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Associate Specialist - Department of Neurological Surgery

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 1st, 2020

Last review date: Saturday, May 16, 2020 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: Monday, Nov 1, 2021 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.

Position description

Associate Specialist - Department of Neurological Surgery

The Department of Neurological Surgery is seeking an Associate Specialist. The specialist will work under the supervision of Dr. Annette Molinaro, the Director of the Biomedical Statistics and Informatics Division, and will play a critical role in managing all aspects of a brain tumor patient study. The specialist will support brain tumor studies with regard to project management, maintaining specific protocols, data post-processing, data entry, compliance with the regulatory and UCSF policies, and collecting data to meet the reporting requirements of industry and other granting agencies. The candidate must possess a master’s degree in a related field or must have at least 5 years of research experience. Experience performing and evaluating with statistical and bioinformatics analyses is required. We prefer applicants who have a master’s degree with at least 2 years of experience in Statistics/Biostatistics or Informatics with experience in medical/cancer studies. Proficient programming skill in R and/or SAS is a must. The candidate must possess the ability of working on multiple projects simultaneously, have the flexibility of working both collaboratively and independently, and have excellent communication skills.

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 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.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Job location

San Francisco, CA