A Research Associate position is available in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Michigan State University to assist with a large project supported by the Michigan Health Endowment Fund. The two-year study will evaluate depression outcomes among perinatal women following the implementation of the collaborative care model in health clinics across mid-Michigan. The research associate will work primarily with principle investigator Andrea K. Wittenborn, as well as the research team composed of scholars and practitioners at multiple universities and medical settings, on all aspects of the research process: data collection in medical settings, statistical analyses, dissemination through publications and presentations, and development of grant applications. The position begins in Fall 2019 and renews yearly for up to two years.
Doctorate -PhD in relevant discipline
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (e.g., couple and family therapy, human development and family studies, psychology, social work, or similar) or expect to complete their Ph.D. within 9 months of the date of hire.
To be competitive for the position, the applicant must have demonstrable expertise in clinical research for common mental health problems such as depression.
The applicant must have a record of research productivity through publications and presentations.
Additional consideration will be given for expertise in collaborative care or the application of advanced statistical methods.
Applicants should be able to work both independently and as a collaborative team member.
Required Application Materials
Interested applicants should submit the following materials via the online MSU job portal (careers.msu.edu):
(1) a cover letter detailing the applicant’s research interests and fit with the position,
(2) curriculum vitae,
(3) scholarly writing sample, and
(4) names and contact information for three references.
Applications from individuals with disabilities and minorities are encouraged.
Inquiries regarding this position should be sent to Dr. Andrea K. Wittenborn (email@example.com).
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