This is a grant-supported position with anticipated funding through
2024. The individual will be assigned to ’Strong Foundations:
Intervening to Promote Co-Parenting and Reduce Father Hazardous
Drinking in Expectant Parents” under the supervision of Craig
Colder, PhD., Rina Eiden, PhD., Stephanie Godleski, PhD., and
Meghan Leising, EdM. and will be an employee of The Research
Foundation for SUNY .
This is a multi-method, randomized efficacy trial to promote
adjustment, co-parenting, and dyadic functioning among expecting
couples with heavy drinking fathers and mothers who are light
drinking/abstaining during pregnancy.
You will receive general direction for most activities. You will
receive more direct supervision when experimental or unusual
processes are involved, and are expected to consult with your
supervisor or Project Director as needed. You will be responsible
- Recruitment. Recruitment involves preparing mailings, hanging
flyers, making phone calls and emailing potential participants, OB/
GYN clinic recruitment, and assisting with social media and other
- Scheduling appointments
- Data Collection. Data collection involves conducting baseline
and follow-up assessments with participating families.
- Assessments. Assessments involve interviewing couples on
sensitive topics, including substance use, as well as video-taping
couple and family interactions. These assessments may be done
online via Zoom or at in person home visits in the
- Other administrative tasks including checking data and
assisting with administrative tasks such as project mailings,
photocopying, scheduling and tracking participants, and coding
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Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to
an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability
Associate’s degree or two years formal training in Psychology or
related field and minimum of six months experience conducting
research in social sciences required. Experience working with
families is also required. Excellent organizational and
interpersonal skills, computer literacy, and strong written and
verbal communication skills are integral to the position. Reliable
transportation and availability to work evenings and weekends
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field. Previous
experience following research protocols and conducting home visits
is preferred. Substantive interest in child development and family
health is highly desirable. Experience with Lotus Notes databases,
Microsoft Word, and EndNote.
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