Quantitative Psychologist (Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress)

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Updated: October 22, 2019
Job ID: 213454
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Quantitative Research Psychologist for the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to CSTS.

CSTS is one of the nation’s oldest and most highly regarded, academic-based organizations dedicated to advancing trauma-informed knowledge, leadership and methodologies. The Center’s work addresses a wide scope of trauma exposure from the consequences of combat, operations other than war, terrorism, natural and human-made disasters, and public health threats. CSTS is a part of our nation’s federal medical school, Uniformed Services University (USU), and its Department of Psychiatry, as well as a partnering center of the newly established Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury. These affiliations represent the Center’s history, mission and future directions as a major contributor to our country’s understanding of the impact of trauma and the advancement of trauma-informed care.


  1. Perform behavioral science research and data analysis and interpretation involving surveys and interviews.
  2. Analyze data and write reports based on data analyses.
  3. Contribute to writing manuscripts for publication and preparation of grant applications.
  4. Preparation of descriptions of research for approval by university and other authorities.
  5. Experience with management of human use compliance issues for research projects.
  6. Research coordination.
  7. Write summaries based on research literature.
  8. Develops program progress and other reports.
  9. Excellent presentation, writing, interpersonal, and team skills.
  10. All other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Ability to conduct independent analysis of data using SAS or other software programs. Familiarity with the Army structure and functions.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:  Doctoral degree in Psychology. Military experience strongly desired.

Minimum Experience:  2 to 4 years related experience.

Physical Capabilities:  Walking, standing, and sitting.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls:  Supervise and assist research assistants and other staff.

Background Requirements: US Citizenship required; must be able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (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.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief of Human Resources Officer.