Department of Medicine Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine
Description Job Description: The Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine at the Parnassus campus of UCSF is looking to appoint a Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist to manage a new collaborative study between BCMM and the Pre-term birth initiative. The study involves study of 100 pre-term infants and their mothers. We are most interested in talented, motivated, enthusiastic candidates who have strong communication (written and verbal) and management skills and proven capacity to deal with high-throughput sample management. Candidates should be detail-oriented and possess excellent organizational skills. The successful applicant must be willing and eager to work closely with investigators in the BCMM and PTBi. A minimum 2-year commitment is strongly preferred.
Job Responsibilities: Tasks will include preparation of IRB documents, managing sample collection supplies, coordination with research coordinators and investigators, sample cataloging and overall project management. Additional duties will include training clinical research coordinators and scheduling.
Education: • Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of research experience. • Specialists appointed at the Assistant or Associate rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience in the relevant specialization. • Specialist appointed at the Full rank must possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or have ten or more years of experience in the relevant specialization. • Candidates must meet the requirements by the time of appointment. Experience: Proven track record in project management. Demonstrated capacity to multi-task, communicate clearly and effectively and manage databases.
Additional Qualifications for the position are: • excellent organizational and communication skills • strong problem-solving abilities, and detail oriented • ability to maintain comprehensive database • ability to work independently
Physical Requirements: Normal physical requirements include good visual acuity and accurate color discrimination. The position requires excellent manual dexterity and familiarity utilizing delicate instrumentation.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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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 high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.