Assistant Project Scientist in Health Policy and Management

University of California Los Angeles Fielding School of Public

United States

Assistant Project Scientist

Job #JPF05856
  • Ucla Fielding School Of Public - HEALTH POLICY AND MANAGEMENT

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 4th, 2020

Next review date: Sunday, Sep 20, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Oct 15, 2020 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.


The UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity in the Fielding School of Public Health & Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center is recruiting an individual with doctoral-level training to join our dynamic and productive multidisciplinary research team. This individual will be engaged in a portfolio of epidemiological, health services and clinical research based in academic, community, and safety-net health system settings. Examples of research projects include trials in colorectal cancer prevention, studies using large publicly available databases to evaluate national trends in health outcomes, informatics interventions to optimize population health, and pragmatic implementation trials to improve uptake of preventive health services. The work in the center involves secondary analyses, survey research, quantitative and qualitative methods, comparative effectiveness trials, program evaluation, implementation science, and utilization of electronic health records and other administrative databases for research purposes.

Primary responsibilities will include:
• Plan and implement research activities
• Coordinate and facilitate the daily operations of projects on campus and at community sites
• Manage the collection, organization, and presentation of research data
• Work with health system administrators to design and implement interventions
• Work with community partners to develop and implement interventions
• Train and oversee project staff, students and clinical trainees on campus and at community partner sites
• Develop study protocols and materials
• Prepare scientific reports, manuscripts, and presentations for academic and community audiences
• Participate in the development of proposals for research funding

The level of appointment will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy Policy (


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 1 required (contact information only)

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