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Research Specialist

Description

The Youth and Family Research Program seeks to be an inclusive safe space for all staff and participants. We are committed to conducting high quality research with the goal of reducing health disparities in substance use problems.


This position will be responsible for recruiting and screening eligible participants, running beverage session protocols and conducting face to face psychiatric interviews. 


This position is grant funded. 


Purpose:

Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s). Collect and gather research data for research project.

Responsibilities:
  • Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s) including recruitment, scheduling appointments, obtaining written consent forms, collecting data by conducting phone or face to face interviews for research project(s).
  • Collaborate with senior research personnel regarding recruitment, data collection, outcomes of interviews, reports according to the needs of the study.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in psychology, neuroscience, 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:

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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