The Orthopaedic Research Center, Department of Clinical
Sciences/Colorado State University is under the direction of
renowned equine arthroscopic surgeon and orthopaedic
Laurie Goodrich and is known worldwide for joint problem
prevention and healing research in the horse with some recently
expanded work in human athletes. A dedicated group of senior
scientists, graduate and post-doctoral students continue to answer
critical questions about orthopaedic health in horses and
This position will conduct biochemical and molecular
biology-based laboratory experiments, histology techniques, and
immunohistochemistry for the Orthopaedic Research Center.
Required Job Qualifications:
- At least 3 years of relevant professional experience to
- Conducting biochemical and molecular biology-based laboratory
experiments, histology techniques, and immunohistochemistry.
- Demonstrated experiences of basic molecular and biochemical
assays, such as basic PCR, real-time
quantitative PCR, DNA/RNA extraction, cell culture
(mammalian, stem cell, and tissue
explants), ELISA assays, and protein gel
electrophoresis/western blot analysis. Learning new techniques and
assays are also included.
- The ability and willingness to work in a clinical setting and
in the arena of live animal studies are essential.
- Good written and verbal communication and laboratory record
keeping are essential. Including, the ability to write up
progress/summary reports, present data in a table or graphical
formats, draft material, and methods sections.