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Junior or Assistant Specialist (Clinical Research Fellow) – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 14th, 2019

Last review date: Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Junior or Assistant Specialist (Clinical Research Fellow) – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at University of California, San Francisco is seeking for a Junior or Assistant Specialist. This position serves as the Clinical Research Fellow under the supervision of the Orthopaedic Trauma Institute’s leadership at the Regional Medical Center in San Jose, California. The Clinical Research Fellow will coordinate multi-center studies. The incumbent will conduct patient screening, recruitment, follow up, data collection and entry for multiple research projects. The incumbent also will be responsible for managing all IRB materials for studies. This includes submitting the master protocol to the local IRB, processing any amendments requested by the sponsor, and submitting annual progress reports.

Required Qualifications:
• Specialists appointed at the Junior rank must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree.
• Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess a Master’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous research experience and familiarity with orthopedic research are preferred.

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 and rank will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training. Please apply online at

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.

Job location

San Jose, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)