affirmative action employer and that age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law are not taken into account in any employment decision.

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

Tracking Code: 006071

Department: Biological Sciences (18)

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular