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Professional Research Assistant Or Senior Professional Research Assistant

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 29, 2024

Job Summary

As a Professional/Senior Professional Research Assistant, in the Integrative Physiology of Aging Laboratory at the University of Colorado Boulder, you will be directing an NIH-funded lifestyle intervention study in human subjects assessing the ability of the intervention to lower blood pressure and improve vascular function in mid-life and older adults.

You will work closely with the laboratory director, laboratory manager, postdoctoral associates, professional research associates, graduate and undergraduate students. As such, the ability to work both independently and as part of a team is essential.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a world class team of integrative physiologists and clinicians.

Applicants are encouraged to look at .

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 Department of Integrative Physiology is composed of faculty engaged in robust and highly successful research programs spanning molecules to populations. The research mission is matched by a strong commitment to innovative teaching across a broad range of disciplines to one of the largest undergraduate majors on the CU Boulder campus.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Integrative Physiology website to understand the educational mission of the department, the specific courses that are taught in the undergraduate curriculum, and how they would specifically contribute to offering these courses.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
  • Data collection, management and analysis of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular functional outcomes
  • Maintaining study regulatory approvals
  • Maintaining study documents
  • Decision-making regarding participant inclusion/enrollment and management of adverse events and protocol deviations (with guidance from study physician)
  • Working with laboratory staff to complete monthly and annual regulatory reporting requirements
  • Oversee students, employees and volunteers conducting study visits
  • Oversee collection, storage and analysis of study biological samples
  • Provide data interpretation and visualization for manuscripts and grants
What You Should Know

This position is open to a Professional Research Assistant and/or a Senior Professional Research assistant based upon candidate qualifications.

What We Can Offer

The starting salary range for this position is $60,000 - $75,000 annually.


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
  • MS and 3+ years clinical research oversight in physiology, kinesiology, applied physiology or related field
  • Experience leading human subjects studies
  • Mentorship or management experience
  • Sound knowledge of human cardiovascular physiology
What You Will Need
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to guide and manage a team
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to interact and connect with diverse populations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
What We Would Like You to Have
  • Technical expertise in ultrasonography of the vasculature
  • Experience overseeing intervention studies in human subjects
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 a reference. We will request a letter of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.

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. However, if your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version.

For full consideration, please apply by March 15, 2024 .

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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