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Clinical Research Specialist - Assistant Level

Recruitment Period

Open December 9th, 2019 through Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


Clinical Research Specialist (Assistant Level) Department of Dermatology, UC Irvine

The University of California Irvine Department of Dermatology is currently seeking applicants who hold an MD with a California Medical License for a Clinical Research Specialist at the Assistant level to begin July 2020. This is a 1-2-year non-ACGME fellowship position under the direction of Natasha A. Mesinkovska, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Dermatology Clinical Research Center.

The Clinical Research Specialist is involved as a Sub-Investigator in conducting both industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials in skin conditions. The Clinical Research Specialist works closely with the faculty Principal Investigator(s) to prepare IRB submissions, recruit subjects, evaluate patients, and conduct clinical assessments. The Clinical Research Specialist will also have the opportunity to pursue scholarly activities such as publishing first-author manuscripts, mentor undergraduate and medical students in clinical trial work and classes, and participate in departmental Grand Rounds and conferences. The Clinical Research Specialist will have the opportunity to rotate in outpatient dermatology clinics with Dr. Mesinkovska at least one-half day per week. The candidate will work closely with dermatology residents, and have opportunity to participate in resident didactic sessions.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates are required to have a California Medical License when starting the position July 1, 2020

Application Procedure:
Each application must contain a curriculum vitae and statement of research. Interested candidates should apply through UC Irvine’s RECRUIT system located at:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, Ca

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  • 3-5 letters of reference required