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UCLA-UCI Alpha Stem Cell Clinic Coordinator Please apply to this job posting here.

Join the scientists, physicians and administrators at UCLA’s stem cell center and assist in building a program that helps bring cutting-edge stem cell therapies to patients.

Summary:

The UCLA-UCI Alpha Stem Cell Clinic (ASCC) is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between two of the leading stem cell centers in California: the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center at the University of California, Irvine. The ASCC Coordinator will be primarily responsible for the coordination of administrative and data activities conducted within the ASCC, under the direction of the ASCC program manager. This position is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to assist a new and dynamic team working towards translating stem cell research into novel treatments for a wide range of diseases.

Background:

In 2014, the UCLA-UCI ASCC was one of three clinics (alongside City of Hope and UC San Diego) funded through a five-year, $8M grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), the state's stem cell agency. These three Alpha Clinics comprise the CIRM Alpha Stem Cell Clinic Network.  

The UCLA-UCI ASCC accelerates stem cell clinical trials by providing comprehensive coordinated resources, education and services to eligible stem cell clinical trials. The ASCC supports regulatory, administrative, patient safety, and evaluation activities for individual trials, and develops best practices to benefit all stem cell trials.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in science, health, public health, or social sciences
  • 3-5 years of experience in roles of increasing responsibility with team building experience.
  • Understanding of the clinical research process as it pertains to clinical trials and studies, i.e., compliance procedures and processes, data management, patient care management, etc.
  • Good working knowledge of "good clinical practices" for clinical research as defined by the FDA.
  • Demonstrated professional skills to effectively communicate in English with investigators, staff, nurses, sponsors, etc., both orally and in writing, including the generation of original correspondence, grant applications, and reports, using correct grammar, syntax and punctuation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work accurately with attention to detail and high level of analytical and creative problem-solving to research solutions by way of identifying applicable departmental and university resources to solve problems.
  • Demonstrated skill prioritizing multiple assignments and achieving high productivity and work quality under rigid deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to attend off-site meetings and conferences.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet study deadlines and requirements.