University Staff


University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, School of Medicine

Official Title: Research Services Intermediate Information Sciences Professional

Working Title: Web Application and Database Developer

Position #00802839 – Requisition #27484

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

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The School of Medicine’s Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Research Services Intermediate Information Science Professional to be the Web Application and Database Developer.

Jobs in the Research Services career family provide direct professional support of research activities. Functions include contracts and grants solicitation and administration, grant/agreement preparation, review and negotiation, regulatory compliance, sponsor communication and post and pre award management, human subject compliance, research animal management, research laboratory coordination and instruction, environmental health and safety, radiation control, hazardous materials use, disposal and training.

Professionals at the intermediate level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field. At the intermediate level, duties are less limited in scope and are performed independently with occasional guidance and direction from other professionals.

Nature of Work

Intermediate Information Science Professionals utilize applied or computational mathematical analyses for a wide array of different applications and to solve complex problems. Experiments may include text interpretation, coding, ground theory methodology for the analysis of certain data, and quantum state analyses. Intermediate Information Science Professionals may also perform duties in labs that use primarily electronic equipment.

Examples of Duties Performed

  • Collaborate with and support Principal Investigators (PI) and other stakeholders in the area of bioinformatics and data analysis
  • Perform scientifically rigorous data management and bioinformatic analyses
  • Develop and disseminate a variety of tools designed to access relevant clinical and sample data
  • Develop and implement complex analyses pipelines, programming, and data visualization techniques for multi-layered -omics datasets (transcriptome, epigenome, proteome, microbiome, etc.)
  • Creatively and effectively integrate data from multiple sources to accelerate discoveries
  • Assist with the design and development of major bioinformatics-related programming projects
  • Write custom scripts to access databases and analyze data
  • Write custom web tools for PIs and other stakeholders
  • Independently and creatively identify bioinformatic and data management solutions
  • Assist Team Leads, Supervisors and/or management with creation and implementation of processes and procedures and quality improvement initiatives
  • Assist and train junior team members

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  • Authoring SQL queries and stored procedures.
  • Full-stack web application development and maintenance for multiple studies using SQL, ASP framework, HRML, CSS and Javascript.

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Data Science, Computer Science or related field
    • A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis
  • One (1) year data management and bioinformatic analyses experience

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Data Science, Computer Science or related field
  • Two (2) years of experience analyzing data using high-performance computing

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of basic statistical principles relevant in medical research
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems and apply quantitative analytical approaches
  • Demonstrated fluency in one or more programming languages (e.g., R, Python, Perl, Java, C++) and willingness to learn new programming languages as necessary
  • Familiarity with statistical analytical concepts and methods
  • 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
  • Knowledge of basic human anatomy, physiology medical terminology
  • Ability to interpret and master complex research protocol information

Salary and Benefits

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $54,534-69,367.

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.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

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 hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu.

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.

Special Instructions to Applicants : Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references)

Application Materials Required : Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions : Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. Application deadline is Sept 24, 2022.

Job Category : Research Services

Primary Location : Aurora

Department : U0001 – DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS – 21780 – SOM-BDC Clinical Epi Research

Schedule : Full-time

Posting Date : Sep 19, 2022

Unposting Date : Sep 25, 2022, 12:59:00 AM

Posting Contact Name : Danny Felipe-Morales

Posting Contact Email : daniel.felipe-morales@cuanschutz.edu

Position Number : 00802839