F. I. Proctor Foundation
Established in 1947, The Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology is an internationally renowned, privately endowed Organized Research Unit at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. The Foundation is dedicated to research and training in infectious and inflammatory ocular diseases, and the application of this research to the prevention of blindness worldwide. It is recognized as the pre-eminent center in the world for this discipline.
The activities of the Foundation include Fellowship Training, Faculty Research, Medical Group Practice, Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory, and International Research and Training.
The Research Analyst/Asst. Study Coordinator will participate on a collaborative and exciting team of researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, F.I. Proctor Foundation, studying infectious/inflammatory eye diseases in the U.S. and internationally. Types of research projects include epidemiological studies and clinical trials that involve domestic and international collaboration. He/she contributes to study design from a methodological standpoint, database creation, data management, programming, statistical analyses, and assists with grant writing and publications.
The role of the research analyst/asst. study coordinator is to assist program managers and investigators with research activities at study sites in Africa and Asia, including the preparation of grant applications, implementation and monitoring of clinical trials, and coordination of drafting and submission of publications.
Some travel to Africa and Asia.
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.
• BA/BS with a major in statistics or a related field and two years’ experience in administrative analysis or operations research, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Experience managing complex medical research studies including multi-center clinical trials
• Demonstrated expertise with U.S. customs requirements for shipping supplies and materials overseas
• Expert proficiency with all applications of Microsoft Office
• Effective and demonstrated financial management and organization skills
• Understanding of HIPAA requirements and IRB approval process
• Advanced knowledge of study design and implementation
• Strong and effective written and oral communication skills
• Must be able to lift 25 – 60 pounds in association with travel and supplies transport
• Ability to work with a diverse populations and cultures
• Must be eligible to work in the U.S., ie, as a U.S. citizen or resident alien, green card holder
• Graduate degree in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology or related field
• Two-Three years’ experience in study coordination
• Knowledge of database management
• Fluent in French
University of California San Francisco - 13 months ago