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Professional Research Assistant

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
School of Medicine, Department of Surgery ? Division of Transplant Surgery
Professional Research Assistant
Position #00744947

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver?one of America?s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient?s bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here

Examples of Work Performed:

Responsibilities include the oversight and conduct of clinical trials. Provide clinical support for the Transplant Surgery clinical research department. The PRA/Coordinator must be able to independently manage clinical trials and assist co-workers with the same.
This position will be responsible for performing diverse responsibilities requiring sound judgment and knowledge of all study specific protocols. The PRA/coordinator must maintain the utmost integrity, the highest moral standard and strict and compulsive attention to detail. The PRA/Coordinator will dispense study medications and instructions to research subjects, maintain accurate, confidential files and documentation of study subjects per protocol requirements, perform protocol specific procedures and assist co-workers with like duties.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor?s degree in science or a related field, or a combination of education and related technical experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • excellent professionalism in dealing with patients, and proficient computer skills.
  • Important personal traits are self-motivation, accuracy, flexibility, team player, organizational skills, problem-solving, multi-tasking, prioritizing and versatility.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Application deadline is April 17, 2017.
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Application deadline is [day/month/year] To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references)


Professional Research Assistant