The University of Colorado’s Center for Health and Neuroscience,
Genes, and Environment (CUChange) has a Full-Time Professional
Research Assistant position available.
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
We are a motivated team that conducts transdisciplinary research
exploring factors linked with health and risk behavior in regard to
recreational and medicinal Cannabis use, anxiety, pain management,
memory, and cognition. We seek a part-time research assistant to
aid in the collection and processing of psychological assessments,
data quality control and management, human participant recruitment,
screening, and research visit coordination. This position is well
suited for a recent graduate pursuing a career or planning an
advanced degree in psychology, neuroscience, translational human
participant research, or other biomedical research.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
What You Should Know
- Assist with study participant recruitment, screening, and
scheduling, leading study visits including informed consent,
conducting self-report tasks with study participants, and data
management and quality control.
- Must be capable of working effectively and respectfully with
participants who may have diagnosed substance use or behavioral
disorders and a variety of backgrounds, lifestyles, and
What We Can Offer
- All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to
comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine
requirement . New employees must provide proof of vaccination
or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of
$39,500.00 - $41,500.00.
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
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What We Require
What You Will Need
- Bachelor’s degree, in psychology, neuroscience, life sciences,
physiology, or another related field.
- Experience conducting human participant research appointments
and eligibility screenings.
What We Would Like You To Have
- Strong communication and organizational skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to work collaboratively with study staff, postdoctoral
researchers, undergraduates, principal investigators, and other
- Phlebotomy experience (strongly preferred).
- REDCap project design and management.
- Experience conducting human clinical trials research and
complying with IRB guidelines.
- Experience handling biohazardous materials such as human blood,
stool, and saliva samples.
- Literacy in R/RStudio, SPSS, statistical analyses.
- Wet lab experience (Extraction of peripheral blood mononuclear
cells from whole blood, qPCR, real time PCR, sandwich and
bead-based ELISA, Flow Cytometry).
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- Resume or CV.
- Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly
describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific
interest in this position.
If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified
by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an
approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the
United States, please submit a translated version (if applicable)
as an optional attachment.
This position will remain posted until 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:
Boulder Campus Human Resources
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