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Junior Specialist- Department of Neurology, School of Medicine

Application Window

Open date: January 5, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 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: Wednesday, Jul 5, 2023 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

Junior Specialist, Department of Neurology, UCSF School of Medicine

The Department of Neurology seeks a highly motivated, dynamic individual for the position of Junior Specialist. This individual will work under supervision of Dr Riley Bove, faculty in the Department of Neurology, and Director of Digital Innovation in the Division of Neuroinflammation and Glial Biology. They will have the opportunity to contribute in various capacities to ongoing clinical translational research projects and clinical trials in the Bove Lab. Lab projects have a focus on the use of technology and digital tools in healthcare, and the position will primarily interface with the BRIDGE project ( and the DEEPNEURO project (a pilot, cross-disciplinary, cross-institutional project). Interested applicants must have outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills, careful attention to detail and the capacity to communicate effectively regarding scientific concepts to both patients and clinicians.

What you'll achieve:

  • Under the supervision of the PI and Program Manager, conduct patient chart reviews, collect and enter patient data, and perform simple analyses and visualizations on patient data.
  • Administrative functions and maintenance of records for specified projects
  • Clinical coordination and interaction with patients in the BRIDGE and Deep Neuro Projects
  • Work closely with a team of research coordinators, post-docs, technologists and other specialists

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least for years of research experience. Familiarity with clinical and/or laboratory research including regulatory approvals is preferred. Experience with electronic medical record systems (EPIC), REDCap, medical data collection and entry through patient chart reviews is preferred. An ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while working with a diverse subject population is preferred. Candidates must meet the required qualifications at the time of appointment. Candidate's CV or cover letter must state basic qualifications (of if pending) upon submission.

Interested applicants should apply, with a CV, cover letter, and two reference contacts. For other inquiries, please contact Kanishka Koshal at

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here:

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 Francisco, CA