The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Social Science/Humanities Research Associate II

Hiring department Psychology
Monthly salary $2,900 - $3,416
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-03-13-01-4008
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

Will coordinate research study examining long-term outcomes of obesity and eating-disorder prevention interventions.

Essential Functions

Coordinate all aspects of longitudinal research study examining eating disorders and obesity prevention and treatment. Recruit research subjects. Schedule and conduct diagnostic interviews with research subjects. Handle confidential information with integrity and sensitivity. Ensure compliance with relevant governing bodies for the ethical conduct of research. Manage data collection, entry, cleaning, and reporting. Supervise and train undergraduate research assistants and part-time staff.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or related field. Two years of experience working in a research laboratory or mental health setting, preferably in Psychology or a related field. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or related field. More than two years of experience working in a research lab or mental health setting, preferably in Psychology or a related field. At least two years of data-management experience. Experience with interview assessment of research subjects. Research or clinical experience relating to eating disorders and/or obesity prevention and treatment. Experience working with young adults. Demonstrated ability to work with a team. Excellent communication skills. Ability to take initiative and exercise good judgment.

Working conditions

Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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