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Research Associate WPIC

Description

Sleep Predicting Outcomes in Teens is a research study to examine how sleep is related to problems with depression and suicidal thinking young people in treatment for psychiatric disorders. This study is funded by NIH and located at Western Psychiatric Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department. This position in under the direction of two PI’s with extensive expertise in sleep disorders and mental health in adolescents and teens.

The Research Associate WPIC will assist in overseeing research related activities, recruit study participants, schedule and conduct clinical interviews with participants, collect data from participants and assist with distribution, maintenance, and collection of study equipment.

This position is grant funded.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with recruitment, scheduling appointments, obtaining written consent forms, collecting data by conducting phone or face to face interviews for research project(s).
  • Maintain accurate documentation.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree required preferably in psychology or related field.
  • Familiarity with computers and common software packages required.
  • Prior related work experience in a research setting preferred.
  • Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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