Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

July 2, 2020
Full Time
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Under the supervision of a Clinical Research Supervisor or Principal Investigator (PI), the Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (Assistant CRC) will perform entry-level duties related to the support and coordination of clinical studies, and may receive training and development to prepare and advance for journey-level work at the next level within the series.

The Assistant CRC will be responsible for providing support to the clinical research programs in several areas, including but not limited to: rapidly progressive dementias (including prion diseases, such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and antibody-mediated dementias), Huntington’s disease, spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs), CADASIL and other neurodegenerative diseases.

The Assistant CRC may be responsible for the coordination of one or more single or multi-site, active or follow-up clinical trials or observational studies; help prepare protocols for study initiation; help design flow sheets, data forms and source documents; gather and interpret medical, surgical and laboratory data regarding clinical study subjects; may apply understanding of inclusion/exclusion eligibility criteria for protocols; help recruit, enroll, register, schedule and retain study subjects; record protocol specific treatments and assure collection and shipment of samples; assist research personnel to keep patients on study schedules and to make sure study visits run smoothly; complete study forms to submit to sponsors and/or appropriate agencies; collect, enter and clean data into study databases, maintaining data quality; assist with data analysis; assist with preparation of reports and tables; attend team meetings. Position may involve, after appropriate training, running an MRI scanner and assisting study physicians who are performing lumbar punctures and other procedures.

For almost 20 years, the UCSF Memory and Aging Center (MAC) has been providing model care for patients and their families, finding innovative ways to understand and discover treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, and reaching out to the wider community to raise awareness about these diseases of aging.

The Memory and Aging Center employs over 250 talented faculty and staff and enlists the support of more than 40 volunteers. We house 38 faculty members from the fields of neurology, geriatrics, psychiatry, cognitive psychology, neuroscience and nursing, and we have cared for more than 10,000 patients in our clinical and research programs.

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.