Job Description

Job Title: Senior Research Associate (Suicidal Youth)
Job ID: 710367
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: Brent Program Funds
Location: 100 North Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

The Emergent Assessment of Suicidal Youth or “EASY” study will assess adolescents who presented at the Diagnostic Evaluator Center (DEC) at WPIC for suicidality or other mental health concerns.


The Senior Research Associate will independently execute job functions for research protocol(s). Additional responsibilities will include mentoring, training and & assist in supervising junior research staff. The Senior Research Associate will complete clinical assessments either in-person at Bellefield Towers or via telephone with adolescents aged 12-17. This employee would also be involved in data collection and recording as well as participate in departmental research meetings.



Responsibilities:

  • Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s) including recruitment, collecting data from subjects, assist with preparation of scientific articles, assist with data analysis, assist with IRB and grant submissions as needed.
  • Mentor, train, and assist with supervising junior research staff.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree required preferably in psychology, neuroscience, counseling, sociology, or related research field.
  • Minimum of one year of work experience in a research project and/or related clinical setting is required.
  • Familiarity with computers and common software packages required.
  • Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $17.11 to $28.43

Union Position: No

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