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Project Policy Analyst
University of California, San Francisco in San Francisco, California
Date Posted 02/15/2021
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled


Part Time


Job Summary

The Project Policy Analyst at the Memory and Aging Center (MAC) uses skills as an experienced legal professional with a full understanding of analytical practices, policies and procedures to research, analyze, and synthesize the range of legal and regulatory policies and processes at the intersection of criminal justice and dementia. This position will contribute to data analysis of ongoing qualitative and policy research associated with multiple projects. 

Please Note: This is a part-time limited appointment ending on 07/31/2021. 

Department Description

Throughout the Department of Neurology at UCSF, our mission is to deliver superb patient care, to apply state-of-the-art translational research methods to discover the causes of, and treatments for human nervous system disorders, and to educate each generation of medical students, neurology residents and postdoctoral fellows. By fostering cross-disciplinary interactions among scientists around the world, we accelerate the pace of discovery and champion the University's global health initiatives.

The UCSF Memory and Aging Center (MAC) is a dynamic multidisciplinary clinical and translational research program investigating neurodegenerative diseases. Our work examines the legal, ethical, policy, and social issues relating to neurodegenerative disease. 

Required Qualifications

•    Bachelor's degree in related area and minimum three years of related experience or equivalent combination of experience/training
•    Knowledge of legal doctrine
•    Strong skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals/analyses
•    Strong policy analysis techniques
•    Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
•    Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality
•    Analytical/problem-solving skills
•    Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes

Preferred Qualifications

•    J.D. or advanced degree in legal studies

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Job Code and Payroll Title


Employee Class

Limited Appt

Appointment End Date



Remote / Telecommute

Additional Shift Details

25% during Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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