Research Assistant/Technician Opportunity in Military Trauma, Stress, and Loss | Boston VA Healthcare System

Boston VA Healthcare System is seeking a research assistant/technician to work under the direction of Brett Litz, Ph.D. Dr. Litz’s lab is a very active and dynamic setting, allowing for involvement in many studies and initiatives related to the prevention and treatment of PTSD in service members and veterans, and the study of risk and protective factors in response to loss, trauma, and moral injury. Responsibilities include assisting Dr. Litz and the project directors in his lab with various research functions including data management and organization, grant administration, literature reviews, and administrative tasks in support of lab projects. Opportunities for authorship on presentations and/or publications are available. Mentorship by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows is provided. Salary is highly competitive and benefits are available.

Requirements: A BA/BS in psychology or related discipline and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Fluency with statistical software and prior laboratory research experience is preferred. Anticipated start: June 2018. Duration: 2 years (a second year is secured after a successful first year review), with possibility of additional extensions.

Inquiries: Resume/CV with accompanying cover letter describing research interests and career goals should be sent to Jessica Carney at Jessica.Carney@va.gov. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will be reviewed until the position is filled or by April 1st at the latest.

For further information, you may also email: Julie Yeterian, Ph.D. at

Julie.Yeterian@va.gov.