As one of the nation's top schools of social work, Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education, research, and evidence-based practice to advance social justice and to solve the most pressing societal problems of the 21 st century.
The BUSSW and CISWH currently invites applications for the Project Director to help lead and to coordinate a five-year NIH funded study with the goals of reducing health inequity related to poor mental health among marginalized populations by utilizing intervention science. This study will be conducted at the Boston Medical Center and at the Center for Innovation in Social Work, Boston University. The study may include another site in Western Massachusetts so some travel is required. The Project Director will join a team of researchers at the Boston University Schools of Social Work, BU School of Public Health, and the Sargent College of Rehabilitation who are experienced in randomized clinical efficacy and effectiveness trials.
The Project Director is responsible for overseeing the study conduct at the Boston Medical Center and its affiliated site and coordinating work at the CISWH. Responsibilities will include supervising study staff, communicating with the research team and with study site personnel and with overseeing clinical training and treatment fidelity monitoring. The Project Director will be responsible for overseeing data collection, data management issues, and procedures to secure the integrity and confidentiality of the data and coordination of the Data Safety Monitoring Board. Other responsibilities include communications on progress reports to the IRB and to the NIH. The Project Director will participate in weekly scientific meetings with the Principal Investigator and will assist with the preparation of conference materials.
3-5 years of direct experience with clinical trials research on substance use or mental health
Ability to travel between sites
Skills at using SPSS/STATA and Redcap
At BUSSW, we believe that diversity in the race, gender, sexual orientation, and other backgrounds of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction of our academic and research programs. We are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to social justice and to ensuring that BU is inclusive, equitable, and a place where all constituents can thrive.
Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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