University of California San Francisco

Grant and Contract Analyst involves providing analytical and financial support in proposal processing, contract and grant administration, and budget development, including pre-award proposal initiatives, management of funds post-award, and closeout activities for federal, state, local and private sponsors. Involves activities associated with forecasting, planning, and managing of research portfolios by performing some or all of the following: coordinating and identifying and developing and / or presenting proposals, contracts and other agreements; reviewing proposals to ensure institutional compliance; negotiating, administering and monitoring contract and grant awards, including compliance with regulations, terms and conditions; financial management and reporting; and sub award / subcontract issuance and administration.

Department Description

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEB) is a department in the School of Medicine with a vision to advance discoveries and insights into the distribution, determinants and outcomes of disease that will drive improvements in population health worldwide. Its educational mission is to train students in epidemiologic and biostatistical methods for studying disease etiology and prevention, for evaluating tests and treatments, and for using evidence-based approaches in clinical practice and population health; scientific mission is to perform outstanding basic, clinical and population health research along a spectrum from molecules to society and to develop tools for the translation of knowledge that will improve clinical practice and population health and ensure optimal use of resources; its clinical mission is to support the practice of public health and preventive medicine in local, state, national and international health agencies.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related area and 3- 5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience / training.
Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Ability to manage significant volume of transactions.
Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting.

Preferred Qualifications

Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Certification in MyReports, BearBuy, MyExpense, ERS ILT Courses
Post-Award Management Compliance ILT Course
Revenue and Cash Management ILT Course
HIPAA Compliance

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

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

006206 RSCH ADM 3

Job Category


Bargaining Unit

99 – Policy-Covered (No Bargaining Unit)

Employee Class





Hybrid, Mission Bay (SF), Remote / Telecommute



Shift Length

8 Hours

Additional Shift Details

Hybrid: Mission Bay campus and remote, Mon-Fri, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

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