Web Application and Database Developer- Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes - 27484

University of Colorado

Denver, CO

Job posting number: #7111054

Posted: September 19, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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 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.

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

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