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We currently are recruiting a clinical research coordinator to join our team. Please see details below.

Clinical Research Coordinator Position:


The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will execute, manage, and coordinate the routine duties of the Postmortem Investigation of Sudden Cardiac Death (POST-SCD) research program alongside another CRC under the guidance of the Principal Investigator (PI) and/or study team.

POST SCD is a clinical research laboratory with a multidisciplinary team and collaborations with local and federal agencies to comprehensively characterize the burden, underlying causes, and risk factors of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in our prototypic, diverse U.S. community.
It is a first of its kind partnership between cardiac electrophysiology specialists and the County Medical Examiner to perform comprehensive autopsies and antemortem medical history review for every incident out-of-hospital sudden death within the County of San Francisco. 

The CRC’s duties may include, but not be limited to, supporting the management and coordinating the tasks of single or multiple clinical research studies, depending on their size and complexity; act as intermediary between research team and collaborators while overseeing data and specimen management; manage and report on study results; create, clean, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports, manage Investigator’s protocols in the Committee on Human Research online system, as well as renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies; participate in the review and writing of protocols to ensure institutional review board approval within University compliance; help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies; oversee study data integrity; implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures; interface with departments to obtain UCSF approval prior to study initiation; maintain all regulatory documents; report study progress to investigators; participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols; and perform other duties as assigned.


  • HS graduation and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities; and/or equivalent experience/training
  • Attention to detail; articulate; self-motivated; strong interpersonal skills; excellent, effective verbal and written communication skills to coordinate with study subjects, team members, other departments and outside collaborators; and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while working with a diverse subject population.
  • Ability to work well independently, complete projects in a timely manner, and prioritize multiple projects to ensure the completion of essential tasks by deadlines.
  • Previous research experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities
  • Demonstrated record of excellent attendance and reliability
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise tact and discretion in sensitive communications with patients, victim’s families, physicians, and others.
  • Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and exercise discretion, making sound decisions when evaluating urgent situations.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and report detailed status updates to research team.

Interested candidates who fit this description should apply through UCSF's BrassRing website position 76828BR.

Volunteer inquires:

Please contact Brielle Kinkead at [email protected]