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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.

N232.02 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology

Timeframe: Winter 2017
Description: Course offered for over 130 first-year masters students in the School of Nursing. Currently seeking two TA and/or a student interested in using experience as a Teaching Residency.
Contact: Krsitina Fortes
Details: N232-02_TA.pdf

N246 Symptoms and Mangement

Timeframe: Winter 2017 (January 2 - March 31, 2017)
Description and Expectations: Work with the Faculty of Record (FOR) in updating the readings to coincide with the new editions of the required books. Help the FOR reformat and manage the CLE/Moodle site. Assist with managing emails and forum questions regarding the N246 course. Provide the midterm and final review with the support of the FOR. Assist with scheduling, proctoring and questions regarding the midterm and final exam. Support students in their learning process throughout the course. Other classroom and IT support as need arises. Position is part time and will involve a maximum of ten hours / week. Hours flexible, position qualifies for tuition fee remission.
Contact: Liz Gatewood
Details: N264_TA.pdf

N302 Interprofessional Counseling for Behavior Change Workshop

Timeframe: Winter 2017
Description and Expectations: Teaching position (TA) is 25% time and includes the following major responsibilities: Finalize and post workgroup assignments. Release and monitor pre-workshop and post-workshop questionnaires. Orient and support faculty facilitators. Respond to student inquiries via CLE. Participate in at least workshop as a small group facilitator. Facilitate remediation sessions for students who could not attend the workshops. Type and upload post-questionnaire comments from learners on the CLE. Create an executive summary for course. Other classroom and IT support as need arises. Required qualifications include: Doctoral or second year masters nursing student, experience wiht accessing and using CLE, database (e.g. Microsoft Excel) management experience, and completion of a Counseling for Behavior Change Workshop and/or motivational interviewing experience.
Contact: JoAnne Saxe
Details: N302_TA.pdf


GSR/Research Residency/Independent Study Positions

UCSF Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence

Details: The mission of the UCSF Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence is to increase the cadre of nurses with expertise in gerontological nursing who can meet the needs of a growing older population. The Graduate Student Researcher will assist with the creation and maintenance of a gerontological nursing community. Hours are flexible and office space is provided. Build your professional development and leadership skills with us!

Hours per week: Minimum of 4 hours and maximum of 8; hours will be determined based on the projects and your schedule.
Time Period: Beginning ASAP and continuing to 5/31/2017
Hourly Rate: $17.48

Interested? Please send your resume and statement of interest to Heather Leutwyler.


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