You can find the cures you know are out there. At UCLA Health, you make it happen as part of a groundbreaking Research team, working to understand hundreds of medical disorders and improving processes for dozens of procedures across the globe.
The position will involve managing the day-to-day operations of the network’s National Coordinating Center that includes: a Leadership Team comprised of the PI, the co-PI, and the two Project Scientists; Steering and Advisory Committees comprised of leading experts from around the country; and several functional cores including the Data and Research Readiness Core, the Family and Community Engagement Core, and the Training Core. It also involves contributing to and ensuring the productivity of the overall network, including the Collaborating Research Entities and other network partners and collaborators. Roles and responsibilities will entail a combination of administrative and research activities as specified below.
In this role, you may also be asked provide administrative, research, policy analysis and/or writing support to other Center projects as needed/available
*Contract, may become career*
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
• Master’s degree in a related field (e.g., public health, public policy) strongly preferred
• Familiarity with the life course health sciences (i.e., the research connecting the dots between early life experience and lifelong health and well being, including the life course health development model and related frameworks and supporting evidence from the fields of medicine, public health, sociology, psychology, economics, and more).
• Minimum of 2 or more years of experience and demonstrated skill in project and personnel management, including successful coordination of multiple concurrent projects with internal and external stakeholders
• Minimum of 1 year of experience with direct employee and volunteer supervision.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Ability to interact effectively with investigators, research staff, institutional administrators, research participants, community partners, and founders
• Ability to work as a supportive and cooperative member of an interdisciplinary team
• Ability to use computer technology effectively, including preparation of documents and databases and website and social media management
• Advanced demonstrated organizational skills
• Advanced demonstrated written and oral communication skills
• Valid CA driver’s license and ready access to transportation
• History of relevant peer-reviewed and other publications.
• Prior experience and demonstrated skill in leadership of intervention research
• Strong knowledge of policies and procedures related to human subjects research
• Strong knowledge of policies and procedures related to contracts and grants.
• Broad-based working knowledge of UCLA systems and policies and sponsor policies including pre and post award, financial ledgers, purchasing and travel