Professor Renee Hsia is seeking to recruit a highly skilled and motivated individual to join her team as a full-time Research Assistant in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). The successful applicant will be based at UCSF and will work with Professor Hsia on research analyzing access to emergency services and systems of emergency care, with a specific interest in access disparities and the impact of healthcare system changes on outcomes for vulnerable populations. Research from the team has been cited in the Washington Post, New York Times, and other national print and radio media.
The position is ideally suited for recent university graduates who would like to prepare themselves for MD or PhD studies after having completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Responsibilities of this position include extracting, organizing, and interpreting data from various sources; working independently and directly with data analysts, research fellows, and faculty on research design and presentations; performing literature searches (e.g., advanced PubMed) and synthesizing results concisely; assisting with interpretation and exploration of data; managing multiple research projects simultaneously; drafting, proofreading, and submitting manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals; and writing and managing human subjects (Institutional Review Board) approvals within and outside of UCSF. Previous research assistants have co-authored papers with the research team and have regularly interact with faculty at UCSF. Candidates will be hired on renewable one-year contracts, with strong preference for candidates who can commit to a two-year period.
Applicant’s materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.
Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized research, professional activities and do not have teaching responsibilities. Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions, and may participate in University and Public Service. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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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