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Interviewer/Outcome Assessor, Psychology

University at Buffalo
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Part Time
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Position Summary

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 for:

  • 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 recruitment methods
  • 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 Buffalo/Rochester area.
  • Other administrative tasks including checking data and assisting with administrative tasks such as project mailings, photocopying, scheduling and tracking participants, and coding observational assessments.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research 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 status.
Minimum Qualifications

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 required.
Preferred Qualifications

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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