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Junior Specialist - Research in Quality of Life after Urological Cancers

Recruitment Period

Open June 5th, 2020 through Friday, Dec 4, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health at the University of California-Irvine seeks a research professional in our Specialist series (Research Recruiter and Project Management) to examine quality of life after urological cancers.

We are seeking to hire a highly motivated, dedicated individual who has excellent organization, time management and communication skills, and understands cancer survivorship in urological cancers. This person will 1) assist in the recruitment and enrollment of research participants; 2) work closely with the principal investigator to administer research assessments and facilitate biological specimen collection and transport; and 3) maintain project documentation and schedule. Must have the ability to travel between UCIMC in Orange, CA and the main UCI Campus in Irvine, CA. This position is a part time position between 40-80% time.

Requirements: 1) Bachelor degree in Public Health, Psychology, or other related field in the behavioral sciences, 2) Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills; 3) Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management; 4) Strong teamwork skills. Prior experience in urological cancer research or cancer survivorship research is a plus.

This position is grant funded. Position is renewable, contingent on satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The Program in Public Health recognizes the value of diversity in its faculty and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Qualified applicants must have the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues.

Application Process:
To apply, please log onto UC Irvine’s recruitment site located at

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for this position:

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Current Research Interests and Experience
Statement of Contributions to Diversity a) This is a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential
contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.

UC Irvine is one of ten campuses of the highly regarded University of California system. With approximately 29,000 students, 1,100 faculty members, a highly ranked medical school, our campus offers a wealth of opportunities for research collaboration and is ranked among the top 10 public universities in the US. Established in 2003, our rapidly growing Program in Public Health offers BA, BS, MPH, and PhD degrees in a variety of emphasis areas. The U.S. News and World Report recently ranked our MPH program as #10 in the country. More information is available on our web site 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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