Professional Research Assistant - Lab Technician

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 08, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Shen lab encourages applications for a full-time PRA (research technician) position at the MCD Biology department, University of Colorado Boulder. The PRA will join a highly collaborative and supportive group to investigate the molecular basis of membrane trafficking related to type 2 diabetes. We offer outstanding training in cutting-edge biomedical research tools (e.g., CRISPR genome editing and high-resolution imaging), potential authorship in research publications, and strong support of future careers.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Shen Laboratory was developed to identify new players and establish general principles governing vesicle-mediated cargo transport between intracellular organelles (intracellular vesicles) and between cells (extracellular vesicles).

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

To perform experiments of molecular cloning, cell culture, gene editing.

What You Should Know

We expect a dedication of at least two years.

What We Can Offer

$35,000 per year plus benefits as well as outstanding training in cutting-edge biomedical research tools.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

Be Statements
Be Collaborative. Be Groundbreaking. Be Boulder.

What We Require

Bachelor’s degree in a biology-related major.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter

During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for one reference, and we will request a letter of recommendation and additional materials if needed, as the search progresses.

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

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Professor Jingshi Shen

Posting Contact Email:

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