Santa Cruz, California

Bioinformatician Location: Santa Cruz Job ID: 19594 NOTIFICATIONS Remote candidates considered. The Genomics Institute is also seeking a Senior Bioinformatician (JobID: 19593). We encourage applicants to apply for the position for which they are best qualified. If in doubt, please apply to both: Bioinformatician (JobID: 19594) or Senior Bioinformatician (JobID: 19593). UC Vaccination Policy: With limited exceptions, COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all faculty, staff, academic appointees, and students accessing facilities at any UC campus this fall. Employees and students can submit proof of vaccination online or request an exemption . ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD) UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.  The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this job is: 06-24-2021   'Even though the initial review date of 6/24/2021 has passed, we will continue to review applications for this position until it is filled.' Dept Marketing Statement Comprising diverse researchers from a variety of disciplines across academic divisions, the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute leads UC Santa Cruz's efforts to unlock the world's genomic data and accelerate breakthroughs in health and evolutionary biology. The Genomics Institute involves approximately 90 personnel, participating in projects supported by funds from the federal and state governments, private gifts and foundations; in addition the GI provides funding support for approximately 50 additional personnel for GI related projects. Our platforms, technologies, and scientists unite global communities to create and deploy data-driven, life-saving treatments and innovative environmental and conservation efforts, while addressing the most fundamental societal and policy questions. The California Department of Public Health Pathogen Genomics team at the GI uses the latest sequence analysis and visualization technologies to facilitate outbreak investigation and research for public health responses. If you are excited to work in a fast-paced, startup-like environment within an institution of higher education in beautiful Santa Cruz, California, we encourage you to apply. More information about the Genomics Institute can be found at: https://ucscgenomics.soe.ucsc.edu Job Overview Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced bioinformatics programming professional with a broad understanding of computational algorithms; identifies and resolves a wide range of issues / software bugs. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Operates independently. Projects include working with bioinformaticians to build analysis tools in a cloud collaboration environment and creating tools to pair PHI/PII metadata with genome sequence information for co-visualization. Develops methods for geographic/genetic co-visualization using the google maps API. Maintains security of the data on the clients' networks. Customizes tools to the specifics of secure databases. APPOINTMENT INFORMATION Salary Information : Salary Range: $81,600 - $110,000/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. No. of Positions : 1 Benefits Level Eligibility : This position is eligible for Full benefits Schedule Information : Full-time, Fixed Percentage of Time: 100% Average Hours Per Week: 40 Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: Day Employee Classification : This is a Contract appointment Job End Date : 1 year from hire date, with possibility of extension Work Location : UC Santa Cruz main campus Union Representation : None Job Code Classification : 009401 (BIOINFORMATICS PROGR 3) JOB DUTIES 25% - Applies complex bioinformatics concepts to design, develop, modify, debug, and evaluate software programs and web tools. Implements workflows submitting consensus genomes to analysis tools. 25% - Performs complex data modeling, performance and integration testing, and builds user interfaces for a variety of internal and external constituents. 25% - Develops, implements, and maintains web interfaces to share and display bioinformatics analysis and content with collaborators and other users. Develops methods for geographic/genomic co-visualization using google maps API.  15% - Analyzes existing programs or works to formulate logic for new systems, devises logic procedures, flowcharts, data analysis, codes and tests / debugs programs. Implements tools for streamlining pairing of metadata with sequences for visualization. 5% - Conducts bioinformatics programming and testing of new algorithms that interact with other related databases. Performs quality review to ensure submission of sequences to repositories. 5% - Recommends and implements changes in development, maintenance and sets system standards for analysis algorithms, tools, and infrastructure. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in biological science, computational / programming, or related area and / or equivalent experience / training. Thorough knowledge of bioinformatics methods, applications programming, web development and data structures. Thorough knowledge of bioinformatics programming design, modification and implementation. Understanding of relational databases, web interfaces, and operating systems. Communication skills to work with both technical and non-technical personnel in multiple fields of expertise and at various levels in the organization. Ability to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner. Ability to interface with management on a regular basis. Ability to work as an effective  member of a team. Self-motivated with the ability to work independently. Demonstrated problem solving skills. Ability to meet deadlines. Ability to learn quickly. Thorough knowledge of web, application and data security concepts and methods. Preferred Qualifications Strong project management skills. Thorough knowledge of modern biology and applicable field of research. Special Conditions Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check. Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here . SAFETY STATEMENT All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.   How to Apply Attach your resume and cover letter when applying for this job opening. Do not attach any documents to 'My Activities'. 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