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Per Diem Research Assistant - Behavioral Health Counseling

Apply now Job no: 498465
Work type: Part-Time
Location: Center City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions

Job Summary

We are looking for a research assistant to work in the ACE and EXCEL Labs at Drexel University’s Department of Counseling and Family Therapy. The labs follow distinct lines of research, but frequently collaborate on projects as well. The ACE lab investigates the role of parenting in the development of social intelligence and emotion competence in children, while the EXCEL lab focuses on family-centered prevention, treatment, and recovery support for women with substance use disorders and their families. Shared interests of the labs center around examination of race- and gender-related discrimination and stress on families, parenting, and health outcomes, as well as therapist training and development.

The position will be based in Philadelphia, at Drexel University’s Department of Counseling and Family Therapy. This position is well suited for someone who is looking to gain research experience for graduate programs in psychology, family therapy, and related fields.

Essential Functions

Creating surveys, cleaning and analyzing data, management of databases, recruiting and communicating with study participants, conducting qualitative assessments, working with the IRB to approve new studies and amend preexisting projects, managing volunteers in the lab, and helping with grants and manuscripts.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Psychology, Social Work, or related field
  • A minimum of 1 year experience

Preferred Qualifications

- Background and interest in clinical research, research experience in an academic or mental health setting is preferred

- Good interpersonal skills, proficiency with survey platforms (REDCap & Qualtrics), data cleaning, analysis, and management (SPSS), organizational skills

Physical Demands

Typically sitting at a desk/table

Job Location

Center City – Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This is a temporary part-time, non-exempt hourly paid position that will be paid bi-weekly, and does not qualify for benefits.

This position is supported fully or partially by external funds; continuation of employment is contingent on receipt of those external funds.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applications will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

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