[PNWHEALTH] Research Associate Position in UW School of Social Work
margo at pnwhealth.com
Thu Dec 2 18:30:50 PST 2010
Organization: School of Social Work
Title: Research Associate
Search #: NN0218
The Innovative Programs Research Group (IPRG) <
http://depts.washington.edu/iprg/ > is an externally-funded entity within
the School of Social Work at the University of Washington. Funding from the
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Department of Defense (DOD)
is currently supporting studies in which psychosocial interventions are
being evaluated with adults and adolescents in randomized controlled trials.
A full-time position is currently available for a social/behavioral
scientist at IPRG. We seek a post-doctoral scholar able to take a lead on a
five-year NIDA-funded randomized clinical trial (The Teen Marijuana
Check-Up) evaluating methods for engaging adolescents who are heavy
marijuana users into intervention services and to promote change in
Responsibilities of the post-doctoral associate primarily center on project
direction, which would include supervision of research assistants and
counselors on the implementation of a randomized controlled trial;
development of project protocols and materials; direction of participant
recruitment, enrollment and retention; recruitment of school sites and
maintenance of relationships with schools; training and supervision of staff
members; management of project timeline; and data management, analysis and
dissemination. Opportunities for professional development through mentoring
of senior investigators, involvement in future collaborations, and
authorship on publications are available.
Salary is commensurate with NIH guidelines and applicant experience. A
comprehensive benefits package will also be provided.
* PhD in social work, psychology or closely related field with
excellent writing and analysis skills.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
* Experience with social scientific design.
* Knowledge and interest in motivational enhancement therapy and
treatment of addictions.
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
This position is currently funded through March 2015 with a possibility of
continued funding beyond that date.
Application materials should include a cover letter, current CV and names of
Please submit applications by January 15, 2011 to:
Mary Grembowski <mailto:mwg at u.washington.edu>
University of Washington
School of Social Work
4101 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
The University of Washington does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age,
marital status, disability or status as a disable veteran or Vietnam Era
veteran. The University of Washington is an affirmative action employer.
The School of Social Work strongly encourages applications from women and
ethnic minorities. EOE/AA Employer.
If you have a question about the details of this search / position please
contact the hiring unit directly. Thank you for your interest in this
position at the University of Washington.
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