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Job Title: Research Associate
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Organization: San Francisco Coordinating Center
Posted: 4/3/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Number of Openings: 1
Location: San Francisco,  CA   
Position Description: The San Francisco Coordinating Center (SFCC) is currently recruiting for a Research Associate for the Study of Muscle, Mobility and Aging (SOMMA) and other NIH and industry- sponsored research studies. Incumbent will be part of a team of Investigators, project director, programmer/analysts and project assistants who are responsible for coordinating the scientific design and direction, data collection, data management, quality assurance and statistical analysis components of complex multi-center epidemiological research studies. Incumbent will provide research support to the Investigators and Project Director.

Essential Functions: • Maintain a thorough familiarity of protocols and requirements of all research studies assigned. • Carryout research study responsibilities in compliance with Institutional Standard Operating Procedures. • Assist in development of study protocols. • Assist in oversight and development of data collection instruments. • Assist in development of quality control procedures and perform site visits as needed with the Project Director. • Serve as a liaison between the SFCC, clinical centers and laboratories. • Monitor study progress with the Project Director including recruitment and retention and progress of lab assays • Coordinate supply and equipment purchases and vendor agreements, including obtaining quotes and preparing necessary paperwork and justification. • Perform data management tasks including data cleaning and running interim reports to assist Data Manager. • Participate in staff meetings and Steering Committee and sub-committee meetings. • Assist with IRB submissions. • Assist with compliance reporting including NIH progress reports and OSMB reporting. • Assist Investigators with literature searches and formatting and submitting of abstracts, presentations, manuscripts. • Perform administrative tasks for study as needed including taking minutes for meetings and conference calls and maintaining a reference library. • Utilize Microsoft Office, study website, EndNote, TELEform designer and SAS

Qualifications: Education: Master Degree in Public Health/Epidemiology or related field is desired but not required. Skills: Knowledge of the design and conduct of research studies and clinical trials; Conduct relatively independent work; Excellent organizational skills; Experience working on multi-centered studies preferred; Knowledge of SAS statistical software is desired but not required.

Organization Description: The San Francisco Coordinating Center is a non-profit, academic research organization with over 20 years of experience in conducting multicenter studies and clinical trials. The Coordinating Center is a collaborative enterprise among researchers from the CPMC Research Institute and the UCSF School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. coordinating-center

Closing Date: 7/3/2018
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Contact Name: Robin Collins,  Project Director
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How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Robin Fullman Collins at

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