Staff Research Associate I

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: San Francisco, CALIFORNIA
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!



Part Time


Job Summary

Under supervision, the Staff Research Associate I (SRA I) will perform duties for a mobile sleep diary application research study. Primary effort will be committed to maintenance of the application web portal, AWS cloud-based server, and communication with mobile app developer. Part of the position will be committed to other study activities, with relative effort depending on month-to-month shifts in lab priorities.

Please Note: This is a 40% limited appointment with the end day on April 30, 2020.

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry is among the nation's foremost resources in the field of child, adolescent and adult mental health. Psychiatry faculty members are recognized for their leadership roles in state-of-the-art, comprehensive and compassionate patient care, pioneering research, excellence in training the next generation of leaders, advancing public policy to advance mental health, and commitment to diversity.

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

• BA/BS degree in psychology, pre-med or a related field
• Strong computer skills and experience with REDCap, Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Demonstrated strong administrative and organizational skills, and to work independently
• Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns that arise during research activities or communications, maintaining a professional demeanor, and escalating issues when the situation calls for it
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills; excellent organizational skills; and excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively in a diverse team
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-based environment; project management and coordination skills; ability to prioritize tasks and meet multiple deadlines on concurrent projects
• Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with patients, co-workers, & clinicians

Preferred Qualifications

• Prior experience in clinical settings is desirable
• Flexibility to accommodate participants requiring evening telephone instruction on some study procedures
• Prior experience in making presentations of research findings at scientific meetings
• Social science or behavioral health research experience
• Experience in a community or medical setting or research study participants. Prior experience in working with Chinese and / or Vietnamese community with different backgrounds and interact well with both genders
• Prior experience with clinical research: recruiting, collecting data, data entry, and good clinical practice
• Familiarity with Institutional Review Board (IRB) and other regulatory directives
• Prior experience with screening, interviewing, eliciting informed consent, scheduling and explaining study requirements to participants in clinical research studies
• Completion of Human Subject Protection Training

Job Code and Payroll Title

9613 Staff Research Associate I

Appointment Type

Limited Appt

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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