Research Program Coordinator, Substance Abuse Research Program
University of California, San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California
Internal Number: 63073BR
This position serves as Program Coordinator for the Substance Abuse Research Program's (SARP) research efforts in addition to a variety of clinically focused services to vulnerable populations. This position will serve as research coordinator on the Drug Abuse Treatment/Services Research Training Program, UCSF Subcontract with Oregon Health and Sciences University on the Western States Node Clinical Trials Network, and Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity (LEAD) Program.
The Program Coordinator's duties may include, but will not be limited to, supporting the management and coordination of tasks and staff at SARP, which includes projects such as: 1) ) a mixed-methods study examining barriers and facilitators to expanding buprenorphine treatment in people with opiate use disorder and experiencing homelessness in San Francisco, 2) the NIDA-sponsored T32 program one of the few that trains scientists in SUD treatment and service research, 3) the NIDA-sponsored R25 Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity (LEAD) training program, developed to support the efforts of early stage investigators from traditionally underrepresented racial/ethnic minority backgrounds to receive funding from NIH as independent scientists and 4) other mixed methods studies in development.
The Program Coordinator will provide coordination of study and training program activities. They will oversee staff involved in program recruitment procedures and data collection; manage and report on program and study results; create, clean, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; coordinate staff work schedules, assist with training and supervising Research Assistants and other study staff, initiate and manage Investigators' protocols and regulatory documentation in the Institutional Review Board (IRB) online system, as well as renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies; help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory and sponsor agencies; oversee study data integrity; implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures; interface with departments to obtain UCSF approval prior to study initiation; maintain all regulatory documents; report study and training program progress to investigators; and participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols. The Program Coordinator will work with the investigators and post-award to ensure proper project billing, coordinate project needs with stakeholders, and work with team members and consultants. The individual will also participate in organizing and leading meetings and will be responsible for coordinating project workflows. The position has direct supervisory responsibility for assistant clinical research coordinator(s).
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.