Open Rank: Research Instructor or Assistant Research Professor - Informatics Scientist

Description

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplantation

Open Rank: Research Instructor or Assistant Research Professor - Informatics Scientist

Position #00793512– Requisition #25032

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

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

    Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
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.

Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplantationhas an opening for a full-time Open Rank: Research Instructor or Assistant Research Professor - Informatics Scientist position. 

Nature of Work:

This position will serve as a Faculty member of Pediatric Hem/Onc/BMT-CT.  The focus of this position will be the development and implementation of novel statistical and computational methods motivated by potential applications to areas such as genomics, cancer systems biology, imaging or systems modeling.  The work will involve both methodological research with biostatistics faculty and collaboration with biomedical investigators.  This position will be located RC-1 North 4th floor in close proximity to Pediatric Heme/Onc Research Labs.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit www.cuanschutz.edu.

Position Emphasis:

  • Assist investigators in processing of high-throughput data (NGS sequence, arrays, etc.).
  • Supervise analysts to promote workflow and analytics by allocating projects to account for deadlines and collaborative projects.
  • Analysis of high-throughput data for: exome, transcription, ChIP, methylation, and similar.
  • Integrate and mine diverse biological datasets (e.g., TCGA, 1000 Genomes, etc.).
  • Identify and implement bioinformatics tools for the analysis of data, and where none are available, develop custom data analysis tools and workflows.
  • Have strong scripting skills (e.g., Perl, Python, Java, etc.) necessary to facilitate the processing of data and or building the tools necessary therein.
  • Database construction and management to facilitate clinical diagnostics and patient reporting.
  • Use and administer high-performance parallel computing clusters.
  • Have a proven track-record of securing extramural funds, either as PI or through significant scientific collaborations (Co-I, consultant, etc.).
  • Be a willing problem-solver and team member.
 

 

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

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at:

  • Research Instructor: $70,000 to $90,000.
  • Assistant Research Professor: $70,000 to $90,000.
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.

 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 [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, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, 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.

 

 



Qualifications
Minimum Requirements

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Research Instructor:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or a related field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of project or research management experience in a technology- focused role.
  • Experience managing cross-functional projects and coordinating support across a variety of IT disciplines (infrastructure, systems administration, software development, etc.).
  • Experience managing and maintaining budgets, grants, and other financial records.
Assistant Research Professor:

  • Doctorate Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or a related field. 
  • Minimum of two (2) years of project or research management experience in a technology- focused role.
  • Experience managing cross-functional projects and coordinating support across a variety of IT disciplines (infrastructure, systems administration, software development, etc.).
  • Experience managing and maintaining budgets, grants and other financial records.
Conditions of Employment

  • Must successfully pass a drug test through Children’s Hospital Colorado.
  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Qualified applicant will be a Masters’ or PhD level scientist with skills in the genome sciences, at least three (3) years of experience in an academic environment, and strong collaborative skills.
  • The successful applicant must have research experience that includes working with scientists in wet labs for obtaining NGS libraries, as well as experience in bioinformatics for processing and analyzing the data.
  • S/he will work with an interdisciplinary team of scientists from the SOM, including clinicians, geneticists, and other researchers to support research projects by consulting on the initial experimental design and protocols, processing and analyzing data, as well as assimilating results obtained from cutting-edge genomic technologies.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in an academic environment and university-based projects.
  • A publication record with preferred history of extramural funding.
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
  • Experience managing or leading an IT team of professionals.
  • Experience and demonstrated skill in driving multi-project IT programs to success leveraging industry best-practices project/program tools, techniques, and methodologies.
  • Experience with Microsoft development projects and platforms (Microsoft Server, .NET 3.5 or higher, ASP.NET, C#, IIS, SQL Server, etc.).
  • Experience with open-source development and platforms (Linux, PHP, Ruby, Apache, MySQL, etc.).
  • Experience performing technical business analysis to gather requirements and relay information to technical teams.
  • Experience in business analyst role in a technology focused role.


Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Mar 9, 2022
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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