Job Opportunities
The Memory and Aging Center is always looking for bright, hardworking individuals who want to make a difference in our community.

To find open positions, please visit the UCSF Human Resources website and select Search openings. To focus your search, you may wish to type "Memory and Aging Center" in the keyword field of the search criteria. For all positions at UCSF, the first step is to apply online.

Current open positions include:

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (Cantonese Speaking)

Under the supervision of a Clinical Research Supervisor or Principal Investigator (PI), the Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (Asst. CRC) will perform entry-level duties related to the support and coordination of clinical studies and may receive training and development to advance to the next level within the series.

The Asst. CRC may be responsible for the coordination of one or two clinical research programs, one which will seek to enroll Chinese Americans into research on aging and cognition. Please note, fluency in the Cantonese language, both written and verbal is required for this role. The study will enroll older patients with a neurodegenerative disease such as Alzheimer’s disease which causes cognitive and behavioral problems. The Asst. CRC with general guidance from the supervisor may schedule and conduct an initial assessment of Chinese patients who only speak Chinese.

To read more and apply, submit a cover letter and CV/resume through UCSF's career website; search openings using Req Number: 47844BR.

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (Cantonese/Mandarin Speaking)

Under the supervision of a Clinical Research Supervisor or Principal Investigator (PI), the Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (Asst. CRC) will perform entry-level duties related to the support and coordination of clinical studies and may receive training and development to advance to the next level within the series.

The Asst. CRC may be responsible for the coordination of one or two clinical research programs, one of which will seek to enroll Chinese Americans into research on aging and cognition. The study will enroll older patients with a neurodegenerative disease such as Alzheimer’s disease, which causes cognitive and behavioral problems. Therefore, experience working with elderly populations and people with neurobehavioral symptoms, such as neurological or psychiatric patients, is strongly preferred. The Asst. CRC, with general guidance from the supervisor, may schedule and conduct an initial assessment of Chinese patients who only speak Chinese, so fluency in Cantonese and cultural sensitivity will be required of the incumbent.

To read more and apply, submit a cover letter and CV/resume through UCSF's career website; search openings using Req Number: 47326BR.

Office Manager, ALBA Team

The UCSF Language and Neurobiology Laboratory is part of the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in the Department of Neurology. Our laboratory correlates behavioral, speech and language testing with neuroimaging data to understand the neurobiology of language and improve diagnosis and treatment for people with primary progressive aphasia. Our team also leads the UCSF Dyslexia Center, which aims to identify subtypes of dyslexia, to provide targeted assessment and therapy.

An experienced and creative operations professional is needed to provide operational and administrative support to Dr. Maria Luisa Gorno Tempini and her team of neurologists, biomedical engineers, neuropsychologists, speech pathologists and research coordinators. The ALBA Team Office Manager will work closely with the PI to initiate creative and innovative solutions for research program administration and management. S/he will assist with short and long-term planning and establish new operational/administrative systems to support our growth and goals. The individual will also assist the PI to develop systems for mentorship and training including tracking deliverables, preparing attractive presentations and training materials, improving the flow and productivity of meetings, providing grant and budget assistance, and general operations/administrative support. This position would suit someone with experience in project management, executive assistance, university administration or office/laboratory administration.

To read more and apply, submit a cover letter and CV/resume through UCSF's career website; search openings using Req Number: 47842BR.

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

The Senior Clinical Research Coordinators (Sr. CRC) independently coordinate and are accountable for the overall administration of one or more clinical studies, typically requiring advanced-level knowledge and skills. They may provide leadership to lower-level clinical research coordinators and/or other support personnel. The Sr. CRC is responsible for and critically important to the overall operational management of clinical research activities. The person has direct responsibility for implementing a diverse portfolio of research activities for one or more studies which may include multicenter clinical trials (both NIH and industry-sponsored), local investigator-initiated clinical trials, and/or programmatic clinical research activities, such as a clinical database and biorepository. Positions at this level may perform expert and efficient integration of multiple complex programmatic activities, applying a sophisticated medical knowledge base, substantial leadership skills, effectively working with a variety of people and organizations at UCSF (clinicians, investigators, clinical staff, administration, Committee on Human Research (CHR), human resources, contracts and grants) and elsewhere (industry sponsors, coordinating centers, FDA, NIH), exhibiting an in-depth knowledge of specific programs.

Reporting to the Clinical Trials Administrator, the Sr. CRC may have central responsibility for ensuring IRB approval and compliance, contract generation, negotiation and approval, subject recruitment, appropriate study testing, and adequate enrollment of multicenter clinical trials, longitudinal cohort studies, local investigator-initiated studies, and biorepository efforts; exercise strong administration and management leadership of clinical research, strong research coordination, and may lead experienced personnel to ensure optimal systems for efficiency, compliance, safety, financial oversight, and contractual expertise in negotiations and execution, as well as create and implement quality improvement processes. This is a position of leadership whose main purpose is to ensure that clinical research commitments are met and that the programs maintain a reputation for excellence in all activities.

To read more and apply, submit a cover letter and CV/resume through UCSF's career website; search openings using Req Number: 46955BR.

Staff Research Associate II

Our program is searching for a Staff Research Associate II (SRA II) who will work under direct supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) and other project staff to provide the support needed for the evaluation and interpretation of imaging data from multiple cohorts – chronic HIV, acute HIV and HIV over age 60. Capabilities for the evaluation of brain MRI, acquisition and analysis are required for correlation to behavioral, cognitive and motor findings associated with this disease. The individual will work with a team of research associates to support all aspects of multiple large local and international programs to understand brain injury in the setting of HIV with particular emphasis on analysis of multimodal imaging data. An outstanding track record of scholarly accomplishment is required including a focus on neuroscience and a proven track record in image analysis.

To read more and apply, submit a cover letter and CV/resume through UCSF's career website; search openings using Req Number: 47596BR.

Systems Administrator

We are looking for a Systems Administrator to support the work of the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) and the Memory and Aging Center at UCSF. Our systems include a mix of on-premise Linux-based servers and a set of software-as-a-service tools unified through single-sign-on using the Google G-Suite. Our Systems Administrator will perform Linux installations, upgrades and patches, as well as support our end users with account management, on-boarding, training and adoption of our tools and platforms. A successful candidate will possess a technical/systems background, as well as have excellent communication skills and a customer-focused “service attitude.” This position is under review for representation by the University Professional and Technical Employees union – Technical Unit (UPTE – TX).

To read more and apply, submit a cover letter and CV/resume through UCSF's career website; search openings using Req Number: 47851BR.