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UCI - Associate Specialist for Research in Cancer Survivorship

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $73,000 - $85,000, depending on experience. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Table(s):

Application Window

Open date: March 6, 2024

Most recent review date: Monday, Jun 24, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Aug 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

We are seeking to hire a highly motivated, dedicated individual who has excellent management, organization, communication, intervention, and research skills, and understands cancer survivorship. This person will: 1) contribute to efforts 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; 3) maintain project documentation and reporting; 4) deliver behavioral interventions to research participants; and 5) assist in grant writing and research dissemination.

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.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

1) Master’s degree in Psychology, Counseling, or other related field in the behavioral sciences (PhD degree preferred)

2) Knowledge and skills related to research project management, research methods, data collection, behavioral or psychotherapeutic interventions, and proposal and manuscript writing

3) Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills

4) Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management

5) Strong teamwork skills. Prior experience in cancer survivorship research is a plus. Spanish-speaking candidates are highly preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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About UC Irvine

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 anti-discrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA