Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Illinois: Chicago
Productively carries out self-directed research.
Provides scientific and intellectual leadership to our portfolio of projects applying behavioral science to improve social conditions.
Contributes to a major new project to better understand the mechanisms of action behind âœcognitive behavioral therapy.â
Supports the larger intellectual community of the Crime Lab by interacting with Crime Lab research staff and senior faculty members at the University of Chicago and elsewhere.
Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Contributes to facilitating and promoting a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
Leads the contributions to scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
Performs other related work as needed.
Ph.D. in psychology or related field. Applicants who will receive their Ph.D. by Fall 2021 will be considered.
Strong background in behavioral science.
Track record of publishing research.
Prior research in public policy is a bonus.
Advanced knowledge of behavioral science.Â
Strong interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present data in a simple and straightforward way for non-technical audiences.
Strong attention to detail with superb analytical and organization skills.
Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods.
Work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
Sound critical thinking skills.
Knowledge of content areas â“ Crime and Education.
Cover letter (required)
1-2 research papers, working papers and drafts are acceptable (required)
References Contact Information (required)
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