Community Psychiatry PRIDE is a dissemination and implementation psychiatry research center that focuses on reducing disparities in mental health in the communities across Massachusetts (PI and Director: Luana Marques, PhD). The overarching mission of Community Psychiatry PRIDE is to bridge the gap between science and practice by bringing evidence-based treatments (EBTs) to communities. Specifically, the program is designed to study the process by which EBTs can be effectively disseminated to community organizations, which in turn leads to increased access and quality of care across a wide range of psychiatric disorders. The Clinical Research Coordinator I will be responsible for managing research studies related to the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based treatments in low-income, diverse settings.
The anticipated start date for the Clinical Research Coordinator is July 1, 2018.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assisting with the coordination of study visits, trainings, and implementation efforts.
- Monitoring new research and data and incorporating into scientific manuscripts.
- Assistance with associated dissemination activities for current studies.
- Overseeing daily activities of undergraduate research assistants, co-ops, and other volunteers.
- Educating staff as new projects are launched, preparedness to speak and explain projects in a meeting setting.
- Acting as a general resource for staff.
- Maintaining and overseeing regulatory documentation for research studies
- Preparing, submitting and monitoring IRB proposals.
- Responsible for assisting with overseeing the day-to-day activities of volunteers and undergraduate research assistants.
- Candidates must have received a Bachelor’s degree (required), preferably in psychology.
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
- Careful attention to details.
- Good organizational skills.
- Ability to work independently and self-manage time.
- Excellent command of the English language.
- High degree of motivation.
- Several months experience with SPSS or other similar software.
- Knowledge of the research process.
- Demonstrated leadership skills.
- Excellent communication skills both orally and written to provide the appropriate level of advocacy for funds and grant applications.
- Ability to proactively identify issues/projects and initiate plans to address them.
- Demonstrated forthrightness and integrity. Ability to develop a common vision for diverse constituents, communicates effectively, and takes ownership and responsibility for activities.
- High proficiency in Spanish strongly preferred (reading, writing, and speaking; level C1 or C2 of the Common European Framework).
To apply, please send your resume/CV, a cover letter, and a copy of your unofficial transcript to Kaylie Patrick by November 17. Initial interviews will be held November 27 – December 15.