Research Assistant - #390312

University of Colorado Boulder

Date: 08/19/2021 20:00 PM

City: Coal Creek, Colorado

Salary: $18 / hour

Contract type: Part Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Summary

The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering and the Materials Science and Engineering Program invite applications for a Temporary Researcher in the Living Materials Laboratory under the supervision of Prof. Wil Srubar

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 Living Materials Laboratory conducts material science research that integrates biology with polymer and cement chemistry to create stimuli-responsive, biomimetic, and living materials for the built environment. Highly motivated and independent Postdoctoral Research Associates are sought with training and expertise the areas of antifreeze proteins, synthetic mimics, and advanced materials characterization. The position will focus on process-structure-property relationships of hyperactive antifreeze protein mimics inspired by poly(amino acid) residues

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Design and conduct experiments related to antifreeze proteins and synthetic mimics

What You Should Know

A background check will be required in accordance with the Boulder Campus Background Check Policy

What We Can Offer

  • The compensation for this part-time position is $18.00 per hour.
  • Temporary Researchers accrue sick leave at a rate of 0.034 hours for each hour worked.


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

Experience designing and conducting experiments related to antifreeze proteins and synthetic mimics

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  • Resume/CV

Please apply by August 23, 2021 for consideration.

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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