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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

Project Director, ANSIRH. The Project Director is responsible for the implementation of multiple research projects on complex reproductive health issues, specifically the California Home Abortion by Telemedicine (CHAT) Study, the Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Empowerment project and other reproductive health studies as additional opportunities arise.

Program and Academic Coordinator, Innovating Education in Reproductive HealthThe Program and Academic Coordinator will be the key coordinator for the programmatic and research work of the Director and Innovating Education in Reproductive Health team. They will apply professional concepts and conduct analytical studies to coordinate the complex needs of the Director including travel, academic work, manuscript preparation and submission, research, teaching, and mentorship.

Education Technology Manager, California Prevention Training Center. The Education Technology Manager will be a seasoned, experienced public education program professional and will oversee, coordinate, and develop educational resources using web-based technology for a wide range of public health programs. The Manager conducts program needs assessments and develops and implements marketing strategies for all of CAPTC's public health programs. Coordinates the work of a team of consultants, content experts and other stakeholders to develop new online public educational resources, addressing the individual needs of complex public educational programs of diverse scope.

Faculty Position, Reproductive Health. The Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking faculty members with expertise in quantitative or qualitative social science reproductive health research for the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. We are particularly interested in researchers with experience in adolescent reproductive decision-making, health economics, health services research and/or program evaluation. We seek social scientists (PhD or DrPH) with extensive experience and a distinguished publication record. This is a soft money position; successful candidates need to have full funding for three years or a K award. Academic rank and track will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching/mentoring, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Interested candidates should send a letter of inquiry that discusses their substantive interests and experience, curriculum vitae as well as contact information for three references to the chair of the search committee, Diana Greene Foster, PhD Professor.

Project Director, ANSIRH. The Project Director leads and directs the development and implementation of projects and research studies for: the Public Health Approaches to Abortion project, the Drug and Alcohol Pregnancy Policy Studies project, and the Evaluation of Abortion Restrictions Project along with other Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) projects. He/she will represent the projects to a variety of external partners including collaborators, administrators, providers, and others.

Professional Researchers, Bixby Center. The Bixby Center is seeking Professional Researchers to conduct research and data analysis on studies related to alcohol and drug use during pregnancy and public health approaches to abortion care, family planning studies and/or abortion research. We are looking for a qualitatively-trained researchers with a Ph.D. or DrPH in public health, sociology, health services research or related disciplines by the end of August 2018. We are interested in researchers with expertise in the following areas: reproductive health policy, abortion access, alcohol/drug use, or use of research evidence in policy making. Candidates must have outstanding academic writing skills and a strong background in qualitative study design and data analysis. Experience in some quantitative data analysis , preferably in Stata; skill in synthesizing research from multiple sources and disciplines to find clear themes and applications is preferred. Experience researching how to translate academic research to inform policy makers and public health practitioners is strongly preferred. The researcher will work with faculty to design and conduct research on public health approaches to abortion, family planning as well as policies related to drug/alcohol use during pregnancy. Content knowledge of both abortion, family planning and alcohol/drug use during pregnancy is strongly preferred. Responsibilities will include designing and implementing studies, conducting literature reviews, data analyses, presenting at scientific conferences and publishing papers in the peer reviewed literature. 

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 have full funding for three years and be able 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.