The Family Translational Research Group (FTRG) at New York University is looking for talented, hard-working people with a passion for understanding and preventing family violence to join our team. FTRG conducts cutting edge clinical psychology research on a wide variety of on topics ranging from defining maltreatment in ways that can be reliably used by field workers, to determining how couples' conflict dynamics relate to violence, to examining the effects of family violence on children's psychological and physical functioning, to furthering our understanding of risk and protective factors for child maltreatment and partner abuse. Our research group uses the full spectrum of research methods — from intensive behavior observation tools to epidemiological surveys.
The FTRG typically has least 8-10 active federally-funded projects. The group includes several Ph.D. level psychologists and social workers, masters level researchers and counselors, and bachelor level research staff. The FTRG is co-directed by Dr. Amy M. Smith Slep and Dr. Richard E. Heyman. For more information about our group, go to www.ftrgroup.org.
We are looking for individuals to assist with and collaborate on ongoing and upcoming projects. People who join our team can expect great research experience, and, depending on skills and interests, opportunities for publications and grant writing. Individuals with a variety of education and experiences are welcome. If you are excited by the possibility of doing innovative research on family violence in a team environment, we hope you will join us. To that end, we are actively searching for a Junior Research Scientist (Project Manager Role).
NYU offers excellent benefits. Salary and title will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will liaise with research partners and external collaborators, manage staff, oversee data collection, develop tracking and management systems, and supervise undergraduate research assistants. Ideal candidates have experience with and expertise in writing, supervising students and staff, and constructing formal communication with research partners. Experience with observational or qualitative coding is strongly preferred.
Skills and Experience
Candidate must have research experience, preferably strong skills needed for project management experience. The incumbent will work on a number of projects, including significant involvement in a project manager role. These projects may involve military populations; experience with military families and systems is a strength. Strong interpersonal skills are a necessity. Experience with literature reviews is strongly preferred. At least 1 year of experience with data management
B.S. or B.A. in psychology, statistics, or related field (required)
M.A. in psychology, statistics, or related field or MSW (preferred)
Interested applicants must apply through Interfolio and submit a brief statement of research interest / cover letter, a CV and contact information for at least three references.
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