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$25.67 - $35.56 / Hour
East Campus
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#121089 Research Data Analyst

Filing Deadline: Wed 2/8/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This position is a contract position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/8/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

While not required a cover letter is strongly encouraged for this position.


UCSD Department of Radiology is one of the most innovative and productive academic Radiology departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, leading-edge research, and state-of-the-art services for clinical and translational studies. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growth opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees. The Liver Imaging Group is a diverse group of researchers working on many facets of liver imaging. We work with multiple modalities, including MRI, Ultrasound, and CT. Our research includes the development of quantitative imaging techniques, the development and validation of LI-RADS, and the translation of machine learning techniques into clinical practice.

The incumbent will apply knowledge of clinical research protocols, processes, and analyses to assist in the design of research projects of large scope and high degrees of complexity.

Under the supervision of the PI, the incumbent will be responsible for the data collection, analysis, and database management of research protocols that are of moderate diversity in scope, while exercising judgment with generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.Under the supervision of the PI and senior coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for coordinating and managing clinical trials, assist in the regulatory department with human subject submissions to the HRPP and PRMC, and study planning and data flow management. Following all applicable guidelines and policies, the incumbent will be responsible for the acquisition of abdominal imaging using specialized MRI and Ultrasound techniques on human subjects and biospecimens.


  • Six years of related experience, education/training, OR an Bachelor’s degree in related area plus two years of related experience/training.

  • Working knowledge of research function. Demonstrated experience in an image acquisition and analysis environment.

  • Working skills in statistical analysis, systems programming, database design and data security measures.

  • Working skills in analysis and consultation. Demonstrated experience in image analysis methods.

  • Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated skill in the synthesis and presentation of research results to a scientific audience.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in image analysis of abdominal radiology images using Horos and MRE Quant software.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage data entry errors in a timely fashion.

  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate problems and propose solutions to laboratory leadership.

  • Demonstrated history of accurate and on time data entry.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide valuable input to lab management in study logistics, feasibility, and solution-oriented feedback on processes.

  • Demonstrated experience in research coordination involving human subjects.

  • Demonstrated ability to independently propose creative solutions to problems.

  • Demonstrated history of punctuality and attendance in project and laboratory meetings.

  • Demonstrated experience in performing research MR exams in research participants, specimens, or phantoms.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in effective communication with team members and collaborators.

  • Demonstrated experience in submitting regulatory documents to HRPP and PRMC.

  • Demonstrated history of leadership and task management during project or laboratory meetings.

  • Demonstrated experience in the sorting and transferring of quantitative ultrasound images and data.

  • Demonstrated experience in performing research ultrasound exams in research participants, specimens, or phantoms.


  • Working skills in statistical analysis, systems programming, database design and data security measures. Demonstrated skill with REDCap, R statistical programming, Python, and Matlab.

  • Master's degree in related area preferred.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $53,600 - $111,600 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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