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Research Associate

Requisition Number:

22762

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Date published:

03-Dec-2019

Job Summary

The University of Colorado’s Center for Health and Neuroscience, Genes and Environment (CUChange) has 1-2 postdoctoral research associate positions available. The postdoctoral research associates will be working on NIH funded projects related to cannabis, opioid use, pain, alcohol, and health research. The postdoctoral research associates will be responsible for coordinating with the Pl to manage the collection of behavioral and biological data, correspondence with the IRB regarding updates and amendments to relevant protocols, and supervision and training of research staff. 

Who We Are

We are a motivated team that conducts transdisciplinary research exploring factors linked with health and risk behavior in regard to exercise, Cannabis use, and alcohol consumption. We seek a postdoctoral Research Associate to supervise NIH-funded grants on cannabis and health research. 

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Work on NIH funded projects related to cannabis, opioid use, pain, alcohol, and health research. 
  • Manage the collection of behavioral and biological data, correspondence with the IRB regarding updates and amendments to relevant protocols, and supervision and training of research staff. 
  • Work closely with the PI to assure data quality control and the assurance of data safety and monitoring and in this role will assist the PI to conduct quarterly meetings with the external Data Safety and Monitoring Board. 
  • Play a lead role in analyzing data, preparing data for presentation at professional conferences, and the preparation and submission of manuscripts for publication.

Benefits

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

  • PhD in Neuroscience, Psychology, or equivalent degree and skillset.

What You Will Need

  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with study staff, postdoctoral researchers, undergraduates, principle investigators, and other laboratories.
  • Highly proficient in R, SAS, or comparable statistical software.
  • Thorough understanding of core health science concepts.
  • Outstanding empirical writing skill.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Experience supervising and mentoring junior staff and students.
  • REDCap project design and management.
  • Experience running research protocols with human participants.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Optional: Proof of Degree - if degree was obtained abroad. 
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

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu

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.