CUChange Lab Professional Research Assistant

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 16, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

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
  • 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 personalities.
What You Should Know
  • 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 employment.
What We Can Offer

$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 environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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Be ambitious. Be groundbreaking. Be Boulder.

What We Require
  • Bachelor’s degree, in psychology, neuroscience, life sciences, physiology, or another related field.
  • Experience conducting human participant research appointments and eligibility screenings.
What You Will Need
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with study staff, postdoctoral researchers, undergraduates, principal investigators, and other laboratories.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • 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).
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Resume or CV.
  2. 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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