mason at uoneuro.uoregon.edu
Thu Jan 9 20:07:48 EST 2003
The successful candidate will oversee and participate in the design,
implementation, and maintenance of bioinformatics database
systems to aid in acquiring, tracking, and distributing materials and
services at the Zebrafish International Resource Center (ZIRC).
The functions and responsibilities of this position will include, but
not be limited to, the following:
1. Manage, design, evaluate, and integrate data management
systems that support the distribution of materials and services
provided by the ZIRC. The ZIRC distributes biological materials
including live zebrafish, DNAs, and antibodies, as well as
information on zebrafish husbandry, diseases, and techniques for
studying genetics using the zebrafish model.
2. Collaborate closely with ZIRC staff researchers and scientists to
tailor the systems to staff needs.
3. Plan and coordinate projects including documentation and
instruction of techniques for information gathering, retrieval, and
distribution at the ZIRC.
4. Conduct usability testing and present reports on the viability of
proposed changes to the data model.
5. Work with current ZIRC information technology staff to
implement strategies for gathering, retrieving, and distributing data
gathered at the ZIRC. Train staff members to help with data model
design and implementation.
6. Manage the workgroup responsible for ZIRC data gathering and
The successful candidate will have excellent and proven skills in
the areas of information gathering, retrieval, and delivery systems,
including, but not limited to, personal computers and their
respective operating systems, hand-held devices, web
technologies, data management, and systems management.
Specific technologies include Mac OS X (Unix) Server, Windows
OS, Macintosh OS, Palm OS, FileMaker Pro, PHP, and HTML.
This position requires excellent communication skills. The
candidate should have experience with workgroup projects that
includes setting and meeting deadlines, motivating coworkers, and
documenting and presenting projects. Minimum qualifications
include: Bachelor's degree 2 years experience maintaining a data
management system 3 letters of recommendation
Salary from $35,000 per year depending upon experience.
Apply to: Ellen McCumsey, Neuroscience Department, University
of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403. Phone number 541-346-3191, FAX
Applications received by January 31, 2003, receive priority.
The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action
institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act.
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