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Sep 11, 2017

Faculty Research Assistant position! Great opportunity for recent grad looking for more resarch experience!

Faculty Research Assistant Position
Dr. Jessica Magidson
Full Position Description HERE

Description: 
The Faculty (Research) Assistant will be charged with coordinating two projects focused on examining the efficacy of peer recovery coaches in primary care settings, one in Cape Town, South
Africa, and one in Baltimore, MD. Research assistant responsibilities will include coordinating data collections, conducting preliminary data analyses and ensuring the fidelity of study protocol implementation.




Responsibilities:
-Coordinate data collection
-Enter and clean data
-Assist in developing study protocols
-Manage IRB submissions

Qualifications:
-Strong organizational skills
-Familiarity with common statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, etc.)
-BA/BS in social sciences or related field
-Prior research with diverse populations

How To Apply:
Interested applicants should send their CV, a cover letter (describing research interests and how prior experiences and skill set meet the above requirements), transcript with relevant coursework (unofficial is allowable), and contact information for 2 - 3 references to Drs. Jessica Magidson (jmagidso@umd.edu) and Julia Felton (jfelton1@umd.edu) with the subject line "Global Mental Health and Addiction RA position." Please indicate in your cover letter when you would be able to start this position (January 2018 is preferred, however highly qualified applicants who are not available until Spring 2018 are encouraged to apply). Applications are being reviewed immediately. Deadline is rolling until the position has been filled.