The Project Associate position will provide subject matter expertise in the areas of psychiatric diagnostic assessment, crisis management, empirically supported psychotherapy, and team supervision. Primary responsibilities include psychiatric assessment and structured diagnostic interviews, tracking rater reliability, treatment fidelity and adherence, participant recruitment and oversight research compliance (including IRB protocols), forming liaisons with clinical professionals, and maintaining the integrity of participant databases. Oversees a junior clinical team including training and supervising junior staff in all aspects of the clinical research process (e.g., assessment administration, basic clinical research design, participant recruitment, assessment and retention, and clinical data reduction and analysis). The successful team member will be skilled with monitoring and adjusting priorities, problem solving, and generally ensuring the day today implementation of the clinical research programs. The Clinical Coordinator/Associate is an essential member of the research team and will be expected to regularly interact with research collaborators, hospital and community clinicians, and research administrators on behalf of the principal investigators. Participates in manuscript and/or grant preparation.
Master's degree in psychology, health sciences, social sciences, public health, or related field. Previous health behavior training and experience working with research participants to promote behavior change, Experience working with diverse research participants and/or patients. Experience working collaboratively in a diverse team setting. Excellent interpersonal, critical thinking, organizational, time management, attention to detail and communication skills|Display the ability to make decisions and complete tasks independently.
Previous experience delivering interventions in a research or clinical setting. Knowledge of Federal and state regulations and ethical guidelines related to human subjects research in a biomedical setting. Experience supervising and/or managing a small team
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check
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Advertised: January 14, 2021