DATA CURATOR/FACILITATOR

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Oct 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 92293-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: ENGR-GREAT LAKES BIOENERGY CTR


Location: Madison

Categories: Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 92293-AS

Working Title: Data Curator/Facilitator

Official Title: PROGRAMMER ANALYST(T06DN) or ASSOC PROGRAM ANALYST(T06FN)

Hiring Department: A199920-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/ENGR-GREAT LAKES BIOENERGY CTR

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 08, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

B.S. or higher in a STEM discipline.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Demonstrated basic skills and 1-2 years of experience in scientific data handling and data processing script writing plus some knowledge of molecular biology; being comfortable with using and learning new technologies (e.g., database technology, R scripting, XML editing); although some training in these technologies will be provided, willingness to find solutions and perform troubleshooting independently is also needed. Demonstrated capacity to learn quickly, work independently, as well as work well within teams; attention to detail and the skills to communicate effectively with scientists, software developers, IT and technical staff in person and in writing are extremely important.

Required Skills:
- Scripting programming (Perl/Python/R) experience to parse, manipulate and transform datasets from various file formats.
- Working knowledge of Linux/Unix environment
- Understanding of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and other "omics" technologies and datatypes
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Multi-tasking and comfortable in working in a fast-paced environment



Position Summary:

The focus of this position is to work with the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) labs and researchers to help develop common vocabularies; document experimental processes; help develop research data pipelines; and act as a go-between for the Information Services (IS) group and research community, assisting with the creation and maintenance of a centralized data catalog of research data. This position will be involved in both the scientific research community side of the GLBRC, as well as the technical IS side.



Contact:

Emily Hickey
ehickey2@wisc.edu
608-890-2286
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

Applications received by the deadline will receive full consideration. Applicants will be asked to upload a single pdf that includes a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: Oct 6 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Nov 3 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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