JOB OVERVIEW The Research Scientist applies extensive knowledge as a research professional with an in-depth understanding of statistical and/or other analysis techniques designed to support research projects of broad scope and complexity. May function as a team lead.
The Research Scientist works independently and as part of a team, providing leadership and project coordination for several epidemiologic studies. Conducts and oversees project development and data analyses for studies of substantial scope and impact. Plays a key role in initiating new studies, in proposal development, in project execution and in manuscripts for publication, often as first author. As a seasoned research professional brings high level understanding and direction to the design and implementation of the most complex projects of substantial size and scope, functioning in tandem with Principal Investigators (PIs) and external collaborators.
Work location: Off-site; Berkeley location.
Please note: This is a contract position ending on 6/30/2021.
DEPARTMENT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEB), housed within the UCSF School of Medicine (SOM), has a vision to advance discoveries and insights into the distribution, determinants and outcomes of disease that will drive improvements in population health worldwide.
The DEB has three missions: 1) education, 2) science, and 3) research. Its educational mission is to train students in epidemiologic and biostatistical methods for studying disease etiology and prevention, evaluating tests and treatments, and using evidence-based approaches in clinical practice and population health. The scientific mission of the DEB is to perform outstanding basic, clinical and population health research along a spectrum from molecules to society and to develop tools for the translation of knowledge that will improve clinical practice and population health and ensure optimal use of resources. The clinical mission of the Department is to support the practice of public health and preventive medicine in local, state, national and international health agencies.
ABOUT UCSF The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
Internal Number: 3052810
About University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.