Applications Analyst_ Roth Lab

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)



Working Title:

Applications Analyst_ Roth Lab

Appointment Type:

EHRA Non-Faculty Research

Position Posting Category:

Information Technology

Salary Range:

51,500 - 75,000

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Full-Time Permanent

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Position Summary:

This position supports the NIMH Psychoactive Drug Screening Program (PDSP)as the PDSP web developer. This position will be responsible for maintaining and expanding the current information system (IS). The PDSP administrative and scientific team will use this web application to administer the program, track requests and samples, deliver results to registered users and prepare progress reports to the sponsor agency. The PDSP uses open source software like Ubuntu, PHP, CSS, jQuery, MySQL, Yii framework. The PDSP IS is integrated with output files from robotic lab equipment and plate readers. This position requires the management of confidential/encrypted data. This position will help to support/revamp other PDSP applications. Operational tasks such as back-up and help desk duties may also be required.

Educational Requirements:

At least 3+ years of experience in computer programming and applications analysis; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
A degree from a four-year college or university in Computer Science or Information Systems is preferred.

Qualifications and Experience:

Strong programming ability in PHP, SQL, JavaScript, HTML, jQuery, and CSS. Able to learn new languages, APIs, and platforms quickly. Must have strong attention to detail and the ability to problem solve quickly and on the fly.
Experience with as many of the following is preferred but not required:
-Version control such as Git.
-Comfortable working with multiple OS including Linux, Windows, Mac.
-Responsive frameworks such as Bootstrap.
-Knowledge of security configuration and implementation in a web implementation environment.
-Basic statistical analysis to develop graphics functionality.
-Additional programming languages would be a strong asset.
-Server administration skills would add value to the candidate.
-Experience with database design, system design, and specification.
-Ability analytical data analysis and resulting documentation and presentation of such.
-Ability to communicate effectively and work under a timeline.
-The candidate must have organizational skills and be detailed oriented.
-Ability to adapt quickly to new challenges and work analytically in a problem-solving environment.
-Technical experience and knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in building, maintaining, and mining a Relational Database in a pharmacological environment and or basic knowledge of pharmacology would be a plus.

Equal Opportunity Employer :

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.




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Posted: 1/22/2021
Application Due: 1/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time