The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The Department of Genome Sciences (GS) is part of the University of Washington School of Medicine (UW SoM) and is comprised of 27 labs addressing leading edge questions in biology and medicine by developing and applying genetic, genomic and computational approaches taking advantage of genomic information now available for a host of species. GS is making major contributions in the application of genome science to understand the fundamentals of biology and to improve human health and well-being.
Genome Sciences is a collaborative department supported by very different academic disciplines. We work with a multitude of Program Investigators (PIs) in departments both on the UW campus as well as worldwide. The department has gone through significant expansion since its beginning in 2001 with annual grant awards of $41.5M in FY12. The department has 47 training, teaching, and research faculty.
The Department of Genome Sciences has an outstanding opportunity for a System Administrator. The System Administrator with GS-IT Core Services Team will support a variety of critical IT services for all members of the Department as well affiliated organizations and individuals including The Northwest Genome Center, The Northwest Institute of Genetic Medicine, The UW Proteomics Resource, and collaborating researchers worldwide. The Core Services Team provides front-line support and is the primary contact for a wide range of clients in a fast paced and exceptionally varied environment. The GS IT team is a recipient of the UW’s Distinguished Staff Award 2013. For the team, this award represents a commitment to team work, collegiality, and excellent good natured customer service for the clients of GS IT.