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Job Details
Company Name :
University of California San Francisco
Company Location :
San Francisco, CA 94143
Job Position :
Research Analyst II
Job Category :
Jobs in California

Job Description :
Works on research data reporting assignments that are of moderate diversity in scope. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

The Analyst will work closely with the Principal Investigator and the Project Manager to adapt, pilot, and demonstrate the feasibility of evidenced-based universal basic income (UBI) interventions.
The Silicon Valley Guaranteed Income Pilot is a mixed-methods randomized controlled trial (RCT) to assess the effectiveness of guaranteed income on improving housing stability among 300 families with children in Santa Clara County experiencing homelessness. This RCT is informed by community-engaged research design in partnership with key public and non-profit community organizations. It is informed by an equity and justice implementation lens to focus on key priority populations including women-led, Black, and Latinx households at disproportionately higher risk for homelessness. The Analyst will be responsible for participant recruitment and carrying out participant interviews both in-person and remotely, and in English and/or Spanish. They will support project administration with oversight from more senior analysts. Travel may be required.

The work performed by the Analyst will contribute to the intellectual products disseminated by the Principal Investigators on the topics of UBI and housing stability of families at risk for homelessness in Santa Clara County.

The analyst may work on other studies, working with people at-risk for homelessness, experiencing homelessness, and recently homeless, based on project needs and the analyst’s workload. The analyst will, under the direction of a Project Manager, engage in activities including:

Recruit, screen, consent, and enroll study participants
Conduct structured interviews in English and/or Spanish (remotely and in-person)
Manage data through REDCAP and similar data capture instruments.
Abstract data
Contribute to data interpretation
Distill complex data into summaries
Working with the project team to support ongoing grant progress reports to the foundation and federal funders, new grant applications, and IRB applications
Perform in-depth semi-structured interviews, either one-on-one or in focus groups
Keep study databases updated
Call participants and send reminders (letters, text messaging) to optimize participant retention
Communicate and work with community partners to optimize participant retention
Management of study petty cash for participant incentive payments
Assist in gathering, synthesizing, and developing evidence-based presentations for various audiences, including non-academic audiences
Maintaining files for ongoing projects of the investigator
Managing research meetings, including scheduling, taking notes, distributing minutes, following up on deliverables, etc.

Department Description

The UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations (CVP) at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) is part of the Department of Medicine (DOM). The CVP carries out innovative research to prevent and treat chronic diseases in populations for whom social conditions often conspire to both promote various chronic diseases and make their management more challenging. Founded in 2006, the CVP is located on the campus of SFGH. Beyond the local communities it serves, CVP is nationally and internationally known for its research in health communication and health policy to reduce health disparities, with special expertise in the social determinants of health, including literacy, homelessness, food policy, poverty, and minority status, with a focus on the clinical conditions of pre-diabetes, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. The UCSF Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative is a new program within CVP, which launched in July 2019. The initiative’s goals are to develop and disseminate evidence-based strategies to prevent and end homelessness by conducting high-quality research and disseminating findings to policymakers and the general public.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area and one or more years of relevant experience and/or equivalent experience/training.
Working knowledge of research function.
Problem-solving, analytical and consulting skills
Strong skills to communicate complex information with all levels of staff and faculty clearly and concisely verbally, in writing, software
Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks
Solid organizational skills and ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Demonstrated knowledge of survey instruments such as REDCAPs and Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Demonstrated skills in conducting literature searches of both peer-reviewed and grey literature
Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to work independently
Able to work as a team member in a culturally diverse setting
Ability to work with participants and program staff from diverse cultural and social class backgrounds including foreign-born, recent immigrant populations
Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and web-based
Strong organizational skills and ability to work collaboratively as a team member or independently
Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns that arise during research activities or communications, maintain a professional demeanor, and escalating issues when the situation calls for it
1+ years of work experience in a related field such as health equity, social justice, participatory research, community-based research, etc.
Detail-oriented with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks
Knowledge of public health and/or social science topics

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with UCSF systems such as iMedRIS, BearBuy, MyExpense
Experience using reference management software such as Endnote and/or Zotero
Experience working with people experiencing homelessness, or people at risk for homelessness
Graduate degree in Public Health or Policy or related field and/or equivalent experience/training

About UCSF

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 excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



Job Code and Payroll Title

006256 RSCH DATA ANL 2

Job Category

Research and Scientific

Bargaining Unit

99 – Policy-Covered (No Bargaining Unit)

Employee Class





Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG)



Shift Length

8 Hours

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