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University of Colorado Professional Research Assistant in Boulder, Colorado

Professional Research Assistant

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Boulder, Colorado

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Research Faculty



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Job Summary

We are seeking a Professional Research Assistant to participate in a project to study the human gut microbiome. Ideally, the Professional Research Assistant should feel comfortable interacting with undergraduate researchers in the lab, have an interest in problem-solving, and be open to learning new techniques.

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 Krauter Lab in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)at the University of Colorado Boulder explores the relationships between genes, brain activities, and risk behaviors, including those associated with increased HIV risk.

What You Should Know

Be prepared to commit to a minimum of two years of employment.

What We Can Offer

$32,000.00 annually, commensurate with experience.


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 Accomplished. Be Encouraged. Be Boulder.

What We Require

Bachelor's Degree that includes training in basic Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Cell Biology.

What You Will Need

Familiarity with basic computing skills including MS Word, Excel, and basic UNIX usage, lab experience working with DNA samples, and sterile microbiology techniques.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for 2 references, and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials if needed, as the search progresses.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is 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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The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.