Graduate Student Researcher

Duration/Time frame
Oct. 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021

Job posting date: Oct. 5, 2020

Job description: 

Heather Leutwyler, associate professor at the School of Nursing, is conducting a project to evaluate a smoking cessation program for people with serious mental illness. The individual in this GSR position will assist with conducting a research project:

  • Advertising the study
  • Screening potential participants
  • Scheduling the participants’ group time
  • Making reminder calls
  • Entering data, and checking queries and missing data

The individual:

  • Will be trained in data entry
  • Other duties as assigned

Required abilities and dispositions:

  • High personal motivation, self-management, meticulous attention to detail, and an ability to work under supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills, with an ability to work in large office setting
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite – Excel and Word

The location is the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus and a community-based mental health facility.

You will have the opportunity to be involved with the conduct of a novel smoking cessation program for adults living with a serious mental illness. This experience would be great as a research residency for a doctoral student or for a master's student interested in pursuing a master's thesis.

Time Commitment: 

4 hours per week


$18.80 per hour

How to Apply

Please send your resume, career goals and which program you are in to Heather Leutwyler.

Contact Info

Contact Name
Heather Leutwyler
Contact Email