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Undergraduate Research Assistant
Non Work-study

Hiring Information
Hiring Unit: SOE
Pay Rate: 15.00
Final Filing Date: 2/7/18 or
Until Filled
Employment Date: TO 6-30-2018
Hours: 10-20
Schedule: M-F (Flexible)
Job Description
Skills Required: -Biology
-Knowledge of Genomics (must have taken several courses here at UCSC)
-Commitment to and interest in Genomic Science
-Strong writing and research skills

Skills Preferred: -Participation in Bioethics course a plus
-Knowledge of David Haussler's work recommended
-Knowledge of social media, marketing, and promotion
Percentage of Time Duty
40% Research in Genomics, Biology, and Evolution
40% Copy editing, formatting, and arranging material for new projects
20% Outreach and communications
Courses Required: see above
Computer Keyboarding Filing Alpha
Macintosh Numerical
Windows Color
Unix Driving Car
Word Processing Truck
Spreadsheet Other Lifting
Databases Fingerprinting Required
Other Hazardous Substances
Special Comments: This position will be a support role for David Haussler. Here is a bit about him, on July 7, 2000, David Haussler and his team launched the first working draft of the Human Genome on the internet. The group guaranteed the project would remain in the public domain forever. Since then, the team has evolved into what is now the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute.

Today, David Haussler’s team adapts to developments in the field they helped create. David Haussler continues as the Genomics Institute’s scientific director. Additionally, he is a co-founder of the Genome 10K Project (G10K) and the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH). Likewise, he holds leadership positions in several other groundbreaking organizations. Haussler is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

David Haussler is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for his scientific achievements, including the Dan David Prize.

Currently, David Haussler’s work explores the crossroads of molecular biology, mathematics, and computer science. The Haussler Lab continues to revolutionize the field of genomics with the introduction of advanced statistical and algorithmic methods. This work accelerates the understanding of cancer, human development, evolution, and many other areas of active research.

To learn more about David Haussler’s research, visit the Haussler lab website
Payroll Information
Service Team: SHR Operations
Hiring Supervisior: Lowenberg, Marissa
Supervisor Phone: 831-459-4720
Supervisor Email:
Account Numbers: 7-443720-3572-56101-2
Home Department: SC3572
Classification: Assistant IV
Title Code: 4919
Date Approved: 5-29-2020


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