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Information Sciences Professional (Open Rank: Entry-Senior) - Ophthalmology

Company: University of Colorado
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Information Sciences Professional (Open Rank: Entry-Senior) - Ophthalmology - 26702 University Staff

**Description**

**University of Colorado - CU Anschutz Medical Campus**

**School of Medicine - Department of Ophthalmology**

**Official Title: Research Services Information Sciences Professional (Open Rank)**

**Working Title: Information Sciences Professional (Open Rank: Entry-Senior) - Ophthalmology**

**Position #00799153 - Requisition #26702**

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers (https://apptrkr.com/get\_redirect.php?id=3315564&targetURL=http://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 (https://apptrkr.com/get\_redirect.php?id=3315564&targetURL=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.

**The School of Medicine's Department of Ophthalmology has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Research Services Information Sciences Professional (Open Rank) position.**

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 all levels 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 entry level, duties are limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals and are performed in a training and development capacity. At the intermediate level, duties are less limited in scope and are performed independently with occasional guidance and direction from other professionals. At the senior level, work is performed fully independently.

**Nature of Work**

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. Information Science Professionals may also perform duties in labs that use primarily electronic equipment.

**Examples of Duties Performed**

**_Entry Level:_**

+ Collaborate with and support Principal Investigators (PI) and other stakeholders in the area of bioinformatics and data analysis

+ Track project progress and communicate with stakeholders

+ Prepare and disseminate communications with external stakeholders

+ Ensures appropriate communication with all project stakeholders regarding timelines and status, deadlines, data requirements, logistics and all other project-related issues

+ Assist PI with existing and new research projects

+ Perform scientifically rigorous data management and bioinformatic analyses

+ Assists with data collection, data analysis, and reporting of preliminary findings, as needed

+ Develop and disseminate a variety of tools designed to access relevant clinical and sample data

+ Work closely with lab members to gain an understanding of data processing methods and tools

+ 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

**_Intermediate Level, all of the above and:_**

+ 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

**_Senior Level, all of the above and:_**

+ Assist with developing or develop protocol-specific systems and documents including process flows, training manuals, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) . Maintains subject level documentation and prepares documents, equipment and/or supplies

+ Develops detailed protocol documents that meet federal/institutional standards

+ Assist with identifying issues related to operational efficiency and shares results with leadership

+ Provide the biostatistical/data science expertise and leadership in study design, study oversight, data management, data analysis and manuscript preparation to assist all levels of biomedical investigators and clinicians on new research activities across a wide range of disciplines

+ Serve as a resource to PIs and other stakeholders

**Additional Duties & Responsibilities**

**_All levels with increased independence at higher levels:_**

+ Documents and facilitates the definition of project scope, goals, and resource requirements.

+ Translates clearly defined project needs into deliverables, milestones, and timelines by establishing the project plan.

+ Tracks progress of key milestones, ensuring execution of key deliverables.

+ Manages changes in timelines, deliverables and budget as needed.

+ Works closely with project leaders to establish quality criteria and monitor quality of projects.

+ Develops timelines, task lists, and operational plans for the completion of research projects, grant deliverables, and laboratory management goals in coordination with the investigators.

+ Facilitates project meetings to continually align the team around goals and communicate blocking issues.

+ Ensures appropriate funds are in place and tracks financial status of all projects relative to available budgets.

+ Works with Compliance office to generate and maintain appropriate IRB for work specific to project plan (if necessary).

+ Ensures that projects and activities adhere to institutional guidelines with regards to safety and regulatory compliance.

+ Leads and develops agendas and minutes for meetings related to ongoing projects.

+ Attends meetings and scientific conferences, as needed.

+ Assists with preparation of grant applications and manuscripts, including data analyses, literature searches, drafting of text, confirming affiliations and linking of funding to accepted manuscripts.

+ Assists with Material Transfer Agreements, Data Use Agreements and Research Collaboration agreements.

+ Maintains communication platforms including newsletters, emails, and lab websites/social media.

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**

**_Entry Level:_**

+ 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

**_Intermediate Level:_**

+ 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

**_Senior Level:_**

+ 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

+ Two (2) years data management and bioinformatic analyses experience

**Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.**

**Preferred Qualifications**

**_All Levels:_**

+ Master's degree in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Data Science, Computer Science or related field

+ One (1) to three (3) years of experience analyzing data using high-performance computing

**Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities**

+ 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 the following:

**_Entry Level:_** $50,112 to $63,742

**_Intermediate Level:_** $54,534 to $69,367

**_Senior Level:_** $58,955 to $74,991

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 (https://apptrkr.com/get\_redirect.php?id=3315564&targetURL=https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits)

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125 (https://apptrkr.com/get\_redirect.php?id=3315564&targetURL=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 (https://apptrkr.com/get\_redirect.php?id=3315564&targetURL=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 (https://apptrkr.com/get\_redirect.php?id=3315564&targetURL=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. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

**Job Category** : Research Services

**Primary Location** : Aurora Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 20254 - SOM-OP GENERAL OPERATIONS

**Schedule** : Full-time

**Posting Date** : Jul 12, 2022

**Unposting Date** : Ongoing Posting Contact Email: JASON.OWENS@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU (https://apptrkr.com/get\_redirect.php?id=3315564&targetURL=JASON.OWENS@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU) Position Number: 00799153

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