Full-time, Paid, Clinical Research Coordinator, Infectious Disease

September 21, 2022

Wed., Aug. 10

UCSF Medical Center, Division of Infectious Diseases

Position Description
The Division of Infectious Diseases at UCSF Medical Center is hiring a clinical research coordinator for the San Francisco site of the nationwide MACS/WIHS Combined Cohort Study (MWCCS), the largest longitudinal study of HIV in the United States.

Responsibilities include:

  • Executing, managing, and coordinating multiple clinical research protocols within the MWCCS - a collaborative, multi-center, longitudinal study designed to comprehensively investigate the impact of chronic health conditions that affect people with HIV
  • Coordinating the data collection and operations of several concurrent clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols, UCSF, and regulating agency policies
  • Recruiting and screening new enrollees
  • Overseeing data and specimen collection
  • Coordinating work schedules with other staff
  • Assisting with Investigator’s protocols in the Committee on Human Research online system
  • Assisting with renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies
  • Assuring compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies
  • Overseeing study data integrity
  • Implementing and maintaining periodic quality control procedures
  • Reporting study progress to investigators
  • Participating in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols

Position Requirements

  • HS graduation and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities; and/or equivalent experience/training
  • Attention to detail; strong interpersonal skills; excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills to coordinate with subjects, team members, other departments and outside institutions; and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while working with a diverse subject population
  • Ability to work well independently, complete projects in a timely manner, and prioritize multiple projects to ensure the completion of essential tasks by deadlines
  • BA/BS and a minimum of 2 years of related research or work experience in public health, epidemiology, health promotion, social sciences, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience a plus
  • Certified Phlebotomist (CPT-1) a plus
  • Spanish fluency a plus
  • Previous experience in HIV-related clinical research and the ability to adhere to structured protocols a plus
  • Fluency in the usage of Committee of Human Research (CHR) online iMEDris system for submission, renewal, and modification of protocols through this system a plus
  • Certification by the Society of Clinical Research Associates or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals a plus
  • Experience with electronic medical records a plus
  • Knowledge of UCSF and departmental policies for dealing with reimbursement, guidelines for research, confidentiality and HIPPA regulations, following the UCSF mission statement and purpose for research, and a clear understanding of policies and procedures on patient safety and confidentiality (electronic and hard copy medical records, patient charts, communication, etc.); knowledge of medical terminology, research policies and guidelines, guidelines for packing/shipping infectious substances, database building/analysis, and data management a plus

Time Commitment
Full-time, Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Two-year commitment preferred. 


Feel free to reach out to Alvina Han (CC'20), a current coordinator for the SF site, with any questions.