Research Scientist

Stony Brook, NY
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Research Scientist-1602129

Required Qualification: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)

Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. License to practice psychology in New York State or New York State license eligible. Three (3) years of research experience with empirical supported treatments for stress, anxiety and depression, of which at least one year of experience is following attainment of a doctoral degree. Minimum of one first-authored publication.

Preferred Qualification:

Experience with grant writing, treatment outcome research. CBT and mind body treatment modalities.

Brief Description of Duties:
The Mind Body Clinical Research Center (MB-CRC) in the Department of Psychiatry at Stony Brook University seeks a full-time Research Scientist to provide clinical services and conduct research as part of our team. The mission of the MB-CRC is to improve the mental and physical health of individuals and communities managing chronic health conditions through providing holistic clinical services, conducting basic and applied cutting-edge research, and training tomorrow's clinical research leaders. The Research Scientist will be expected to split their time between clinical and research related activities.

  • Providing individual and group psychotherapy
  • Data Analyses/Manuscript Preparation/Grant Writing
  • Aiding in the implementation of research projects
  • Conducting mental/behavioral health initial evaluations
  • Maintaining documentation in the EMR
  • Providing mental/behavioral health skills-based workshops/seminars
  • Supervising Staff and Trainees
  • Other duties as assigned

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at

About Stony Brook:

Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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Official Job Title: Research Scientist
Job Field: Research Professional / Technical
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Psychiatry-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Variable flexible, M-F, some nights and weekendsPsychiatry-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: May 17, 2017
Posting End Date: May 31, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: $54,000 - $70,000 CWE
Salary Grade: E89


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