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Specialist (Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full) for Research in Young Adult Cancer Survivorship Research

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Open March 11th, 2021 through Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Specialist (Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full) for Research in Young Adult Cancer Survivorship Research

The Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at the University of California, Irvine seeks a Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist for young adult cancer survivorship research.

We are seeking to hire a highly motivated and dedicated individual who has excellent organization, time management and communication skills, and understands regulatory requirements for cancer-related research. Primary activities will include management of the Project Milestones Study: a population-based (Cancer Registry-based) cohort of young adult cancer survivors. This person will work closely with the principal investigator to:

  • Lead recruitment and tracking efforts (primarily mail and phone-based outreach)
  • Assist with regulatory requirements (e.g. State and local IRB submissions/amendments)
  • Manage and organize (and/or contribute towards) weekly team meetings and other administrative tasks

This position is offered at a 20-50% time appointment.

Requirements: 1) Bachelor degree (emphasis in public health, biostatistics, behavioral science, or related areas preferred); 2) Ability for quick learning, and excellent communication skills; 3) Solid organizational skills, including time-management; and 4) Strong teamwork skills.

Experience with database management (e.g., REDCap) or bilingual in Spanish language is preferred, but not required.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The Program in Public Health recognizes the value of diversity in its faculty and academic researchers and strongly supports UCI's mission for equity and inclusiveness. We are committed to ensuring accountability, providing training and education, conducting responsive research and building sustainable partnerships. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants must have demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues to teach and mentor a diverse student body.

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 e considered for this position:
1) Curriculum Vitae
2) Statement of Current Research Interests and Experience
3) Statement of Inclusive Excellence Activities - for guidance, please visit:

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 buy the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Job location

Irvine, California