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Join the HJF Team!
The Suicide Care, Prevention, and Research (CPR) Initiative at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology in Bethesda, Maryland is accepting applications from doctoral-level social science and/or public health researchers. The Research Scientist will serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team of investigators, clinicians, and graduate students, to examine topics pertaining to the treatment of individuals with suicidal thoughts and/or behaviors.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Applicants must have a doctorate in Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Psychology (Experimental, Clinical, Counseling, or Social), Social Work, or related field. Evidence of a strong research background as reflected by scholarly presentations and/or publications, a postdoctoral fellowship, as well as other work experience is highly desired.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of research design and methodology; skills in data analysis and interpretation; some experience in clinical or translational research. Specializations in military mental health, suicidology, and/or suicide prevention are desirable.
Minimum Experience: 1-2 years of postdoctoral research experience
Travel: Will require some travel to off-site locations
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: None.
Research assessment duties may be assigned to those candidates who hold a doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or Social Work.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Supervises junior staff
Work Environment: Suicide CPR Initiative, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Application review will begin immediately.
Please send the following via email to Dr. Marjan Holloway, Director, Suicide CPR Initiative, firstname.lastname@example.org: (1) cover letter to include career goals; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) name, position, and contact information for three academic/professional references. A writing sample may also be submitted. Please use the subject heading, “Research Scientist, USUHS”
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (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, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.