Job Description

Job Title: Research Associate Sr WPIC
Job ID: 741945
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Vary, Some weekeneds and evenings
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: Brent Program Funds
Location: 100 North Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description


Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s). Mentor, train, & assist with supervising junior research staff.

 

Dr. Brent's STAR Research Department has a primary focus in adolescent research. The Sr. Research Associate will focus on suicide prevention, and will complete clinical assessments, either in person or via phone with adolescents ages12-17, and young adults ages 18-30. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be involved in data collection, recording and take part in departmental research meetings. The shifts for this role will vary can include some evenings and weekends.

 

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 31 Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI 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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