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Research Associate II

Employer
University of Rhode Island
Location
Kingston, RI
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Sector
Science, Pharmaceutical, Clinical Research Associate
Organization Type
Corporate
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Posting Number SF01170
Job Title Research Associate II
Position Number 109240
FTE 1.00
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Professional Staff
Union PSA/NEA - Professional Staff Assoc
Pay Grade Level 9
Pay Grade Range $48,371 - $72,482
Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Limited
Department Psychology
Contact(s)Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly online only at: (https://jobs.uri.edu)

Contact Phone/Extension
Contact Email
Physical Demands
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded Yes
Extension Contingency NotesThis is a full time calendar year position limited to June 18, 2022 with anticipated renewal.
Job Description SummaryBASIC FUNCTION:

Conduct the day-to-day duties involved in behavior change science research project(s) and program evaluations, especially technical writing for reports, conducted within community mental health/criminal justice/legal settings.

Duties and ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Travel to assessments sites, which can include emergency departments, legal settings, corrections, the community, colleges, hospitals and/or substance abuse treatment facilities.Prepare technical reports evaluating health programs.Conduct data analysis.Assist with grant writing, publications, and teaching.Assist Project Coordinator with quality control of data and tracking records.Collaborate with data management personnel locally and abroad.Report to the Project Coordinator and/or Project Director on daily activities of all research related issues and activities.Attend weekly science meetings and monthly methodology and statistics meetings. May have to work evenings and weekends.Present research findings at professional psychological conferences and to community partners.Assist in mentoring and supervision of graduate students.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform additional duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator/Project Director and/or Project Coordinator.

LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

IBM personal computers, printers, word processing, SPSS, database management, spreadsheet, survey and qualitative data software. Must be able to clear a Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) check and a Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System (CANTS) check upon hiring.

Required QualificationsREQUIRED:

1. Master's degree.

2. Minimum of two years' experience in behavioral sciences or related field.

3. Demonstrated experience with healthcare report-writing to support program evaluation.

4. Demonstrated experience with data management and analysis.

5. Demonstrated computer skill (i.e., word processing and statistical software).

6. Demonstrated knowledge of experimental research methodology.

7. Demonstrated strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

8. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

9. Demonstrated supervisory experience.

10. Demonstrated organizational skills.

11. Willingness to travel.

12. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

13. Must be able to clear a Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) check and a Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System (CANTS) check upon hiring.

Preferred QualificationsPREFERRED:

1. Demonstrated experience with SPSS, SAS, PowerPoint, and Excel.

2. Demonstrated knowledge of clinical research procedures.

3. Demonstrated knowledge of library databases and APA reference style.

4. Demonstrated familiarity with therapeutic treatments such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, 12 step and meditation.

5. Demonstrated experience working with underserved populations in areas such as reproductive health, substance use and/or comorbid mental health.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Environmental ConditionsThis position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions. Evening and weekend work may be required.
Posting Date 11/01/2021
Closing Date 02/01/2022
Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter.
(#2) Resume.
(#3) "Other Document-References" - the names and contact information of three professional references (pdf doc).

Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/8885
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Other Document - References
Optional Documents
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