Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Developer 3 - CCBR The Coordinating Centers for Biometric Research (CCBR) in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota seeks a full-time Developer 3 (9790D3) to join an experienced team that carries out large scale international clinical trials funded by the National Institutes of Health. Ongoing research includes trials to prevent and treat infectious (HIV/AIDS, influenza and Ebola virus) disease and chronic (cardiovascular and lung) diseases. The annual budget for this work exceeds $50 million; the staff of the CCVR, established in 1985 includes approximately 65 faculty, staff and graduate students, including senior data management and systems design personnel and biostatisticians.
Responsibilities: Provide oversight for all data management systems and acts as the point of contact for system failures and interruptions. Such interruptions should be rare but could occur at any time due to involvement in international clinical research studies. (20%)
Designs, develops and implements well integrated programs and systems including program design, program coding, debugging, oversight and documentation of custom relational database systems for managing clinical and laboratory data arising in clinical trials. (20%)
Design, implement, document and maintain web-based randomization and data collection systems. It is essential that these systems maintain accurate data that can be immediately accessed for ongoing clinical trials of experimental treatments where participant safety is paramount. (20%)
Design, implement and execute test of systems, including web-based systems for randomization and data collection. Prepare test data and prepare documentation about test and outcomes. (15%)
Provide ongoing maintenance of applications, systems and websites. These systems are used every day by collaborators across the world, hence it is required that the integrity of such systems is vigilantly maintained. (5%)
May lead a small team for application development or enhancement. (5%)
Work with other staff to act as a system administrator for a Unix/Linux system. (5%)
Collaborate with bio-statisticians, laboratory personnel, regulatory staff and clinical researchers on carrying out high profile public health research with a strong emphasis on clinical trials. (5%)
Provide training to other staff on system usage. (5%)
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including: · Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave · Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans · Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts · Excellent retirement plans with employer match · Disability and employer paid life insurance · Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums · Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition · Student loan forgiveness opportunity · Opportunities for growth and promotion · Employee Assistance Program
Required Qualifications: BA/BS degree required. Four years of work experience in the areas of application/web/systems development with a related BA/BS degree. Six years of work experience in the areas of application/web/systems development with a non-related BA/BS degree.
Preference will be given to applicants with a MA or MS degree in statistics, computer science or a related field.
Internal Number: 338351
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