University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus
Research Services Senior Professional
Research Coordinator/Program Analyst
Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine
Position # 00770967 REQ# 18126
The University of Colorado Denver l 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 Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified)Research Coordinator/Program Analyst position.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.
A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside.Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.
The Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Coordinator/Program Analyst. This position will play a key role in TICR’s development, coordination, implementation, and communication of CCPM policies and procedures, primarily for data and sample access, data sharing, and publication. The position will focus on managing CCPM Biobank data, sample, and participant contact requests as well as analyzing, managing, and presenting information efficiently, both internally for CCPM and externally for researchers within the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and collaborators outside the campus. The Program Analyst will frequently interface and collaborate with TICR staff, Health Data Compass staff, CCPM faculty, and the website and administrative team, but will also work independently.
Duties & Responsibilities:
•Work with prospective investigators to manage requests for CCPM Biobank data, samples, and participant contacts, communicating CCPM policy as well as helping to facilitate access to CCPM Biobank resources and analysis of data.
•Manage a comprehensive approvals process for granting access to CCPM Biobank resources.
•Develop systematic and reproducible ways to analyze and present quantitative data in tabular and/or graphical summaries for regular reporting to funders and investigators
•Create systems to organize information from CCPM Biobank studies (“onboarding”) and advise the website and administrative team in propagating information to the CCPM website
•Identify and implement ways to increase efficiency of gathering and managing information that is needed across CCPM units (intake and propagation)
•Support CCPM Biobank data access, sample access, and participant contact for investigators by developing technical documentation and training materials and answering email inquiries
•Produce regular reports on study and program progress
•Substantially contribute to the development and updating of policy, procedural, and technical content that gets posted on the CCPM website
- A bachelor’s degree in scientific- or health-related field such as public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, or genetics, or a directly related field from an accredited institution and 2 years of professional level experience in any of the aforementioned scientific- or health-related fields.
- 1-year experience working with or consulting with investigators to develop research projects
- Basic understanding of clinical research principles and methods
- Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive/Docs/Sheets
Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis. Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.
- Master’s degree and relevant experience, in a scientific- or health-related field such as public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, or genetics
- 1-year of experience in managing programs and approval processes
- Project management experience
- Previous professional experience working with genetic or microarray data, such as Illumina Infinium array
- Some experience or interest in UNIX command line and R, to prepare quantitative data summaries
- Familiarity with Google Cloud products like Google Genomics
- Familiarity with process of generating scientific manuscripts for publication
- Experience with Trello and Slack
- Highly organized and detail-oriented
- Interest in managing and improving the flow of information
- 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 particularly in the context of collaborating with and coordinating a wide variety of stakeholders.
- Excellent problem solving and the ability to work with a multidisciplinary team
- Ability to collaborate and work efficiently on multiple projects with limited supervision
- Ability to track multiple study deadlines and independently managing multiple tasks while ensuring attention to detail, accuracy, and quality results
- Outstanding customer service skills.
- Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
Salary and Benefits:
Hiring salary has been established at $51,837 and is commensurate with skills and experience.
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.
Diversity and Equity:
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TheUniversity 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.
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