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MORE JOB OPPORTUNITIES ARE POSTED IN HARD COPY ON THE CAREER BULLETIN BOARD IN THE PSYCHOLOGY WING OF THE KAUFMAN BUILDING!

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The Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center is currently seeking a Master's level Research Assistant to join our suicide prevention research team. Please feel free to forward this posting to anyone who may be interested. The job ad is pasted below. This would be a great opportunity for candidates thinking about applying for doctoral study to get in-depth clinical research experience. Interested candidates may apply here: https://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/6713. The Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center is seeking a clinical research coordinator to assist with ongoing psychosocial research studies in the area of suicide prevention. The candidate will be detail oriented and well-organized to assist in all domains of human-subjects research studies. The primary responsibilities include screening and recruiting new participants for studies by liaising with treatment providers and clients at psychiatric hospitals and clinics, reviewing and obtaining informed consent from patients for clinical research activities, conducting clinical research assessments with individuals at high suicide risk and diagnosed with other psychological disorders, including intake interviews, diagnostic interviews, and neurocognitive tests, maintaining contact with patients to ensure completion of follow-up assessments, managing crises and performing brief interventions for participants at risk for suicide. Other duties include submission and maintenance of Institutional Review Board documentation, and maintaining numerous database, audio and study files. Additionally, the candidate will be tasked with analyzing and coding research data and conducting literature reviews to contribute to manuscripts for publication.



The ADHERE: Addiction and Health Research Lab in the Department of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth http://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/adhere/ currently has a new position open to assist Drs. Catherine Stanger and Alan Budney in research on the development and evaluation of psychosocial treatments for adolescents.  The primary focus of this position will be an NIH funded project involving a randomized trial of a family based intervention for adolescent marijuana users that includes working memory training (www.cogmed.com).  This position provides excellent experience for persons seeking to build skills necessary for conducting clinical research, and for those planning to apply to graduate or medical school.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The research assistant will screen potential participants, conduct clinical research interviews and assessments, and serve as a Cogmed (working memory training) coach.
REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree with a major in one of the Biological or Social Sciences, a minimum of 1 year of relevant clinical human subjects research experience.  A 2-year commitment to the position is preferred. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, responsible, able to work independently, and have great interpersonal and communication skills as well as meticulous attention to detail.

Please email resume to Dr. Stanger to apply: Catherine.stanger@dartmouth.edu


ASG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES A DIVERSE WORKFORCE. MULTI-LINGUAL INDIVIDUALS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. 

Located in Charlottesville, VA, ASG has a $1.3 million operating budget and 15 employees. Participants in our Internship Program work collaboratively with the agency's Executive Director, staff, and community stakeholders, including funders. Interns gain firsthand experience with a diverse portfolio of programs including direct client services, education, prevention, testing and advocacy. Programs and services are funded through Ryan White Part B, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), High Risk Youth and Adult (HRYA), Community HIV Testing (CHT) and the Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Resources and Linkages for Inmates (CHARLI) through the Virginia Department of Health, and the Ready to Respond initiative through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) along with a variety of community foundations and funders. Interns at ASG are engaged in unique learning experiences based on exploring the diverse roles that not-for-profit professionals play in the life and health of the communities we serve while gaining practical knowledge in the delivery of public health programming on the local level. Past interns have developed specific projects in Nonprofit Administration, Health Advocacy and Public Policy, Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis, Health Equity, Strategic Planning, Finance, Development, Health Education, Community Outreach and Behavioral Health.

ASG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES A DIVERSE WORKFORCE. MULTI-LINGUAL INDIVIDUALS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Located in Charlottesville, VA, ASG has a $1.3 million operating budget and 15 employees. Participants in our Internship Program work collaboratively with the agency's Executive Director, staff, and community stakeholders, including funders. Interns gain firsthand experience with a diverse portfolio of programs including direct client services, education, prevention, testing and advocacy. Programs and services are funded through Ryan White Part B, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), High Risk Youth and Adult (HRYA), Community HIV Testing (CHT) and the Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Resources and Linkages for Inmates (CHARLI) through the Virginia Department of Health, and the Ready to Respond initiative through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) along with a variety of community foundations and funders. Interns at ASG are engaged in unique learning experiences based on exploring the diverse roles that not-for-profit professionals play in the life and health of the communities we serve while gaining practical knowledge in the delivery of public health programming on the local level. Past interns have developed specific projects in Nonprofit Administration, Health Advocacy and Public Policy, Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis, Health Equity, Strategic Planning, Finance, Development, Health Education, Community Outreach and Behavioral Health.

For more information on ASG please visit: http://www.asgva.org/.