Research Analyst

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $48,000
Details: Salary based on experience. More salary information can be found on the UCSF HR Salary website.




3333 California Street
San Francisco
United States



The Research Analyst will work as part of a dynamic team conducting contraceptive research with community college students and young adults throughout California. Under the direction of the Research and Evaluation Manager, the Research Analyst will recruit study participants at California colleges, collect survey and interview data, and provide health information to participants; maintain study documentation; assist in the refinement of study procedures and quality improvement measures; maintain research gathering, retrieval and reporting systems including data capture systems for tablet computers, secure data transfer, and data management systems; and gather, clean and code quantitative and qualitative research data from surveys and interviews. 

To meet statewide research needs, this position may be based at the Laurel Heights campus (San Francisco) or work remotely in Southern California and requires substantial travel to field sites throughout California.

Please note: This is a 60-100% variable contract position, from date of hire to May 31, 2019. 

This position is also available for a 4-month contract (ending December 15th, 2018). To apply for that position, please see the positing here.


The Bixby Center’s Beyond the Pill Program promotes access and equity in contraceptive health care through innovative research, training and education. Beyond the Pill is a program of UCSF’s Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health within the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences (OB/GYN & RS), SFGH Division. 

Visit the Beyond the Pill website to learn more about our program:


The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences (Ob/Gyn & RS) is a major academic Department in the School of Medicine, engaged in clinical, research, and training activities at the Parnassus, Mt. Zion and San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) campuses, as well as satellite locations throughout the Bay Area, with an annual operating budget of $77.2 million and the new Betty Irene Moore Women’s Hospital at Mission Bay. The OBGYN Department has 102 full-time faculty, 136 other academic appointees, 39 post-doctoral fellows, 20 clinical fellows, 36 residents, 136 voluntary clinical faculty, and 266 staff. The mission of the UCSF Department of OBGYN & Reproductive Sciences is to improve the lives and health of all women through excellence, innovation and leadership in Patient Care, Scientific Discovery, Education, Advocacy. “Leading the way in women’s health.”


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.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in related area and minimum one year of experience, or equivalent experience / training

• U.S. driver’s license 

• Experience in reproductive health research and/or services

• Working knowledge of research function

• Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and written

• Ability to travel to research sites throughout California and to work offsite during the week

• Ability to work a flexible work schedule (eg, between 7am and 8pm)

Preferred Qualifications

• Working skills in online and offline data capture on tablet computers, electronic data transfer and data security measures

• Experience entering, cleaning and coding study data

• Experience with working with community college and youth populations


• U.S. driver’s license

Job Code and Payroll Title

6256 Research Data Analyst II



Appointment Type



60-100% variable


Laurel Heights

Work Days

Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 8:00 pm; variable shifts

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.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please apply through the UCSF Career website. Resume and cover letter required.