Candidate must bring a research program of regional and national distinction to the Institute.
Writing grants and obtaining extra-mural funding is an integral part of the position. The flexibility to pursue research in areas of interest is available.
Candidate must secure funding from government agencies, foundations, industry and individuals in the areas of behavioral health research and program evaluation.
Oversee the day-to-day operations of grants obtained, including budgeting and allocation of resources. Assist senior staff and mentor junior faculty.
Ph.D.in Psychology or related field
A proven track record of an integrative, innovative and creative approach to research concerning mental health issues.
A history of success in raising funds from a variety of sources (NIH, NIMH, CDC, Foundations, etc. preferred).
Comfortable in a self-sustaining, soft money environment.
A collaborator who is an effective relationship builder.
A strong coach and mentor who is capable of training junior faculty and encouraging the development of non-faculty colleagues.
Strong people leadership and project management experience including project prioritization, strategic development, and the leading of a culturally diverse research program.
Expectations and Job Performance Measurement: It is expected that the Research Associate Professor will perform the duties described above. Job performance will be measured by the quality of the work performed and timeliness of work completion. Annual reviews will be completed by the Director of MIMH.
Reporting Lines: The Research Associate Professor will report directly to Dr. Rob Paul, Director of MIMH.
Terms of Employment: Full-time, twelve-month renewable contract.
Guidelines: The Collected Rule and Regulations of the University of Missouri System.
Physical Demands and Work Environment: No extraordinary physical demands; position requires use a computer to analyze data, communicate with clients and write reports; some travel will be involved.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.
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