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Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator / Project Assistant (Part Time)

Apply online here with requisition number 42699BR

Req Number 42699BR
Job Title Project Assistant
Job Code and Payroll Title 9336 Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Location Mission Bay
Department Name MEDICINE / DPSC / CORE
Work Days Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shift Days
Shift Length 4 Hours
Job Summary JOB OVERVIEW
The Project Assistant will provide programmatic support for the AETC National Evaluation Center at UCSF. Duties include providing day-to-day research and administrative support, such as complex scheduling for conference calls and meetings for groups of 10 or more participants, managing the team calendar, setting-up webinars, taking formal conference call and meeting minutes for dissemination, maintaining the study’s technical assistance log, and updating the AETC NEC website on a regular basis. The Project Assistant will also engage in daily interactions with project staff, collaborating AETC regional centers and local sites, and HRSA Project Officers. The Project Assistant will disseminate important study information to these key stakeholders via the AETC NEC website and listserv. Additionally, the Project Assistant will grammatically edit and format research reports, informational handouts, PowerPoint slide sets, conference abstracts, and manuscripts for publication. The Project Assistant will also reproduce tables and graphs, based on templates or with guidance from the Director and Statistician. Other critical duties include conducting literature searches and writing summary reviews, consolidating information gathered from research sites into finished products, and maintaining study manuals. 

Please note: This is a part time career position with the end date of March 31, 2017, with the possibility of an extension if additional funding is secured.

AETC NATIONAL EVALUATION CENTER OVERVIEW
The AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) Program is the training arm of the federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. It consists of a national network of HIV clinical and health care experts who provide locally based education, clinical consultation and technical assistance to health care professionals and organizations seeking to integrate high-quality, comprehensive HIV care into their practice. The AETC National Evaluation Center (NEC) provides leadership in the development, implementation, and dissemination of effective evaluation models to measure the outcomes of AETC clinical education and training programs with respect to changes in provider behavior and clinical practice. The AETC NEC also provides technical assistance to all AETCs in the design and implementation of outcome-based evaluation activities. The NEC is led by a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS), which is based in the Division of Prevention Science at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications • HS graduate with sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities
• Expertise in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Experience preparing tables, charts, and graphs in PowerPoint and Excel
• Experience with scheduling and planning webinars/conference calls for large groups
• Expertise in utilizing library databases and bibliographic software (e.g., PubMed, Google Scholar, EndNote)
• Expertise in desktop publishing software (e.g., MS Publisher)
• Familiarity with standard research methodology
• Customer-service experience
• Previous experience in an academic research unit working with research teams and faculty
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Strong writing and editing skills to prepare concise internal and external communications
• Ability to interact effectively and professionally with a wide range of team members, including senior investigators, statisticians, programmers, administrative staff, federal funding agency representatives, and colleagues at collaborating universities
• Ability to take initial direction from others and complete work independently; ability to prioritize tasks and meet tight deadlines 

Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.

Preferred Qualifications • BA/BS degree with a major in a health related field and one year of experience in administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Knowledge of issues related to health policy and health services research
• Broad knowledge of basic HIV/AIDS concepts, clinical practices, and treatment
• Experience with Institutional Review Board (IRB) procedures and human subjects research
• Experience in electronic data capture methods (e.g., Survey Monkey or REDCap)
License/Certification n/a
Position Type Part Time
Percentage 50%
Equal Employment Opportunity The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at diversity.ucsf.edu. UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

 

Data Manager

Apply online here with requisition number 43162BR

Req Number 43162BR
Job Title Data Manager
Job Code and Payroll Title 9401 Bioinformatics Programmer III
Location Mission Bay
Department Name Medicine / Division of Prevention Science
Work Days Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Shift Days
Shift Length 8 Hours
Job Summary JOB OVERVIEW
The Data Manager will be responsible for managing SAS databases and performing complex statistical analyses for two national HIV-related health services research studies at the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies. This position requires proficiency with the SAS programming language to create, document, validate, process, and maintain statistical programs that generate analysis datasets with high quality. This position will be responsible for ensuring secure and timely processing of electronic data submissions from research sites, establishing quality assurance procedures, and providing technical assistance to research collaborators. The Data Manager will also be responsible for interpreting study data, developing tables, graphs, preparing data sets for statistical analysis, and contributing to analyses for reports and publications under the direction of the PI and Lead Statistician. The Data Manager will also present study progress and results on national web conferences and face-to-face meetings and must have the ability to communicate in the areas of statistical analysis and evaluation methodology with research collaborators at all levels of expertise. Occasional travel will be required. 

DIVISION OF PREVENTION SCIENCE
The mission of the Division of Prevention Science (formerly the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, or CAPS), based in the UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus and our administrative offices at 50 Beale Street, is to conduct domestic and international research to prevent the acquisition of HIV and to optimize health outcomes among HIV-infected individuals.

ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in Computer / Computational / Data Science with computer / computational / data specialization or equivalent experience
• Expertise with MS Excel, MS Access, SQL/Visual Basic, and SAS, STATA, and R programming languages
• Thorough experience with generalized linear models, sample size calculations, hypothesis testing, parameter estimation, sensitivity and specificity analysis, and inter-rater agreement
• Experience preparing tables, charts, and graphs of study data for use in publications and presentations
• Knowledge in the areas of epidemiology and intervention study design
• Previous applied knowledge of clinical research regulations, including IRB, HIPAA, and data security policies and procedures
• Ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a wide range of team members, including senior level investigators, statisticians, programmers, and colleagues at partnering universities and health care settings
• Demonstrated ability to provide clear instructions and technical assistance to research collaborators both verbally and in writing
• Proven ability to successfully work on multiple concurrent projects
• Data management experience with large multi-site studies
• Previous experience in an academic research unit interfacing with research teams and faculty
• Proven ability to take initial direction from others and complete work independently 

Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.

Preferred Qualifications • Master’s degree, with specific coursework in a mix of evaluation, research methods, and quantitative analysis
• Advanced experience using complex statistical analysis techniques (Generalized Estimating Equations, Multiple Imputation, Inverse Probability Weighting) to adjust for confounding, clustering and missing data
• Experience working independently to create research methodology and analysis plans for a variety of data sets for comparison and analysis that are not from uniform interventions or populations
• Broad knowledge of basic HIV/AIDS concepts, clinical practices, and treatment
License/Certification n/a
Position Type Full Time
Percentage 100%
Equal Employment Opportunity The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at diversity.ucsf.edu. UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

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