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#91247 Clinical Research Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Wed 12/20/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/11/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


Under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Clinical Research Coordinator shall contribute significantly to the development and implementation of a clinical trial in the area of confocal microscopy on the skin for subjects with cystinosis. The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of the confocal microscopy protocol including IRB correspondence, taking images with the confocal microscope, image analysis using imaging software, consenting subjects, subject follow-up and all documentation of protocol. In addition, incumbent will assist lab personnel during times of increased workload. Tasks include but are not limited to PCR, DNA/RNA extractions, DNA cloning and Western Blot.


  • Theoretical knowledge of basic Human Genetics and Molecular Biology.

  • Experience as a clinical research coordinator.

  • Demonstrated effective time management skills with the ability to work on several projects at one time and prioritize work to meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated computer skills not limited to Microsoft Office, Google Calendar, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat. Proven typing/word processing skills to prepare correspondence, reports, and spreadsheets.

  • Micropipetting and dilutions experience.

  • Experience with biological techniques such as PCR, gel electrophoresis, sequence analysis, RT-PCR, DNA/RNA isolation.

  • Knowledge of confocal microscopy and accompanying image software.

  • Experience with submissions/communication with university IRB.


  • Employment is subject to a background check.
  • Must be willing to vary work schedule to accommodate research needs.
  • Exposure to working with small rodents.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!


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UC San Diego School of Medicine
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Days, 8 hrs/day