Join the HJF Team!
The Suicide Care, Prevention, and Research Initiative (Suicide CPR Initiative) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology in Bethesda, Maryland is accepting applications for a full-time Research Psychologist. The Research Psychologist will serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team of investigators, clinicians, and graduate students, to examine topics pertaining to suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention as well as military mental health. A background in Clinical Psychology is highly preferred.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Applicants must have a doctorate in 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.
Minimum Experience: 0-2 years of postdoctoral research experience
Travel: Will require some travel to off-site locations
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Clinical care 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
Background: Eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC); eligibility to obtain and hold a Public Trust background.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
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 Chief Human Resources Officer.