Join the HJF Team!
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation is seeking a Research Social Worker to support the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS), Psychiatry Department, working on site at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CSTS.
The Department has active research programs in the Basic and Clinical Sciences and Neurosciences. In addition to intramural research projects, the Department maintains active research funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Drug Abuse, National Science Foundation, the Department of the Army and the Department of the Air Force. The department has ongoing collaborations with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, is sponsor of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, and provides psychiatry residency training through its affiliations with Walter Reed Army Medical Center, National Naval Medical Center and Malcolm Grow Air Force Medical Center and the National Capital Area Graduate Medical Education Consortium.
DSW/PhD/DrPH with research and program management skills, interested in family violence (e.g., child neglect, child maltreatment, spouse abuse) and other areas related to stress and trauma outcomes. The Research Social Worker will provide administrative oversight to the Army's Family Advocacy Program, and will be responsible for contributing to scientific research and program management support.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Substantial knowledge of appropriate scientific areas; ability to analyze and interpret data; experience writing manuscripts for publication in professional journals or books, writing scientific grant protocols, and writing and presenting papers at professional meetings and conferences. Knowledge of SAS or SPSS statistical programming. Military experience required. Familiarity with Army structure and functions desired.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Doctoral degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or related field
Minimum Experience: 2-6 years of experience in related field.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting. Lifting office materials.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Provides guidance to Research Assistants, Postdocs, and Fellows
Work Environment: Research office with computers and support staff. Field data collection, including military and civilian environments, and military installations and hospitals.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.