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UCSD Health Sciences is a $1 billion dollar plus organization encompassing 16 academic departments (14 clinical, 2 basic sciences), 2 preacademic/hospital departments, 2 professional schools (School of Medicine and SkaggsSchool of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences), 2 hospitals, and various other programs and units all dedicated towards fulfilling the Health Sciences missions. The UCSD Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) is one of two basic science units in the School of Medicine where world class researchers study fundamental cellular processes and pathways using a variety of techniques from classical genetics and fluorescence microscopy to high throughout genomics, systems biology, and crystallography. Our 36 faculty and over 200 postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, and research staff work on the cutting edge of biology, cutting across fields from basic biochemistry and genetics to genomics, systems biology and stem cell biology. The faculty also play a major role in medical and graduate student training, providing educational and programmatic offerings that span several disciplines and provide diversity to meet the interests of a broad spectrum of students and scholars. The diverse mix of ages, backgrounds, and talents creates a robust work environment with challenging career opportunities and a commitment to continued growth potential. We constantly seek to recruit highly motivated, technologically advanced, and deeply interested individuals who are ready to become a part of our dynamic research and educational environment.
Drs. Robin Knight, Eugene Yeo, and Louise Laurent, established the EXCITE lab, a high-output clinical COVID-19 testing, sequencing, and immune response assay laboratory. The incumbent will serve as a developer for the web-based laboratory information management system for this laboratory.
This position uses skills as an advanced, specialized programming professional with an in-depth understanding of Django Web Framework and relational databases to identify and resolve a wide range of highly complex issues / software bugs where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. May lead or mentor a team of bioinformatics programming professionals. Performs other duties as assigned.
9 years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area plus 5 years of related experience/training.
Bachelor's degree in biological science, computational / programming, or related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
In-depth knowledge of bioinformatics methods, applications programming, web development and data structures. Proven experience with developing web applications using Django Framework. Proven experience with application development and deployment procedures. Experience with mark up languages such as HTML or XML. In-depth knowledge in area of expertise with an understanding and advanced ability to independently analyze a needs requirement, develop, and implement systems for complex applications. Proven skill to plan and carry out projects to completion in a time sensitive environment.
In-depth knowledge of bioinformatics programming design, modification and implementation. Demonstrated experience with scripting language such as Python. Proven experience with software development full life cycle, architecture, design, object-orientation, documentation, continuous integration and deployment.
Advanced understanding of relational databases, web interfaces and operating systems. Expertise in scientific programming. Proven record of producing and delivering well-designed scientific software in an industrial or academic environment.
Advanced project management skills. Excellent organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to manage a large volume of work efficiently and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions and changing priorities. Demonstrated ability to develop, organize, and track projects and coordinate complex activities requiring a high level of accuracy and meticulous attention to detail.
In-depth knowledge of modern biology and applicable field of research.
Advanced interpersonal skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at all levels in the organization, including senior project leadership.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.