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University of Colorado Clinical Analyst with Bioinformatics, Genetics and Programming in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs - CCPM

IT Senior Professional – MODO Clinical Research Analyst

Position #00775990 – Requisition #18865

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  • The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) IT Senior Professional position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here at .

Job Summary:

Under the direction and guidance of the Multi-Omics Data Operations (MODO) Officer, this full-time, benefits-eligible position acts as a clinical analyst within MODO, with an envisioned transition to a management position within MODO as the demand and diversity for expertise within MODO grows over time. One of the primary goals of MODO is to facilitate research opportunities within the University of Colorado that leverages the Biobank housed within CCPM. The person in this position will be primarily responsible for clinical aspects of the research process within MODO based on the data generated through the CCPM Biobank, including but not limited to the following: maintenance and validation of current clinical pipelines, design of new clinical pipelines and preparation of scientific manuscripts, and supporting research grants to faculty that leverage the CCPM’s research missions.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Communicate between MODO, CCPM Biobank, UC Health, BC|Platforms, and OIT.

  • Use Unix, R/Python, or related tools to assist in design, maintenance, and validation of clinical pipelines.

  • Create and maintain documentation to support clinical pipelines, and assist in project management.

  • Perform QC, haplotype phasing, and HLA and CNV calling from Illumina GWAS data.

  • Use Unix and high performance computational and/or cloud compute resources to develop, refine and automate high throughput pipelines for processing large scale genomic and genetic datasets.

  • Create pipelines for multi-omics (exome sequencing, methylation, metabolomics).

Salary and Benefits:

The salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at .

The University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in relevant sciences (statistics or health sciences) or informatics (computational biology, computational chemistry, bioinformatics, clinical informatics).

  • Two (2) years of experience in one or more of these fields required.

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis, but not for the specific two (2) years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with technical/analytical verification and validation of software for clinical use.

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in relevant sciences or informatics.

  • Three (3) years of related experience.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.

  • Effective process and project management skills.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

  • Independent, innovative, and creative thinker.

  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of scientific principles and concepts in GWAS analysis, NGS analysis, methylation, metabolomics.

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Information Technology


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Jul 27, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Latrina Gilmore

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00775990

Req ID: 18865

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.