Data Wrangler -

Data Wrangler -

Data Wrangler
Genomics Institute

JOB #: 1707365

Full Time; Career
Minimum Starting Salary: $24.47/hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

The UCSC Genomics Institute seeks two Data Wranglers to join our team. These positions will collaborate with external research laboratories to import biomedical data into the databases and web pages maintained by UCSC team for display, access and analysis. They work closely with biomedical lab personnel to reformat data from lab spreadsheets and databases into formats used for loading databases, accurately capture and document experimental results and methods, educate biomedical labs on metadata standards, assist labs in data and metadata submission, and track the flow of data within the UCSC pipeline. They also work with internal software developers and database testing staff to ensure data integrity and make the data accessible to the scientific community through web-based access to public and proprietary databases.

Qualifications include:

Bachelor's degree in biological science, computational/programming, or related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Basic knowledge of modern biology and applicable field of research.

Basic knowledge of bioinformatics methods and data structures.

Basic knowledge of databases.

Demonstrated experience in working with large data sets and spreadsheets.

Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 09/07/2017

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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site ( ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite 100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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