Extension Contingency Notes
Position is full-time calendar year, limited to 01/30/2023 with anticipated renewal.
Job Description Summary
Engage in scholarly activities (e.g., publications); receive mentorship (e.g., grant-writing); and direct projects in health services, clinical outcome studies and implementation science with focus on substance use, mental health and health broadly defined in high-risk social service, forensic and intensive outpatient settings serving adults and youth.
Duties and Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Direct ongoing NIH and SAMHSA funded projects studying implementation of evidence-based practices in high need, under-served settings (e.g., correctional, community mental health) targeting risky sexual behaviors, substance use, crime, mental health symptoms, wellness.
- Writing reports for funders, agency partners with support from research staff.
- Oversee research staff activities.
- Interact with other URI Departments as appropriate, State agencies, local health centers and universities on multidisciplinary teams.
Engage in scholarly activities with opportunities including:
o Leading/ assisting with publications
o Training in and assisting with grant writing
o Data analysis and teaching
o Mentoring and supervising graduate students in different research related activities.
o Developing own active research program under mentorship
o Interacting with national investigators
o Conference travel
1. Doctoral degree in Psychology (PhD/PsyD) from an APA accredited program or PhD in
behavioral sciences or related field at time of appointment.
2. A background in behavioral clinical interventions.
3. Demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills.
4. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.
5. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.
1. Experience in coordinating operations of grants with support from research staff.
2. Experience in training and/ or supervising clinical staff.
3. Prior experience in NIH-funded research.
4. Expertise in motivational interviewing and/ or cognitive behavior therapy.
5. Strong interest in publications and NIH-funded career-development.
6. Creative, able to think critically, hard-working, works independently and as part of a team.
7. Genuinely excited about implementation and clinical intervention research broadly defined.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.