Assistant Project Coordinator

Req Number: 47926BR

Location: 550 16th St. – Mission Hall – Mission Bay

Department Name: Medicine—Prevention Science

Work Days: Mostly Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Assistant Project Coordinator will work on five NIH-funded studies based at CAPS, Mission Hall, 550 16th Street, San Francisco.

  1. “Improving Mental Health through Integration with Primary Care in Rural Karnataka”. This five-year study is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and is being conducted in rural South India through St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences in Bangalore.
  2. “Enhancing HIV treatment adherence in Bangalore: The Chetana study”, was funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.
  3. “Reducing AIDS stigma among health professionals in South India”, was funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.
  4. “Tel-Me-Box: Validating and testing a novel, low-cost, real-time monitoring device with hair level analysis among adherence-challenged patients” was funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.
  5. “Asha Improving Health and Nutrition of Indian Women with AIDS and Their Children”. In collaboration with UCLA, this study was funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.

Additional studies and projects are under review.

The Assistant Project Coordinator will the work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) and Project Coordinator in creating and monitoring the study protocols and quality control procedures, assist with the interpretation of qualitative and quantitative data, provide technical assistance to the India-based staff, conduct literature reviews, and prepare human subjects applications for the Institutional Review Board.

Interviewer / Recruiter

Req Number: 47741BR

Location: 550 16th St. – Mission Hall – Mission Bay

Department Name: Medicine—Prevention Science

Work Days: Variable Hours: Monday – Friday with some evenings / Saturdays required

Under the direction and supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) and the Project Director (PD), the Interviewer / Recruiter will conduct data collection and participant recruitment activities for the DuoPACT study. DuoPACT is a 5-year NIH-funded randomized clinical trial of a behavioral intervention to improve engagement in HIV care for same-sex male couples.

The Interviewer / Recruiter’s primary responsibilities will be:

  1. Data collection: conducting phone screenings, scheduling and conducting consent protocols and survey interviews, accompanying participants on phlebotomy visits, maintaining participant files
  2. Participant recruitment: developing and implementing outreach activities and recruitment strategies, preparing and distributing outreach materials, developing and maintaining referral options for ineligible participants, maintaining the study’s recruitment database, providing recruitment reports to the project team and
  3. Other assessment-related duties as assigned by the PI and PD, e.g., assisting with survey testing, performing data entry, cleaning and coding data, attending and participating in assessment team meetings.

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