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University of Utah Web Interactive Progammer (Work-Study) in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/25/2018

Requisition Number PRN08010N

Job Title UU Student - Computer

Working Title Web Interactive Progammer (Work-Study)

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 10-15

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Weekdays; flexible; during standard business hours.

Is this a work study job? Yes

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01502 - Department of Biochemistry

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 10.00-15.00/hr.

Close Date

Job Summary

We are launching a new online course for scientists looking to learn about cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM). This course, called Cryo-EM 101, will be made freely available online, and will consist of video, 3D animation and interactive simulations that will cover all aspects of visualizing biological structures using cryo-EM.

Come join our team!

As our web interactive programmer, you will create interactive web-based modules for the Cryo-EM 101 website. One example of an interactive module will be a virtual scientific equipment interface, where users can change experimental parameters and observe a difference in output. We plan to launch the website in the summer of 2018, and continue adding interactive modules throughout the 2018/2019 school year.


The Cryo-EM 101 Web Interactive Programmer will:

-Work together with a producer, 3D animator and web developer to design and create graphically rich web-based modules that respond to user input.

-Maintain interactive modules, including troubleshooting any errors.

-Neatly manage and organize digital files associated with the project

Minimum Qualifications

This job posting is only available to University of Utah students who have been awarded a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year. Please login to CIS and go to the Finance/Financial Aid section to view your Financial Aid Status. If you have not received a Federal Work-Study Award, then do not complete and submit this application. Before hire, this employer will confirm that you have received a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year.

Ability to design, write and test code for 2D web interactives using JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS .


An interest in the sciences, and particularly in biology, is a plus!

Special Instructions Summary

In addition to a resume, please include a cover letter that describes your experiences in interactive web programming, and links to interactives that you have created, making note of your specific contribution if multiple individuals were involved in the project.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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