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The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this job is: 08-25-2021
Dept Marketing Statement Comprising diverse researchers from a variety of disciplines across academic divisions, the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute (GI) leads UC Santa Cruz's efforts to unlock the world's genomic data and accelerate breakthroughs in health and evolutionary biology. The Genomics Institute involves approximately 90 personnel, participating in projects supported by funds from the federal and state governments, private gifts and foundations; in addition the GI provides funding support for approximately 50 additional personnel for GI related projects. Our platforms, technologies, and scientists unite global communities to create and deploy data-driven, life-saving treatments and innovative environmental and conservation efforts, while addressing the most fundamental societal and policy questions.
The Pathogen Genomics team at the GI uses the latest sequence analysis and visualization technologies to facilitate outbreak investigation and research for public health responses. If you are excited to work in a fast-paced, startup-like environment within an institution of higher education in beautiful Santa Cruz, California, we encourage you to apply.
Applies skills as a seasoned, experienced data management professional with full understanding of industry practices to resolve complex and wide ranging issues. Applies knowledge of basic biology to interpret genetic variants, and analyzes data files from next generation sequencing pipelines. Demonstrates competency in selecting methods and techniques to obtain solutions.
APPOINTMENT INFORMATION Salary Information: Salary Range: $73,700 - $98,420/annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is eligible for Full benefits
Schedule Information: Full-time, Fixed Percentage of Time: 100% Average Hours Per Week: 40 Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: This is a Contract appointment
Job End Date: 1 year from hire date, with possibility of extension
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz main campus
Union Representation: None
Job Code Classification: 007199 (DATA SYS ANL 3)
JOB DUTIES 70% - Data Import, Analysis, and Display:
Utilize software tools to import complex biomedical data into UCSC databases and web pages, check it for consistency and lead analysis and interpretation. Use existing algorithms, techniques, and statistical methodologies to manage and perform complex assignments. Implement changes to operational systems and databases.
Develop scripts that help analyze metadata to ensure its consistency and accuracy.
Create and maintain web pages associated with data sets. Accurately capture and document experimental results and methods at an appropriate technical level.
Main currency in genomics science. Advise leadership in current issues and publications in this area.
30% - Project Management:
Collaborate with other UCSC staff and external partners to clarify and communicate deliverables for one or more data systems projects.
Organize project activities to achieve deliverables on schedule and within budget constraints.
Independently develop full data/information documentation for complex small and medium-size projects.
May supervise other staff and/or student employees.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Familiarity with data model patterns in computational biology.
Familiarity with logical data design and data mapping or data conversion.
Familiarity with data quality and governance issues and requirements.
Thorough knowledge of data management systems, practices and standards.
Thorough knowledge of relevant rules and regulations controlling access to sensitive data.
Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated effective oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Effective written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member.
Self-motivated and works independently.
Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills.
Critical thinking skills.
Ability to learn effectively.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to represent relevant information in abstract models.
Demonstrated service orientation skills.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
SAFETY STATEMENT All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
EEO/AA The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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