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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

 

Administrative Director, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health. Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) is recruiting an Administrative Director. The Administrative Director independently oversees a moderately sized research program (Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health - ANSIRH) of 10+ faculty and 25+ staff, as well as numerous students, interns, and visiting faculty. This is a complex position that requires extensive management experience and leadership skills. 

Research Analyst – April/May (temporary position), Beyond the Pill. Beyond the Pill is seeking a temporary research assistant for a family planning study at field sites in California for the months of April and May 2018. This position 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 substantial travel, with the ability to work offsite during the week.

Research Analyst, Beyond the Pill. Beyond the Pill has an opening for a full-time Research Analyst. 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 health research and reproductive health required. This position requires substantial travel throughout California, with the ability to work offsite during the week.

Intern, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health: ANSIRH has an immediate need for masters or doctoral level student interns to assist with grant writing and/or quantitative data analysis, and manuscript development for a number of topics related to abortion in the United States. Current areas for contribution include (but are not limited to):

  • Home abortion by telemedicine
  • Safety of medication abortion
  • The long term effect of abortion on intimate partner relationships

The opportunity begins immediately and goes until June but could potentially continue through the summer. A minimum of 10-15 hours/week is required. The intern would work closely with the Principal Investigator Dr. Ushma Upadhyay, Associate Professor, University of California, San Francisco. Ideal candidates should have strong writing skills, substantial experience searching and reviewing the literature, and/or quantitative data analysis skills in Stata. Experience working with underserved communities is a plus. Internship is paid, and while Bay Area students are preferred, not all work is required to be completed at ANSIRH’s office in downtown Oakland.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and CV to Alice Cartwright (alice.cartwright@ucsf.edu)

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 diversity.ucsf.edu. 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.