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Research Associate

Gladstone Institutes

San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Cardiovascular, Research, Research Assistant,

Job Description

The Gladstone Institutes is an independent, not-for-profit research institution affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), contributing to the health and well-being of all people through medical research, education, and outreach in the areas of heart disease, HIV/AIDS, and neurological disease. Gladstone is composed of three separate institutes and approximately 500 employees. Our employees receive exceptional benefits. We are located in an award-winning building adjacent to UCSF's Mission Bay Campus.

We are currently recruiting for a Research Associate who will be responsible for recruiting subjects for congenital heart disease research studies. This involves being able to screen patients;approach, enroll and register subjects;handle confidential matters;gather and interpret medical, surgical and laboratory data regarding the study subjects; collect & ship DNA material; and enter & organize data in various databases. In addition, the person in this position will need to occasionally resubmit protocols to the IRB and prepare reports. May also assist in DNA purification.


  • BS in biological sciences
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows
  • Experience working with patients, study subjects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently, exercise independent judgement and initiative
  • Excellent organizational and record keeping skills

Preferred qualifications

  • Demonstrated proficiency with medical terminology
  • Ability to abstract data from medical records and transfer it to data collection forms or directly into databases
  • Knowledge of clinical research processes; including medical chart reviews
  • Experience writing scientific correspondence
  • Work experience in a bench laboratory

Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience