The Research Data Analyst supports the F.I. Proctor Foundation’s research activities in the field of ocular infectious and inflammatory diseases, which includes epidemiological studies and clinical trials that involve domestic and international collaboration. This position requires an employee with excellent communication and organizational skills who can be relied upon to play an integral role in implementing research studies, including international clinical trials.
The Research Data Analyst will join a collaborative and exciting team of researchers at the F.I. Proctor Foundation studying infectious / inflammatory eye diseases in the U.S. and internationally. Researchers at the F.I. Proctor Foundation conduct clinical trials and large epidemiological studies on ocular inflammatory diseases which can cause blindness. The epidemiological studies involve large administrative health care claim databases and multicenter clinical trials that involve domestic and international collaboration.
Under general supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI), the individual will support a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) - funded multicenter, international clinical trial. Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to contributing to the study design from a methodological standpoint, participating in the review and writing of protocols and study documents, helping to assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies, coordinating meetings with the study team, reporting study progress to investigators and other stakeholders, maintaining finances, and attending study visits. This position requires excellent professionalism as the Research Data Analyst will be working with governmental and academic regulatory agencies, pharmaceutical companies, and researchers.
Additionally, the Research Data Analyst will play an important role in disseminating the results from a completed NIH-funded international clinical trial. The Research Data Analyst should have strong written communication skills as this employee will be responsible for conducting literature reviews, writing, editing, and formatting manuscripts, and managing and tracking the progress of manuscripts to high-impact medical journals. The person in this position must be comfortable working in a diverse team environment with little supervision to carry out their responsibilities once a training period has been completed.
The Research Data Analyst should show a strong interest in clinical research and a desire to contribute to the state of knowledge on the prevention, treatment and correlates of disease. The individual must eventually be able to multi-task, problem-solve and apply creative solutions to new and unexpected situations with limited supervision. The employee must be able to communicate effectively verbally and through written materials with collaborators.
PROCTOR FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH IN OPHTHALMOLOGY
The F.I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology at UCSF is committed to engaging in research activities and providing state-of-art patient care that address infectious and inflammatory disease that cause blindness. The mission is the prevention of blindness worldwide through research and teaching focused on infectious and inflammatory eye disease.
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, health professions and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.