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Want to work with leading experts in the field of reproductive health, improving the lives of women around the world through research, training and advocacy? Join us! Below are the current job opportunities at the UCSF Bixby Center. For details on qualifications and requirements, see the full job descriptions. To apply for faculty positions, use the UCSF AP Recruit portal. To apply for staff positions, use the UCSF Careers portal.


Current job opportunities

Director, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health. We seek a physician-researcher or social science researcher with extensive experience and a distinguished publication record in our fields, demonstrated success in organizational development, and a collaborative and transdisciplinary approach. Our next Director will engage faculty and staff in a participatory process to develop a shared vision and strategic priorities; ensure mentorship of members at all levels of the organization, establish structures for nurturing career development and growth; strengthen partnerships with our existing funders and identify new opportunities for support; actively promote collaborations within Bixby and with other University researchers and programs; and develop the diversity of our workforce.  

Communications Manager, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences (Ob/Gyn & RS). The UCSF Ob/Gyn & RS Department seeks a Communications Manager to oversee and execute both internal and external communications. Internally, the manager will facilitate collaboration, create community and foster a shared departmental identity. Externally, they will help the Department engage diverse audiences and partners effectively. The ideal candidate will be capable of both strategic thinking and day-to-day execution of communications tactics, including managing the Department's website and social media.

Short-Term Consultant, ANSIRH. ANSIRH seeks a short-term consultant to develop a database of different measures and scales of empowerment supported by the University of California Global Health Institute's Center of Expertise on Women’s Health, Gender, and Empowerment. The work can be completed in the Bay Area or from a remote location and is expected to last from August 2017 until December 2017. This position is ideal for those holding or pursuing an advanced degree and interested in gender and women’s empowerment. 

Assistant Director of Policy, Ryan Program and Fellowship in Family Planning. The Assistant Director of Policy will support the Ryan and Fellowship communities in responding to state legislation and hospital policies that interfere with medical practice and training, particularly relating to abortion and contraceptive care. This position will: track relevant legislation, professional standards, and hospital and university policies; develop policy responses in coordination with over 90 academic medical centers and other advocacy and professional groups; and identify and facilitate research pertaining to policy topics.

Executive Analyst, Ryan Program and Fellowship in Family Planning. The Executive Analyst will provide administrative and program support for the National Director of the Fellowship in Family Planning and the Ryan Residency Training Program. The position will act as a liaison for the National Director, managing her priorities and handling interactions with internal staff and external partners in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must be able to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.

National Office Specialist, Ryan Program and Fellowship in Family Planning. The National Office Specialist will provide operational support for the Fellowship in Family Planning and the Ryan Residency Training Program, two national training initiatives with over 90 programs and 320 faculty across the country. This position will manage complex projects, coordinate meetings, track program data, and interact with both internal staff and external faculty and partners across the country. 

Faculty Researcher, Program in Woman-Centered Contraception. The Department of Family and Community Medicine's Program in Woman-Centered Contraception seeks a researcher (MD, PhD or other relevant doctoral degree) with established productivity in the field of family planning. Candidates must have graduate-level training in quantitative and qualitative research, at least 10 publications in peer-reviewed journals, and must have have obtained extramural research funding in PI or Co-PI status. Academic rank and track will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Faculty Members, Bixby Center. The UCSF Bixby Center seeks researchers (MD, PhD or DrPH) with extensive experience, a distinguished publication record in reproductive health research and a robust research portfolio. These are soft money positions; successful candidates need to have full funding for three years and will need to describe their funding portfolio. Academic rank and track will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


How to apply

To apply for a staff position, go to the UCSF Careers portal, click on “Search openings” and find the position by entering the program name or position title in the keyword box. If you have not used the UCSF Careers website before, you will need to create a user account to submit an application. This guide describes the steps to apply.

To apply for a faculty position, go to the UCSF AP Recruit portal and enter the position title in the search box. If you have not used AP Recruit before, you will need to create a user account to submit an application. This guide describes the steps to apply.


Our commitment to equal opportunity

The University of California, San Francisco, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.