Research Services Manager

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Center for Health and Artificial Intelligence

Research Services Manager

Position #00782381 | Requisition#20823

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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 Center for Health and Artificial Intelligence has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Research Services Manager.

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.

Nature of Work

The Translational Integrative Sciences Laboratory (TIS Lab) is Research Services Managers to oversees the coordination, administration, and engagement of all internal/consortium facing aspects of multiple large-scale NIH-funded programs. Our team of expert biological curators, bioinformaticians, and computer scientists maintain and enhance a knowledge extraction and refinement process that delivers an ever-growing set of relevant biological data and its provenance for biomedical applications. We develop and promote the use of shared ontologies to describe knowledge in an open and extensible model that is targeted towards machine reasoning. We develop, adapt, and apply innovative scientific knowledge management theory and technology to provide computational semantic bridges between disparate knowledge sources. We seek to enable bioinformatic reasoning and clinical decision-making using all the species as well as associated bioinformatic data, including genes, phenotypes, chemistry, drugs, and much more.

This position will oversee one or more ongoing projects and their teams, which may include the NCATS Data Translator project (, the Center for Cancer Data Harmonization (CCDH), the National Center for Data to Health (CD2H), and other efforts. The Biomedical Data Translator project is a multiyear, iterative effort focused on the integration of multiple types of existing data sources, including objective signs and symptoms of disease, drug effects, and intervening types of biological data relevant to understanding pathophysiology. The CCDH is a national program awarded by the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research on behalf of the National Cancer Institute. The center works with a cloud-based data-sharing portal called the Cancer Research Data Commons. In the Commons, the goal is for disparate types of data generated by everything from basic science studies to clinical trials to be integrated and structured in ways that help researchers make advances and clinicians provide the best treatments. The CD2H supports the use of health data, algorithms and information systems to bridge basic science and clinical research and to foster collaboration across more than 50 medical research institutions within the national Clinical and Translational Science Awards network.


    Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.Outstanding customer service skills.Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
Additional Competencies 

  • Knowledge of stakeholder groups and/or issues related to clinical and/or bioinformatics, translational science
  • Demonstrated expertise with virtual collaboration tools, including GSuite, Slack, Twitter, web conferencing tools (Skype, WebEx, Zoom), cloud storage services (Box, Dropbox, Google Drive), and Git/GitHub
Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or the hiring range) for this position has been established at $64,455 - $108,285

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

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 [email protected]

The University of Colorado Denver | 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 Denver | 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:

•    A bachelor’s degree in business, informatics, computer science, systems science, or related field from an accredited institution.
•    At least 5 years of experience in management of large-scale projects, and management of teams

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.

The position requires extensive, diverse and progressively responsible experience, including direct responsibility for the ongoing leadership and oversight of a program or function, including the development of strategies and processes which contribute to the University and/or campus mission and accountability for services provided.

Required: Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Master's Degree in business, informatics, computer science, systems science, or related field
•    Scientific background and interest - particularly biomedicine
•    Experience with IT or data governance (security, privacy, compliance).
•    A link to a repository you can share that shows your contributions to open source projects
•    Project management accreditation

Job Category: Research Services
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Apr 7, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 4/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time