These positions come with a wide variety of “perks” and opportunities to be part of very successful research teams and projects. Professional Research Assistants can work in the laboratory as a career or use the opportunity to gain research experience to eventually apply to a higher degree program.
Substantial “perks” include 22 days of vacation per year and 10 hours of sick time per month. Opportunity to be “vested” in the 401a retirement benefit after one year where the employee contributes 5% of their pay and the University matches this with 10%. Health and Dental plans which now include vision. Tuition benefits to enroll in courses at the University of Colorado Denver for both you and your dependents.
In addition there are many employee discounts including athletic, fitness, sporting events, apartments and lodging, automotive, concerts and theatre, entertainment, finances, mortgage and real estate, products and services, public transportation and more!