Job: Program Manager - Computational Genomics Platform
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Full job post here: https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucsc/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&SiteId=11&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=10411&PostingSeq=1

The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this job is: 09-21-2020

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. 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 Computational Genomics Platform (CGP) team uses big data technologies to facilitate genomic research for global health issues such as breast cancer and other genetic risk factors. The team collaborates with many universities and institutes around the world. Examples of projects include supporting a global team to create the Human Cell Atlas, a compendium that maps gene activity in each cell in the human body, the NHLBI Data STAGE and NHGRI AnVIL projects, which develop technologies to share and combine controlled access genomic data across different institutes, and Dockstore, a platform for scientists to share analytical workflows and tools with the wider biomedical research community. 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.

Salary Information:

$110,000-$120,000 Annually (Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience)

Benefits Level Eligibility: Full - Full-time 100% weekly 40 hours weekly Mon-Fri Day Shift


Job Duties

10% - Program Development

Supervises bioinformatics program development. Prepares and presents project proposals to management and others.

35% - Project Management

Supervises implementation of informatics methods and systems in support of new and ongoing programming activity in the areas of data collection, computational pipelines, storage and access, statistical methods, evaluation, data visualization, and interactive web displays.

55% - Personnel Management

Supervises the activities of a professional staff, with responsibility for meeting project goals, objectives, timelines and budgets. Participates in the selection, development and evaluation of personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Recommends salary actions, terminations, and performance ratings. Administers location policies that directly affect subordinate employees and their assignments.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with an emphasis in computer science, data processing, computer information systems, or in a related field.
  • Experience leading a technical staff of IT and / or scientific personnel, including projects performed by multiple developers; experience with human resources policies and procedures relating to management responsibilities.
  • Experience with and knowledge of applications programming, web development, data security, operating systems, relational databases, and data structures in an open source environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles of personnel management and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience developing, deploying and managing web portals.
  • Project management experience in a biomedical, research, or software development organization.
  • Demonstrated quantitative and analytical abilities.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others at various levels in the organization, including senior project leadership.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of modern biology or applicable field of research.
  • Experience with and knowledge of bioinformatics methods, bioinformatics applications programming.

Special Conditions

  • Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check
  • Will be required to complete Title IX (Sexual Harassment) training every two years
  • Ability to work long periods of time at a computer with or without accommodation
  • 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.
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