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University of Colorado Genomics Research Analyst in Aurora, Colorado

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs - CCPM

IT Senior Professional – MODO Research Analyst

Position #00776817 – Requisition #19034

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers

  • 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 https://www.cuanschutz.edu/docs/librariesprovider15/default-document-library/2019-facts-brochure_web.pdf .

Job Summary:

The Multi-Omics Data Operations (MODO) unit, part of Translational Informatics Services within the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine (CCPM), performs quality control checks and provides analytical tools for data generated by the CCPM Biobank. In addition, MODO provides bioinformatics support and project management support for the Colorado Anschutz Research Genetics Organization (CARGO), a service center and biorepository, which performs DNA/RNA extraction and genotyping for researchers.

The Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Analyst. Under the direction and guidance of the MODO Officer, the MODO Research Analyst will maintain and improve bioinformatics pipelines for CARGO, performs and manage bioinformatics analysis for all client projects in CARGO for researchers who request CARGO services within the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and researchers outside the campus. In addition, the MODO Research Analyst may be expected to help with CCPM Biobank clinical and research pipelines. The Research Analyst will interface and collaborate with MODO staff, the CARGO director, and primary analysts from CCPM research teams, but will also work independently.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • To provide bioinformatics support to facilitate plate maps, quality control, and final deliverables.

  • To provide end-to-end project management support for CARGO and provides the primary liaison between the client and CARGO director once the project is initiated.

  • Work with prospective CARGO clients as well as MODO officer and CARGO director for the bioinformatics and project management support stated above.

  • Assign CARGO bioinformatics support to MODO staff and research analysts at CCPM, and management of these analysts within the scope of project release timelines.

  • Identify and implement ways to increase efficiency of gathering and managing information as well as creation and dissemination of deliverables for CARGO requests.

  • Produce regular reports on all CARGO project progress with respect to Bioinformatics, timelines/deliverables, and project management.

  • Attends CARGO and MODO weekly meetings and provides the interface of information connections between the two modules.

  • Perform bioinformatics analysis, and maintain and create pipelines for CCPM Biobank clinical and research pipelines as time permits.

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.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

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 hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu .

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.

Qualifications

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 a related field.

  • Experience with UNIX command line, R, and/or python.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Previous professional experience working with genetic/methylation or microarray data, such as Illumina Infinium, both in the wet-lab and for analysis

  • Experience with Microsoft Teams, Trello and Slack

  • Project management experience

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented

  • Interest in managing or improving the flow of information

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent problem solving and the ability to work with a multidisciplinary team

  • Ability to collaborate and work efficiently on multiple projects with limited supervision

  • Tracking of multiple study deadlines and independently managing multiple tasks while ensuring attention to detail, accuracy and quality results

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Information Technology

Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Oct 26, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Latrina Gilmore

Posting Contact Email Latrina.Gilmore@cuanschutz.edu

Posting Number 00776817

Req ID: 19034

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.

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