Professional Research Assistant

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 03, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Spencer Lab is encouraging applications for a lab manager to help manage the lab and help perform research related to cell proliferation.
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

Since 1986, Biochemistry at the University of Colorado at Boulder has offered a world-class interdisciplinary research environment in a beautiful mountain setting. Faculty include a Nobel Laureate, five members of the National Academy of Sciences, three Howard Hughes Investigators, and many other esteemed scientists who have established themselves as research leaders within biochemistry.

The Spencer Lab is a collaborative and interdisciplinary lab working at the interface of cell biology, cancer biology, and systems biology with a focus on single-cell heterogeneity. The lab is well-funded, energetic, and highly productive. More information about the Spencer Lab can be found here:

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

The lab manager would take care of lab organization including lab calendar and lab events, ordering of supplies, maintenance of equipment, making reagents for general lab use, autoclaving, filling out MTAs, filing reimbursements, etc. The remaining time would be spent on helping to build CRISPR cell lines and helping out with other lab members’ projects. In addition, the lab manager could take on a project of their own if desired, time permitting.

What You Should Know

The start date is somewhat flexible; the ideal start date is January 1st, 2021.

What We Can Offer

Salary commensurate with experience.


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 .

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What We Require

Bachelor’s degree in life sciences and experience with molecular biology research.

What We Would Like You To Have

Experience with cloning, human cell culture, building cell lines, and lab management is a plus.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV: Include name and contact information for 3 references in CV
  2. Cover Letter

During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials if needed, as the search progresses.

Review of applications will begin Monday, November 30th; posting will remain open until December 31st.

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: Sabrina Spencer

Posting Contact Email:

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