Research Assistant Position for Suicide Prevention Studies at Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital

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Research Assistant Position for Suicide Prevention Studies at Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital

Anxiety Disorders Center
PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH ASSISTANT: The Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital is seeking a full-time Research Assistant to coordinate projects in psychological and psychiatric research. Primary responsibilities will be on a study investigating the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy for suicide prevention. Other project coordination may involve studies investigating treatment mechanisms and outcomes for anxiety and related disorders. Duties will include participant recruitment, collecting study data, and database management. Some of these duties will involve meeting with study participants on an inpatient unit. Other responsibilities may include assistance with grant preparation and article writing, preparation of study materials, and data analysis. The research assistant will have opportunities to co-author scientific papers and journal articles.

Qualifications include a BA/BS in psychology or related field, including coursework in research methods and/or statistics. An advanced degree beyond the BA/BS is not needed.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a conscientious work style and strong interpersonal skills. This is an excellent entry-level position for a college graduate who is interested in gaining additional research experience before going on to graduate study.

Anticipated start date is in May 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please e-mail cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae to: Gretchen J. Diefenbach, Ph.D., The Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital at Gretchen.Diefenbach@hhchealth.org.