Clinical Research Analyst
University of California San Francisco - San Francisco, CA
In honor of Herbert and Marion Sandler’s extraordinary commitment to neurological disease research at UCSF, our new neurosciences building at Mission Bay has been named the Sandler Neurosciences Center. This 237,000 square foot facility has laboratories headed by principal investigators from the UCSF Department of Neurology, the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (IND) and the Center for Integrative Neuroscience (CIN). The Sandler Neurosciences Center, along with nearby Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Hall, makes Mission Bay one of the largest neuroscience complexes in the world. The strength and depth of UCSF neuroscience can be seen in the diverse areas of research captured by our faculty in the Neuroscience Graduate Program.

The UCSF Advanced Imaging in MS (AIMS) Group, under the direction of Roland Henry, PhD, in the Department of Neurology, performs MR imaging analyses and clinical research with patients who have a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders. The team includes neurologists, neuro-radiologists, Bioengineering graduate student researchers, clinical research nurses, research coordinators, imaging specialists and administrative staff.

The Clinical Research Analyst is responsible for a lead role in managing the MRI portion of the various externally sponsored clinical trials, as well as investigator-initiated studies. The Clinical Research Analyst will assist the Principal Investigator (Roland Henry, PhD) with administration of these studies, including collection and organization of study data; development and maintenance of computerized spreadsheets and/or databases; interfacing with the clinical research coordinators of the various clinical trials; and the coordination of complex research patient scheduling.

The Clinical Research Analyst will also perform related duties on other clinical research projects, as assigned, including execute imaging analyses of simple to medium complexity under the supervision of the PI and the study coordinator; evaluate and interpret validity of data as needed; and maintain accurate and detailed visit and imaging logs of results, procedures, etc. The individual will support activities designed to ensure that clinical studies are carried out successfully and in accordance with Good Clinical Practices, Federal/State and UCSF and affiliated sites'regulations.

The candidate will provide administrative support including assisting with staff hiring and training; interface with Human Resources and IT departments to ensure that all paperwork and accounts for new hires are accurate,complete and up-to-date; and ensure that new team members have completed institutionally required new hire orientations and trainings prior to starting in their positions. The individual will also support general laboratory research activities such as equipment/supply orders, invoice payments, reimbursements,trainings, etc., as well as being the point of contact for any lab communications.

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, 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 (BA/BS) from four-year college or university with a major in a related field and one year of experience in administrative analysis or operations research or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Experience coordinating clinical research studies
• Expertise with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access
• Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports
• Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
• Accurate and detail-oriented
• Excellent organizational and administrative skills
• Ability to comply with UCSF and federal clinical research regulations
• Highly reliable
• Interest in working closely with patients
• Ability to communicate effectively with multidisciplinary clinical and administrative team
• Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment
Note: Physical/health screening, fingerprinting and background check required.

Physical Demands: requires sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, waist twisting, kneeling, crawling, climbing stairs, climbing ladders, reaching below and up to shoulder height; lifting up to 20 lbs., lifting 15 lbs. below, above waist and overhead, carrying, pushing and pulling up to 30 lbs.; fine finger/gross manipulation, simple/power grasp, repetitive hand/arm use; exposure to loud noise, dust, fumes or gases, chemicals or toxic substances and latex; ability to differentiate color, verbal communication, operating motor vehicles and use of protective equipment.

Preferred Qualifications
• Familiarity with Neurological disorders

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