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Research Associates I or II - Open Pool

Company: Colorado State University
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: December 9, 2018

Job Description:

Posting Detail Information Working Title Research Associates I or II - Open Pool Research Professional Position Yes Posting Number 201800693AP Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional Number of Vacancies Work Hours/Week Proposed Annual Salary Range 30,000-48,000 Position Location Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Open Posting Date Open Until Filled No To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/30/2019 Description of Work Unit The Department of Health and Exercise Science reflects Colorado State University's tripartite mission of research, academics and service. Faculty conduct cutting edge research in the state of the art facilities including basic, translational, and clinical applications in the area of chronic and age-related diseases. The undergraduate program consists of two concentrations that lead to the Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Exercise Science: (1) Health Promotion and (2) Sports Medicine. Our graduate program offers a Master of Science degree in Health and Exercise Science and a Ph.D. in Human Bioenergetics. Our service/outreach programs serve a wide variety of populations providing an opportunity for physical activity and disease prevention. Position Summary The department of Health and Exercise Science (HES) seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in obtaining a temporary (i.e., time-limited) research position. These positions include interaction with the Principal Investigator as well as other research associates. These individuals will have a broad range of responsibilities which may include but are not limited to: 1.General lab organization and ordering of supplies. 2.Management of records associated with compliance with Human or Animal Institutional Review Board protocols and guidelines. 3.Recruitment, screening, and testing of human volunteers ranging from 18-95 years of age. 4.Exercise testing and training of human volunteers. 5.Survey testing of human participants. 6.Data collection and subsequent analysis using custom computer programs. 7.Data entry and management of electronic data records. 8.Statistical analysis. 9.Training other personnel in data collection and analysis. 10.Supervision of the activities of undergraduate and graduate student research assistants. 11.Physiological experiments with animals. 12.Handling of laboratory animals and tissue/blood samples. 13.Participate in professional development opportunities as appropriate. 14.Write reports, check documentation, maintain inventory, maintain critical data, insure compliance with grant criteria, supervise administrative support staff. Required Job Qualifications Applicants applying for a Research Associate I position must hold a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline. Applicants applying for a Research Associate II position must hold a minimum of a Master's degree in an appropriate discipline. Preferred Job Qualifications * Master's degree preferred for RA I positions * For basic science research positions, experience with basic biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell culture techniques preferred. * Experience with graded exercise testing and background in human physiology and/or biomechanics preferred. * Experience in observational research, surveys and questionnaires preferred. * Other research experience with data collection and analysis, familiarity with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and a statistical software package preferred. * Applicants should have prior experience in the day-to-day organization of research projects, including recruitment of and contact with study participants, coordination of data collection activities, and data management-preferred. Diversity Statement Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.SDL2017

Keywords: Colorado State University, Denver , Research Associates I or II - Open Pool, Other , Fort Collins, Colorado

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