Posting Detail Information
Working Title PSRL Research Scientist
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 202200913AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Classification Title Resch Sci/Scholar I
Number of Vacancies
Work Hours/Week 40
Proposed Annual Salary Range 68,000-75,000
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Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)
Description of Work Unit
The Department of Clinical Sciences mission is to assure the health and
productivity of animals to meet societal needs through high quality
educational programs for professional veterinary medical students, graduate
veterinarians, and the public through a faculty and veterinary medical center
of excellence, and to advance and disseminate comparative biomedical knowledge
in an environment of interdisciplinary collaboration.
Our areas of expertise include animal health, imaging and diagnostics,
infectious disease, cancer, and orthopedics. The department is highly
interactive and offers research associates a friendly but rigorous learning
environment. There is ample opportunity for informal interactions between
research scientists and faculty, thus encouraging the kind of discussions and
collaborations that are critical to success in the cutting-edge atmosphere of
modern clinical research. Program faculty members are housed on South Campus,
CSU. Most of the laboratory space is relatively close in proximity to the
faculty. University facilities that support research efforts include
immunotherapy and stem cell therapy, cancer, diagnostics and treatment,
fundamental causes of heart disease and developing novel new treatments,
reproductive biology of domestic animals, improved quality of life for animals
and indirectly improve human health, orthopedic health in horses and humans
and in-vivo orthopedic and soft tissue preclinical research.
A Research Scientist I position is available in the Department of Clinical
Sciences in the Preclinical Surgical Research Laboratory (PSRL). This
position includes interaction with the Principal Investigator as well as other
research associates, graduate students, and undergraduate students. This
individual will be part of a team of researchers completing funded projects.
Required Job Qualifications
Ph.D. in a related area
Preferred Job Qualifications
At least 1 year of post-doctoral fellowship experience
Animal models of musculoskeletal diseases
In-vitro and ex-vivo culture techniques
Proficient in histology, biochemical assays, and molecular biology assays
Previous experience with statistical analysis programs (e.g. GraphPad)
At least 2 first author or co-first author publications
Experience mentoring students
Personal or professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as
demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources
and/or accountability for diversity and inclusion outcomes
Job Duty Category PSRL Study Coordinator
Conducting industry sponsored contract related projects involving rodent,
rabbit, goat, and/or ovine animal models.
These projects will involve discussions with the sponsors, protocol and
budget development, project organization and completion, and project
write-up which includes all relevant data analysis and statistics.
Percentage Of Time 30
Job Duty Category PSRL Laboratory/Basic Science Principal Investigator
Assisting with all PSRL animal studies which involve basic science
applications and outcomes.
Serving as the primary principal investigator for the PSRL Laboratory
Space which will involve regulatory approvals and maintenance (hazardous
waste, biosafety, etc.), chemical and safety management, ordering,
equipment maintenance, and supply stocking of laboratory areas.
Training graduate and undergraduate students in the general laboratory and
on specific laboratory protocols. Oversight and managing of these students
when they are in the lab and assisting with their research projects.
Percentage Of Time 35
Job Duty Category Independent Investigator (PSRL Grants Program)
Contributing to federal, foundation, and internal grant applications as a
co-investigator or co-principal investigator.
Conducting research investigators involving rodent models of
musculoskeletal disease involving histological, biochemical, molecular,
and biomechanical outcomes.
Mentoring and managing graduate students, residents, and undergraduate
Collaborating with other PIs in the department and university.
Submitting manuscripts of completed research.
Attending scientific conferences (finances for at least 1 per year will
be provided by the PI) and presenting relevant research.
Percentage Of Time 35
Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates will need to supply a resume/CV and cover letter that address the
required and preferred qualifications listed and the names and contact
information for three references. References will not be contacted without
prior notification of candidates.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required
for new hires)
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