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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, click to 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

Research Data Analyst, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies. The Research Data Analyst uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research professional with a full understanding of in-depth statistical analyses and / or research software programming techniques. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.This position is involved in research and evaluation for multiple sexual and reproductive health programs within California. The individual’s primary responsibility is to gather, analyze, and interpret a variety of quantitative data, including management of multiple datasets. The individual will prepare reports, charts, tables, and other visual aids to interpret and communicate data and results, including peer-reviewed manuscripts. The individual will also process and verify received surveys, and provide technical assistance by phone and email to local agencies to properly administer surveys. The position is responsible for supporting less experienced research staff to verify data analysis plans and findings.

Projects Analyst, Ryan Program. The Ryan Program Projects Analyst (RPPA) works closely with the Ryan Program Assistant Director and the Senior Ryan Program Manager to provide data and administrative analysis to the Kenneth J. Ryan Residency Training Program in Abortion and Family Planning and the Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC) Program. The RPPA, using their background and skills with a full understanding of the analytical practices, policies and procedures necessary for program success, develops proposals and recommendations to support the Ryan Program team at the National Office.

Program Assistant, Person-Centered Reproductive Health Program. Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Program Assistant will provide support on program operations and on a range of projects related to reproductive health and health care. Projects include research studies, design and implementation of interventions, and reproductive health professional education efforts.

Project Manager, ANSIRH. ANSIRH seeks a Project Manager with strong research management skills to manage protocols and implementation of research and training projects. Led by the Principal Investigator (PI), this position is part of the Evidence-Informed Facility Standards team. The Project Manager will oversee implementation of The Health Department Engagement on Abortion. In collaboration with the Project Director, they will develop training curriculum content, prepare research and policy background materials, manage logistics and administrative components, coordinate pilot trainings of Health Department staff and Public Health Students, and create and manage project management tools to ensure the smooth operation and functioning of the Health Department Initiatives. The Project Manager will also manage other studies as opportunities arise.

Compliance Manager, ANSIRH. Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) is seeking an Compliance Manager to manage all aspects of Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational New Drug (IND) compliance for multiple studies related to the alternative provision of medication abortion, the impact of policies on women’s access to and experiences with abortion, and the impact of other state reproductive health policies. 

Strategic Communications Director, ANSIRH. The Strategic Communications Director independently oversees a comprehensive strategic communications program for Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), a research program at UCSF. The Strategic Communications Director leads efforts to actively infuse ANSIRH's body of research into ongoing public debate and discussions regarding reproductive health, policy, and culture. To do so, the Strategic Communications Director leads organizational communication, including research translation to disseminate results to targeted audiences through digital media, social media, and print media, and market branding strategies for the highly visible ANSIRH program. This is as new position within the program.

Research Analyst, Beyond the Pill. Beyond the Pill has multiple openings for Research Analysts. The Research Analyst will be responsible for recruiting and collecting data from study participants at colleges, providing health information to participants, and maintaining and organizing study records. This position requires excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; careful attention to detail; and excellent computer and web-based skills. Prior experience in reproductive health research and/or services required. This position requires substantial travel throughout California, with the ability to work offsite during the week. Please note: there are multiple openings for this position. See the job description for further details.

Family Medicine Fellowship Coordinator, Person-Centered Reproductive Health Program. The Family Medicine Fellowship Coordinator applies knowledge about curriculum, requirements and educational activities to coordinate professional health education programs. Coordinates and maintains program operations, which may include teaching and learning activities, program curriculum, learner scheduling, maintaining databases, tracking learner compliance, and program accreditation.

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.



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.