Assistant Research Personnel, Fall 2015 - Assistant Research Scientist Pool - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Assistant Research Scientist will be integrally involved in the administration of current research grants in the Center for the Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems at the University of Alabama. Central aspects of the position will include: 1) overseeing the coding of video-recorded Coping Power sessions to examine whether the intervention has protective effects on children exposed to natural-disaster related trauma; and 2) developing and submitting new grant applications. The position will also entail implementing preventive interventions (Coping Power, PATHS, Power PATH) with youth and their parents, training teachers to implement social-emotional curricula effectively, overseeing data collection and analysis, and preparing manuscripts on ongoing intervention trials in the center.

This position is not tenure-track and non-renewable.
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with specialty in Child Psychology. Previous experience is desired in assisting in the management of an active research project, in completing quantitative and qualitative assessments, in overseeing graduate and undergraduate students, and in preparing dissemination and funding proposal documents.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
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Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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