Director of Research Computing 8/12/2016
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
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Director of Research Computing
$49.33 / $8583
$98.66 / $17167
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The Director of Research Computing is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for research systems in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, including and especially establishing a leading edge, HIPAA-compliant federated environment that will allow for heterogeneity across research experiments and clinical results, thus enabling a cross-platform integrated translational knowledgebase. Working in close collaboration with colleagues overseeing informatics and analytics, clinical trails management, and other basic, translational, and clinical research systems, the Director builds cohesive, enterprise approaches that knit together disparate systems to improve researcher effectiveness and builds new systems to meet unfulfilled computing, administrative, and workflow needs. The Director will lead a strategic planning process, then implement a plan that will lead to greater efficiency, integration, ease of use, and overall user satisfaction across DGSOM research computing systems. This plan considers the critical needs of the DGSOM faculty to be sure their priorities are addressed in a timely way. This position reports directly to the DGSOM Chief Information Officer.
Bachelor's level education in computer science, information systems, management, or relevant basic science field required; masters or doctoral level education strongly preferred. In depth understanding of the development and execution of research protocols, high performance computing in a healthcare/informatics context, accounting and provenance tracking of related data and best practices for ensuring compliance and security. Minimum 10 years of related work experience required.
Masters or doctoral level education. Experience with clinical and basic science research protocols. In depth familiarity with research-oriented system and services, e.g., biobanking, surveying, i2b2, REDCap, research data repositories, high-performance compute clusters, sequencing cores, imaging systems, etc. Managerial experience in an academic setting involving the use of research information systems. In depth knowledge and experience in computer use in medical colleges, research laboratories, and/or academic hospitals.