This position is a limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/28/20. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science will commence its first year with over 80 primary salaried faculty, 25 secondary faculty, and 200+ personnel. The School will include activities from 5 - 6 divisions and 5 research centers of excellence moving from the SOM Department of FMPH. The School will house five recharge cores providing services to UCSD and external customers. Research in the School will include ~$125M total awarded grants and contracts.
The School has and administers two PhD programs (Public Health and Biostatistics), a Master of Public Health professional degree program, an MS in Biostatistics, the only Health Sciences undergraduate program (BSPH), and an MAS in Leadership of Healthcare Organizations run in conjunction with Extension.
Under supervision of the Principal Investigator, the incumbent will serve as research associate for required research. Responsibilities include interacting the community; training of peer recruiters; designing and formatting questionnaires; managing aspects of data collection and qualitative analysis; maintaining study-related documents; overseeing database management; managing and assisting with field data collection; preparing and maintaining human subjects protocols and training manuals; making contributions to publications, presentations, reports and research design and grant/manuscript writing. Incumbent will manage a wide variety of field and networking tasks in the community that require ingenuity, resourcefulness and flexibility.
Theoretical knowledge as typically acquired by a Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences, International Relations or similar field.
Demonstrated experience recruiting and interviewing study participants.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.