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The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington is the third largest department within the School of Medicine with 285 full-time faculty members, 515 clinical faculty members, and over 200 staff. Department faculty provide clinical services in 5 hospitals, 14 primary care locations, and several outpatient sites in addition to telepsychiatry consultations to more than 150 clinics in Washington and beyond. As the only academic Psychiatry department serving the five state WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho), the Department's highly competitive residency training programs in Psychiatry and Psychology train the next generation of Mental Health Professionals and Researchers. The Department's robust research portfolio totals about $30 million in grants and contracts per year for projects ranging from basic and clinical neurosciences to treatment development, health services research, and population health. The Department is recognized as an international leader in developing, testing, and implementing Collaborative Care, an integrated care model increasingly seen as a solution for population-based mental health care. Other areas of excellence include Addictions, Autism, Services for High Risk Youth, Neurosciences, and Trauma. The Department is also developing innovative new programs in Technology and Mental Health, Global Mental Health, Maternal and Child Mental Health, and Targeted Intervention Development.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences currently has an outstanding opportunity for a RESEARCH STUDY ASSISTANT.
Under the direction of the Director of the School Mental Health Assessment, Research, and Training (SMART) Center and Program Director, the Research Study Assistant assists with data collection and data management, participates in both qualitative and quantitative data analysis; interfaces with consumers, clinicians and students in school and community settings; and assists with other study-related tasks.
Conduct informed consent and research interviews with research participants of all ages; in person and via telephone or computer;
Participate in systematic reviews of health information technologies, specifically those designed to facilitate high-quality clinical service delivery.
Interview health information technology developers about their products.
Conduct qualitative content analysis as member of a qualitative coding team.
Maintain confidentiality of study information;
Transcribe and code audiotapes for use in qualitative studies;
Assist with data cleaning, entry, and management; data analysis and preparation of data for presentations.
Assist with tracking, purchasing of supplies, reimbursements.
Assist literature review, summary, and retrieval of scientific articles; scheduling and perform other study-related duties as required. Maintain EndNote library.
Two years of college-level course work in psychology, public health, education or social science or a relevant academic area AND one year of appropriate experience.
OR equivalent education/experience.
Experience working with adolescents and families from diverse ethnic backgrounds.
Experience conducting literature searches; familiarity with APA formatting.
Background in digital computer technologies.
Ability to effectively communicate in person and on the phone with study participants and community partners.
Knowledge of software applications including proficiency using MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel & Access).
Experience with EndNote; SPSS ; R and/ Qualtrics
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Condition of Employment:
Appointment of the successful candidate to this position may be made contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of a criminal conviction history check .
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.