Stanford University is seeking a Social Science Research Professional 3 to help develop and expand an existing successful research program in behavioral health services and implementation research. This individual will play a key role in grantsmanship, including coordinating partnerships from geographically dispersed systems and academic institutions, and in assembling and writing NIH grant application and summaries of research findings for a scientific and lay audience. Because this is large-scale, community and systems based research, a demonstrated commitment to and experience in public health, health care disparities and improving access to effective care is paramount. Mentorship and supervision of graduate students in epidemiology, health services and implementation research, is a feature of this position.
Assist principal investigators with designing experiments constituting a phase of a research project for which precedents are few; conduct experiments that may involve coordinating a complex experimental protocol.
Independently identify/modify standard procedures based on judgment concerning the general goals of a project; select approaches in developing, testing, and evaluating new methods.
Lead and participate in multidisciplinary teams from geographically dispersed systems and institutions, and levels of disciplines
Present ongoing work and findings to colleagues at academic conferences, including paper presentations and panel/symposium chair
Collaborate with the principal investigator to design a research approach of a project and/or integrate results of the entire project.
Complete project-related administrative and budgetary responsibilities
Formally supervise and mentor graduate students in health services and implementation research
Scientific writing, such as NIH grant applications and journal articles
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Doctoral degree in an applicable social science related field and five years of pre or post doc experience on NIH research grantsfrom development to execution, within a content area of behavioral health services (addiction and/or mental health) and implementation research.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Graduate degree in an applicable social science related field and five years of applicable experience, or combination of education and experience in an applicable social science.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Expert level knowledge and skills in field of science related to research project.
General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work with human study participants.
Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Occasionally stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, writing by hand, and sort/file paperwork or parts.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May be exposed to blood borne pathogens.
May be required to work non-standard, extended or weekend hours in support of research work.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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