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Education Related School Recruitments

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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.

Teaching Assistant Positions

N212A Qualitative Data Collection and Ethics

Commitment: 30% position, or 12 hours per week

  • Assistance with CLE
  • Assistance with student support (e.g., answering student emails, trouble‐shooting iRIS, providing limited office hours for students)
  • Assistance with grading assignments
  • Responsibility for conducting several lectures (actual number TBD)


  • Successful completion of N212A (i.e., received an A in the course)
  • Experience with qualitative methods
  • Experience with iRIS
  • Available to attend class on Tuesday mornings

Preferred: Previous teaching or TA experience
Contact: If you have questions about this position, please contact Heather Leutwyler
Deadline: Send cover email describing qualifications and 2 - 3 references along with CV to Heather Leutwyler by March 6.
Details: TA_N212A.pdf

Teaching Resident Positions

N209C Quantitative Research Designs II

Timeframe: Spring quarter 2017 Tuesdays (1 - 4 PM)

  • Update and maintain CLE site
  • Assist the FOR in updating readings, lecture slides and lab exercises
  • Assist the FOR in facilitating case seminars, small group discussions, and lab activities
  • Assist the FOR in grading


  • Strong background in quantitative data analyses and/or population health research
  • Knowledge of epidemiology and biostatistical concepts
  • Available during class time Tuesdays, 1 - 4 PM
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills

Preferred: Previous teaching experience, experience conducting data analyses with STATA or other statistical software packages, previous experience with Moodle as a TA/TR
Contact: Interested candidates can apply by sending a CV to Glenn-Milo Santos
Details: N209c_TR.pdf

N245A Clinical Prevention and Population Health

Timeframe: Spring quarter 2017 teaching residency for at least one doctoral student

  • Update and maintain CLE site
  • Assist the FOR in updating readings, quizzes, and exams
  • Assist the FORs in case seminars, discussion forums, and interactive class activities
  • Assist the FORs in grading
  • Respond to student questions by email or office hours


  • Strong background in health disparities, health promotion, lifestyle modification, and/or population health
  • Available during class time Wednesdays, 10 AM - 12 PM
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills

Preferred: Previous teaching experience and experience with Moodle as a TA/TR
Contact: If interested, please send Soo-Jeong Lee or Gerri Collins-Bride your CV by email
Details: N245A_TR.pdf

Graduate Student Research Assistant Positions

Social and Behavioral Science

Timeframe: 8 - 10 hours per week beginning January 2017 through end of 2019
Responsibilities: Assist in conducting qualitative interviews, data management and data analysis
Qualifications: Previous experience conducting qualitative interviews desired but not required
Other: Students fluent in Cantonese and Spanish are encouraged to apply.
Contact: Leslie Dubbin for more information.
Details: GSR_SBS.pdf

Research Assistant Positions

Digital Health Intervention Studies

Description: Seeking an independent and detailed individual with excellent communication skills. Current research projects are related to digital health interventions for patients with cardiovascular disease. Although ideally seeking a 50% research position, will also consider graduate student research assistants.


  • Provides administrative and research support to clinical research projects.
  • Recruits, consents, and assesses research participants, perform data collection and data management along with providing assistance to project office.
  • Conducts literature reviews.
  • Abstracts and analyzes published and unpublished documents, patient records, and other pertinent research databases.
  • Must be able to communicate with research subjects, investigators, study physicians and nurses, analysts, and others to obtain and relay information relating to the research project.

Contact: Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health Systems Linda Park, PhD, MS, FNP for further details and consideration. Recruitment sites include East Bay and San Francisco.

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 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