Posting Number: S004533
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
Department: Psychological, Health, and Learning Sciences
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides expertise in support of research projects in social science, behavioral science, or humanities, including psychology, sociology, education, etc.
Performs advanced testing procedures, data collection, and analysis. Prepares reports. May work with human subjects and contribute to grant proposal development.
Ensures experiments are performed according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in procedure, processes, or experimental design. May prepare and/or edit research papers, proposals and reports.
Understands and applies broad theoretical concepts. Develops understanding of relationships among differing fields of specialization. Develops leadership and management skills.
Assignments are difficult and broad requiring originality and ingenuity. May be assisted by lower level personnel.
Receives minimal supervision conferring with higher levels only in usual situations.
Requires a Bachelor's Degree with 3 years experience.
Additional Posting Information:
This appointment will be dedicated to a state funded (Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, PP160081) grant entitled "Statewide Dissemination of the Taking Texas Tobacco-free Workplace Program," which entails the dissemination and implementation of a multi-component tobacco-free workplace program to agencies serving individuals with behavioral health needs across the state.
Dr. Lorraine R. Reitzel is the primary investigator on this study and will serve as the Researcher II supervisor. This Researcher II will assist with overall project coordination; training clinicians on tobacco cessation interventions, including Motivational Interviewing; conducting qualitative interviews with community stakeholders; and other assorted aspects of project implementation and evaluation, including the development and maintenance of a project website. Occasional travel to behavioral health agencies within Texas is required for this position.
A master's degree in any applied social or behavioral science (e.g., Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychology, or Social Work) is preferred.
Strong written and oral communication skills are necessary.
Experience with research project coordination is preferred.
Experience with website development and maintenance is preferred.
The following documents are required:A cover letter describing your (a) clinical training and experience, (b) research or project coordination training and experience, and © any experience with website design, development, or evaluation (as/if applicable).Curriculum vitae.The names of three professional contacts who could provide letters of recommendation.
The University of Houston is a Tobacco free campus.