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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.  

Postdoctoral Fellow, ANSIRH. ANSIRH seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct analyses focused on racial/ethnic inequities resulting from state policies that affect women’s reproductive lives, particularly regarding pregnancy and abortion. The postdoc will work directly with principal investigators to conduct data analyses on two major studies and publish papers. Pending continuing funding, the position will also include planning the expansion of a multi-state abortion study, conducting a systematic review and developing a research agenda. An ideal candidate will have doctoral training and a track record of public health or health services research and publications.

Professional Researcher, ANSIRH. ANSIRH seeks a Professional Researcher to conduct research and data analyses on several studies related to contraception, unintended pregnancy and social inequities. Study topics include contraceptive attitude measures, contraceptive education and abortion attitudes. The Researcher will conduct literature reviews, analyze data, present at scientific conferences and publish papers in the peer-reviewed literature. Candidates must have a PhD, as well as outstanding academic writing skills and a strong background in epidemiological study design and quantitative data analysis.

Research Manager, ANSIRH. ANSIRH seeks a Research Manager to work on the Abortion Facility Standards Initiative, which seeks to ground public and policy debate about abortion facility standards in evidence rather than politics. The Research Manager will support research projects focused on health departments’ involvement in abortion care, including managing study tools, conducting interviews, leading recruitment and analyzing data. The position will also assist in developing and piloting an evidence-based training curriculum for health department staff and public health students. Finally, the Research Manager will help the Project Director run the Facility Standards Development Initiative, including planning and executing its Summit event.

Director of Policy and Research, Ryan Program and Fellowship in Family Planning. The Director of Policy and Research will support the Ryan and Fellowship communities to respond to state legislation and hospital policies affecting medical practice and training, particularly those affecting abortion and contraceptive care. This position will: track relevant legislation, professional standards, and hospital and university policies; create a strategy to respond on coordination with over 90 academic medical centers and other program partners; assess the impact of policy-related work; and represent the Ryan and Fellowship programs at professional meetings.

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator, Program in Woman-Centered Contraception. The Program in Woman-Centered Contraception seeks an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator to assist with the implementation of a social communication-based intervention regarding contraception among teens living in the Bay Area and Central Valley. The Coordinator will recruit study participants in both English and Spanish on-site and by phone, administer surveys, conduct participant follow-up, coordinate data entry, support data analyses and assist with grant preparation. Candidates must be fluent in English and Spanish, have a valid California driver's license, and be willing to travel throughout the Bay Area and Central Valley. 

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.