Assistant Project Scientist - Risk-Resilience Research - School of Social Welfare
University of California Berkeley
September 5, 2018
Open date: August 29th, 2018
Last review date:September 14th, 2018 Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 1st, 2018 Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Risk-Resilience Research (RRR) is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time (100%) position of Assistant Project Scientist. This is a one-year Assistant Project Scientist (3394) position, with the possibility of renewal based on funding and performance. The expected start date is September 2018.
The RRR provides strive to conduct rigorous research that informs efforts to prevent violence and improve the lives of people at-risk. We focus on people with emotional problems who are at risk for criminal behavior and justice system involvement. Broadly, our studies are designed to help identify these people (Who is at risk?), understand the factors that promote and prevent violence (What is the problem?), and inform efforts to reduce risk (How should we intervene?). Our results often challenge assumptions about the nature of the problem and suggest innovative strategies for prevention, intervention, and justice. This position will assume an important leadership role on the project team.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under supervision of PI, coordinate data collection: maintain participant tracking databases; generate reports; ensure timely recruitment and good retention rates; monitor reliability and validity of data; work with IRB to maintain approval; help obtain, clean, and process treatment and arrest records at end of study. This position will also have the responsibilities of lead interview, and management of the RRR lab.
Assist PI with staff: hire, schedule, supervise and evaluate staff who collect data in two sites (in San Francisco and Sonoma), including ongoing checks on staff reliability and adherence to position requirements and communication and collaboration with research site personnel. Direct data collection at the San Francisco site (recruitment; assessment; retention).
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (required at time of application):
PhD or equivalent international degree at the time of application
At least one year of experience in academic research environment
At least one year of experience supervising data collection and/or research teams
At least one year of experience maintaining IRB protocols
At least one year of experience working with participants with serious mental illness
SALARY: $57,400 - $74,200 per annum, based upon experience and qualifications. UC Berkeley offers excellent benefits packages as well as a number of policies and programs in to support employees as they balance work and family.
All interested applicants should apply at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01849. For information about the position or application process, please contact Denise Schiller at email@example.com. A complete application will include 1) Your most recently updated resume or CV 2) cover letter 3) writing sample, and 4) the contact information for three references. Applicants will be responsible for entering their references' contact information through the online application system. Letters of reference will only be solicited for finalists.
Position is open until filled.
All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
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Berkeley is a Family Responsive Institution. UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family. Berkeley Seeks to Advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The School is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC Berkeley through their work.
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