Research Assistant 2
Research Assistant 2
Search #: 494811
Work type: Full-time
Location: School Of Social Work
The Performance Improvement Center (PIC) in the UConn School of Social Work and Department Of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) Research Division are seeking a Research Assistant 2 (RA 2). Under the supervision of the project directors, the RA 2 will carry out data collection, analysis, and reporting related to child welfare, substance abuse and related research activities. Currently, PIC works with the Department of Children and Families evaluating the differential response program and a community maltreatment prevention program. The DMHAS Research Division conducts program evaluations and cost effectiveness studies and investigates many issues of policy relevance in the mental health and addictions fields, including supportive housing, mental health and addictions among criminal justice-involved populations, trauma interventions, and implementation of evidence-based practices. Both groups produce relevant and timely research on their topics.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This is a full-time, 12-month position based on available funding and subject to annual renewal. Salary will be commensurate with successful candidate's background and experience. Screening of applications will begin immediately. The University offers outstanding medical and retirement benefits.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #494811 and upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on October 29, 2020.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at: http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp .
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
Advertised: Oct 15 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Oct 29 2020 Eastern Daylight Time