Job Posting for Quantitative Research Psychologist
The Henry Jackson Foundation is seeking a Quantitative Research Psychologist to work with the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) in Bethesda, MD, in affiliation with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). We are seeking your assistance, and ask that you forward the attached job description to a possible candidate who you believe may be a good fit for this position (please see the attached job description). Applications for this position are being accepted on the following web page: http://careers.hjf.org/psc/eapp/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRS.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&TargetFrameName=None
The incumbent will provide research and statistical support to the Child and Family Program. Projects include large-scale, mixed-methods, multi-site, longitudinal studies. Some examples of current projects are: clinical trials of an intervention for families of combat-injured service members, a study of bereavement in military families, validation of a newly-created grief instrument, and a study of child neglect in the U.S. Army.
1) Provide guidance to the Project PI in appropriate research design and study methodology
2) Perform multilevel and longitudinal modeling, various regression techniques and other appropriate techniques for large-scale, mixed-methods, multi-site, longitudinal studies
3) Design, develop, maintain and manipulate databases;
4) Provide relevant statistical and project status reports.
5) Write Method (analysis plan) and Results sections for scientific reports/papers, grant reports and other scholarly papers.
The highly-qualified candidate will possess the following skills and knowledge:
Required Knowledge: Proficiency using SAS or SPSS, including programming and use of statistical procedures; other programs necessary for conducting analyses as appropriate (e.g., STATA, MPlus, R, HLM, LISERL); experience in data management, statistical analysis of longitudinal or repeated measurement data; ability to communicate effectively.
Preferred Knowledge: Interest in working with social science constructs. Familiarity with military medical system.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Master's degree in Statistics, Measurement, Quantitative Psychology, Psychology or related field (Ph.D. preferred).
Minimum Experience: Master's degree with 4-6 years of research-related experience or PhD with 3 to 5 years of research-related experience.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of sitting.
Work Environment: Office environment
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.