Published: Feb. 22, 2022

JOB DESCRIPTION

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT:   School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

HIRING UNIT:  Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation

POSITION TITLE:  PRA

POSITION CLASSIFICATION:  Research Faculty

POSITION JOB CODE:   

HRMS POSITION NUMBER:  00631222

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Overall Description of Responsibility or Nature of Work

This position reports directly to Patricia Ernst, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation, and is responsible for PRA position that involves lab managing, maintaining a genetically engineered mouse colony, performing tissue culture and biochemical/molecular biology experiments in support of overall laboratory goals and students and fellows’ projects.

Specific Position Duties with Percentages of Time

[ 30]% 

Maintain research mouse colony

  • Set up mouse matings
  • Tag/tail/genotype progeny
  • Address any problem issues with mouse colony
  • Interact with animal facility staff
  • Maintain on-line and printed records of animals in colony
  • Order animals for lab members

[ 20]% 

Order reagents and equipment and maintain laboratory organization

  • Use University system to order reagents and supplies as needed
  • Maintain laboratory stocks and equipment and be responsible for coordinating repairs when needed
  • Maintain lab records of stocks, help with lab clean-up events
  • Supervise new trainees, rotation students, undergraduates in lab jobs and experimental endeavors

[50]% 

Perform experiments to support research goals of the group

  • Perform experiments independently
  • Perform experiments with other students, postdocs to contribute to publications and overall productivity of the group
  • Maintain accurate and current laboratory notebook including all experimental details
  • Write-up and present experiments in small group meetings