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  • Radiological Sciences / School of Medicine / UC Irvine
  • Position overview

    Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $51,300-54,600. See Specialist Series

    Application Window

    Open date: August 18, 2023

    Next review date: Monday, Sep 18, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 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.

    Position description

    School of Medicine Department of Radiological Sciences

    Position: Junior Specialist

    The Department of Radiology at the University of California, Irvine is accepting applications for a Junior Specialist. This is a one year appointment, non-senate, with a potential start date of December 2023 and is renewable based on performance and availability of funding.

    The position involves assisting faculty with research investigation in the health services research. Areas of research include costs of care discussion with patients, improving patients' care adherence, shared decision making, patient preferences, and health disparities predominantly in patients with cancer, but also other health conditions.

    Incumbent is expected to make scientific and scholarly contributions to the research enterprise. Incumbent will assume responsibilities including: 1) providing support for recruitment and participant engagement; 2) maintaining study database (RedCAP); creating data reports; 3) conducting literature reviews; 4) assisting with protocol development and IRB submission; 5) assisting with presentations, reports, and manuscript writing; 6) assisting with training and supervising student research assistants; and assisting with other tasks as needed. There is close collaboration with other departments and institutions. The Sadigh Lab is renowned for expertise in health services research. The overarching mission of the Sadigh Laboratory is to improve evidence-based health care delivery. The group has a proven track-record of obtaining competitive R01 funding.

    Potential projects in the Sadigh Lab include: • Prospective clinical trials to assess impact of behavioral or social interventions on patient-reported outcomes. There will be potential to work on two R01 project (1) testing the effectiveness of a mobile health intervention on improving adherence to oral chemotherapy in patients with metastatic breast cancer; (2) testing the effectiveness of out of pocket cost communication and financial navigation on improving patients care adherence. There will be involvement with additional clinical trials focused on improving adherence to lung cancer screening. • Secondary data analysis of big national databases to assess health disparity and impact on healthcare use.

    Minimum Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or equivalent research experience.

    Preferred Qualifications: Experience with medical research and scientific writing. Experience in health services research is desirable. Collaborative: performs as a team member with good interpersonal skills Strong analytical and organizational skills; detail-oriented Ability to work independently and in a multidisciplinary team Contribute to manuscript preparation, IRB submission and grant writing Priority will be given to candidates with excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Spanish, given need to recruit Spanish speaking patients.

    Substantive inquiries about the positions should be directed to: Gelareh Sadigh, MD Associate Professor-in-Residence Director of Radiology Health Services and Comparative Outcome Research Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiological Sciences University of California Irvine [email protected] Application Procedure – To apply, please log onto UC Irvine's recruitment site located at: https: //

    The University of California, Irvine, Medical Center is located in Orange, California and is the only level I trauma center in the region. The hospital is an NCI-designated cancer center with multidisciplinary research opportunities available. The department performs over 220,000 examinations per year and has 30 full-time and part-time faculty. All imaging equipment is state of the art. The department has active multidisciplinary collaborations with other services. The section provides CT, MRI, ultrasound, and fluoroscopy/radiography imaging services; invasive procedures are performed separately by the interventional radiology section. The UC Irvine Medical Center is a 450-bed acute care and tertiary referral facility.

    Orange County is world-renowned for its natural beauty, perfect year round climate, gorgeous locales on the Pacific Ocean and incomparable recreational opportunities. Great cultural opportunities abound in Orange County as well as in nearby Los Angeles and San Diego counties.

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    Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or equivalent research experience.

    Application Requirements

    Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.

  • Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form - All applicants of academic positions at the University of California, Irvine must download, complete, sign, and upload the following form with their application: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form

  • Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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    Campus Information

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

    As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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    Irvine, CA

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