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You can make a difference in people’s lives every day! When you join the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC), you’ll be part of a community of physicians, scientists, staff, allied health professionals, and trainees dedicated to conducting cutting-edge cancer research and providing state-of-the-art cancer care to the people of LA County. Los Angeles is a global city renowned for its dynamism, robust economy, rich cultural diversity and spectacular climate.

UCLA offers competitive salaries and attractive benefits packages, and dedicates a number of services and resources to helping you maintain a healthy work-life balance including hybrid/remote work for many roles. The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California.

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Current job and career openings

Program Manager

The newly formed Cancer Data Sciences group at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and UCLA Jonsson Cancer Centre is seeking a Program Manager. We are a team of data-intensive cancer researchers with a mission of curing cancer through data-intensive research, training and infrastructure-development. To support this mission, we deploy a broad range of technologies ranging from cloud-computing and AI/ML to genomics and bioinformatics. Our work is enabled by a broad range of public, industry and philanthropic funding and supports well-structured software-development and data science activities. As a result, we are working many petabytes of cancer data and currently executing over 100 projects. We are seeking a Program Manager to serve as a key operational lead for this dynamic, rapidly-growing program.

Responsibilities will be broad, with a focus on execution. A process-improvement mindset is essential, with an eye to excellent documentation and process automation. In this role you will support the management and execution of a range of research and operational activities, using PM, communication, design and analysis skills. Major tasks will include supporting internal and external deliverables, budget and proposal preparation, stakeholder engagement, preparing internal- and external-facing documents and graphics, training and hiring. Strong communication skills, technical expertise and formal training in project management or business administration are expected. The successful candidate will be comfortable multi-tasking, and developing strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

Job (Req#) 31414
Post Date December 23, 2022
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Clinical Study Initiation Analyst

Under the direction of the Clinical Study Initiation Manager (CSI Manager) and the Sr. Research Manager, the JCCC Director, the JCCC Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the JCCC Senior Director of Clinical Oncology Research and TRIO-US Network and the CRU Medical Director (Senior Leadership), the position will provide database management, with regards to research trials and patient information, build/update research calendar specification calendars and budgets, as well as ensure the integrity of data being collected and entered into the clinical research management system (CRMS). The role will be responsible for creating and updating study protocol calendars and budgets, and in addition, the incumbent will monitor, verify and validate the integrity of various data elements into the CRMS.

Job (Req#) 27323
Post Date September 7, 2022
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