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Junior Specialist, Department of Neurology, UCSF School of Medicine

Application Window

Open date: April 2, 2024

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Apr 17, 2024 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: Thursday, Oct 2, 2025 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. They will have the opportunity to contribute in various capacities to ongoing clinical translational research projects and clinical trials in the Bove Lab. Responsibilities will include running clinical trials as well observational studies focused on reproductive health of individuals living with MS and other neurological conditions.

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. Preferred experiences include familiarity with clinical and/or laboratory research including regulatory approvals, experience with electronic medical record systems (EPIC), REDCap, and medical data collection, and experience processing biological samples. Successful applicants must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while working with a diverse subject population.

Interested applicants should apply, with a CV, Cover Letter, and two references. Applications received outside of the online process will not be considered.

Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions to a research program and participate in University and Public Service. Appointment rank and salary will be commensurate with the applicants’ experience and training.

Required qualifications:
• Appointees to the Junior Specialist rank must possess a baccalaureate (or equivalent) degree or at least four years of research experience.
• Applicant's materials must list (pending) qualifications upon application submission.
• Applicants must possess the required qualifications by the time of the appointment.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period.

See Table 24B for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $51,300-$54,600.

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)

About UC San Francisco

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA