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Co-Director, Data and Evaluation Program

Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
Commensurate with experience.
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2023

Position Identification Statement & NCCTS description:

The National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS), co-located at UCLA and Duke University is the coordinating center for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN).  The NCCTS is seeking applicants for the position of NCCTS Co-Director for the Data & Evaluation Program. The NCCTS leads, coordinates and facilitates national collaborations and initiatives across child servicing systems and multiple topical domains; produces child trauma resources, products, reports and information for providers, treatment developers, families and key partners. Please note that the NCCTS does not provide direct clinical services to children and families.  This position (NCCTS Co-Director) is a faculty position that is located at Duke University in Durham, NC. Candidates must hold a MD, PhD or other doctoral degree, preferably in Psychology. Salary and rank are contingent upon the candidate’s qualifications. The rank and tenure status awarded in alignment with the Duke School of Medicine’s promotion and tenure policy. Duke offers an excellent benefits package and support for relocation.


NCTSN description:

The NCTSN is a unique federally funded initiative that seeks to improve the quality, effectiveness and availability of care and services for children and families who are exposed to a wide range of traumatic experiences, including physical and sexual abuse; domestic, school and community violence; natural disasters and terrorism; and life-threatening injury and illness. Combining knowledge of child development, expertise in child traumatic stress, and attention to cultural perspectives, the NCTSN supports the development and broad adoption of evidence-based and trauma-informed treatments.  The NCTSN is a collaboration of over 140 (soon to be 160+) academic, clinical, and community service centers across the U.S.  

Position Description:

The NCCTS Data and Evaluation Co-Director is a co-lead for the Data and Evaluation Program. This position will:

  • Contribute to the translation of science to practice by developing and leading strategic investigations of a large national dataset of children receiving services for exposure to trauma. Responsibilities include: leading the management and preparation of data sets; developing investigation plans in collaboration with NCTSN members; facilitating investigations; ensuring data stewardship; providing interpretation oversight and clinical expertise; and developing new products (manuscripts, briefs, presentations,  communication messages and social media campaigns (e.g., Twitter)) related to the scope, seriousness and impact of trauma on children and families;
  • Assist with a range of training, workforce development, and educational opportunities to support data collection and evaluation initiatives in the NCTSN;
  • Foster partnerships between NCCTS staff, NCTSN sites, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and other external individual or organizational partners related to NCTSN data,  analysis, and evaluation initiatives; Foster a culture of inclusion as part of the NCCTS recruitment, mentorship, promotion, and retention efforts; Support anti-racism and diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts throughout the NCCTS and NCTSN;
  • Perform administrative duties including co-leading Data and Evaluation Program and supervising statisticians and statistical staff;
  • Grant development to support an academic research portfolio (including but not limited to grant writing, manuscript development, research opportunity searches, etc.);
  • Oversee the development of publications and reports utilizing Network data, in concert with the NCTSN Publications Review Committee and other Network partners; and
  • Collaborate with Co-Director, Data and Evaluation Program staff and consultants, and NCTSN sites to develop and implement strategies for collection, analysis, and reporting of Network data.


Application instructions and requirements:

Send cover letter and curriculum vitae (CV) to:

  • Salary is dependent on education and experience.


Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity statement:

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Duke University is committed to the principles of excellence, fairness, and respect for all people. As part of this commitment, Duke actively values diversity in the workplace, and seeks to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone.


Position location: Duke University in Durham, NC.

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