Company: University of California - Santa Cruz
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: June 16, 2022
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ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZUC Santa Cruz is a public university like no
other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal
arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research
university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation
and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold
spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the
most beautiful in the world.
INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD)UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until
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be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials
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DEPARTMENT OVERVIEWComprising 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 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 can be found at
JOB SUMMARYApplies data and information management concepts, and
unit methodologies, policies and procedures to resolve a variety of
data and information management issues. Works on data management
problems of moderate scope and complexity where analyses of
situations or data require a review of a variety of factors.
APPOINTMENT INFORMATIONSalary Information: Salary Range: $28.74 -
$35.92/hour. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and
experience.No. of Positions: 4Benefits Level Eligibility: Mid level
- Full-time, Fixed
- Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per week
- Days of the Week: Mon-Fri
- Shift Includes: DayEmployee Classification: This is a Contract
appointmentJob End Date: 10 months from hire date, with possibility
of extensionWork Location: UC Santa Cruz Main CampusUnion
Representation: Non-RepresentedJob Code Classification: 007198
(DATA SYS ANL 2)Travel: Never or Rarely
JOB DUTIES55% - Data Import and Analysis
- Utilize software tools to examine moderately complex genomic
data, apply knowledge of basic biology to interpret genetic
variants, check for consistency, and assist in analysis and
interpretation. Document processes used and decisions reached.
- Develop scripts that help analyze metadata to ensure its
consistency and accuracy.25% - Data Display
- Create and maintain web pages associated with data sets.
Accurately capture and document experimental results and methods at
an appropriate technical level. Read relevant scientific papers,
and incorporate information into data descriptions and data
verification.20% - External Lab Communication and Relationship
- Apply knowledge of basic biology to interpret genetic variants,
and analyze data files from next generation sequencing
- Serve as UCSC contact for one or more external biomedical labs.
Establish data agreements and data delivery schedules, educate labs
on metadata standards, and assist labs in data and metadata
submission. In one-on-one and in small groups, demonstrates
bioinformatics tools developed at the Genomics Institute.
- Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent
experience / training.
- Knowledge of data management systems, practices and
- Intermediate knowledge of rules and regulations related to
- Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse
- Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal
- Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to
technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the
- Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
- Ability to work as an effective member of a team.
- Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
- Ability to learn effectively.
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines
and pay strict attention to detail.
- Strong analytical skills, including the ability to abstract
information requirements from real-world processes to understand
information flows in computer systems.
- Critical thinking skills.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment
criminal history background check.
- The University of California has implemented a COVID-19
Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the
policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have
an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of
- 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 STATEMENTAll UCSC employees must understand 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 APPLYAttach your resume and cover letter when applying for
this job opening. Do not attach any documents to 'My Activities'.
Visit our How to Apply tutorial for detailed instructions on our
EEO/AAThe University of California is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz
is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to
establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect
for the contributions of all students and employees.
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