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Education Related School Recruitments

Teaching Assistant (TA) Positions

Please use the webform and word template to submit open positions.

Priority for Teaching Assistant (TA) Positions will be reserved for PhD students receiving the Graduate Dean’s Health Sciences Fellowship (GDHSF). Please indicate that you are receiving the GDHSF on your application. Unless otherwise noted, all qualified applicants will be considered for available TA positions. Graduate Student Research (GSR) / Research Assistant (RA) positions remain open to all qualified students. Please check with the contact person for more details.

GSR/Research Residency/Independent Study Positions

UCSF Women's HIV Program

Timeframe: September - December 2016
Description: The UCSF Women’s HIV Program and the UCSF School of Nursing are looking for Master’s or Doctoral students to conduct patient interviews for Time 2 of a study about the impact of trauma on health outcomes. Under the guidance of Drs. Carol Dawson Rose and Yvette Cuca, the students will contact participants to schedule appointments, conduct in-person quantitative data collection interviews, and abstract information from patient electronic medical records. This can be a paid GSR position (20% time), or it may count toward a research residency or independent study. There is no fee remission.
Contact: Yvette Cuca or (415) 502-8081
Details: GSR_HIVProgram.pdf


UCSF Quitbit Study

Details: The Quitbit Study is a RCT that will test a mobile health intervention to promote smoking cessation. Specifically, we will test a novel device called the Quitbit, a digital cigarette lighter paired with a mobile app, for monitoring cigarette use reduction leading to cessation. We are currently seeking research assistance with several aspects of conducting this trial which includes a qualitative piece on Quitbit user experience. Specific roles may include conducting individual interviews and/or focus groups, analyzing qualitative data, and reporting results in a peer-reviewed journal. This is a great opportunity for PhD students interested in RCTs and/or qualitative research and/or mobile/ digital health interventions.
Contact: If interested contact Janine Cataldo and Julie Wang


Student Peer Editor Positions

Scientific Writing Program

Timeframe: All academic quarters position to begin immediately
Description: Reports to the Scientific Writing Program Coordinator to provide peer editing for students who request editing services for their academic assignments.

  1. Student editors can edit student assignments, academic papers, scholarship/fellowship applications, or other SON student role related work.
  2. Student editors provide assistance with general paper organization, grammar, sentence and paragraph structure, flow of ideas, and simple APA format.

Skills needed: Demonstrated expertise in editing and writing academic and scientific papers. Previous editing experience is preferred.

  • Maximum 8 hours per week (20% effort)
  • Student editor can accept or reject assignments based on schedule and own workload

Compensation: $17.71 per hour
Apply: https://ucsf.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cMSzcz7WCfEotil
Email: Dr. Susana Leong


Clinical Teaching Assistant (CTA) Positions

MEPN Clinical Instructors

The Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) seeks clinical instructors for our accelerated 12-month pre-licensure program. Candidates must have at least a BSN and one year’s continuous full-time (or equivalent) experience as a Registered Nurse in the areas of Medical/Surgical, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Psych/Mental Health or Public/Community Health Nursing. Per California Board of Registered Nursing requirements, the one year of full-time RN level experience cannot be met in an advanced practice role. If interested please contact MEPN Coordinator Kizza Chadiha or (415) 476-4810.
Details: CTA_details_33116.pdf