Research Assistant, Project AIM

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DePaul University

Job Identification: 75
Locations: , , , ,
Job Schedule: Part time
Job Category: Research & Program Admin

Multicultural Statement
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us.

General Summary
The Culture and Evidence-Based Practice lab is seeking a part-time research assistant for project AIM, which is a study focusing on the dissemination of a program that teaches coping skills to combat adolescent depression in school settings. The goal of the project is to train providers and evaluate the program's effectiveness with low income, predominantly Latino and African American youth. Spanish speaking candidates are encouraged to apply. Pleaste note, this position is funded by an external grant source. If the grant terminates for any reason, if grant funding is lost or reduced for any reason, or if the budgetary needs for fulfilling the grant requirements change, your employment with the University will be immediately discontinued.

We will be hiring multiple candidates in this role. Please do not be discouraged from applying if the position has been open for an extended period of time.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Conducts interviews of research participants, which includes diagnostic assessments of adolescents.
  • Supports therapists delivering the intervention.
  • Recruits and schedules participants.
  • Data entry and dataset management.
  • Helps prepare materials for interviews and therapy sessions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's or higher in Psychology or a related field.


Preferred Experience/Skills

  • Bilingual candidates who can speak Spanish fluently are encouraged to apply and highly desired in this role.


Title IX Contact Information
Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities. At DePaul University, the Title IX Coordinator is Kathryn Statz. Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or [email protected]

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.


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Posted: 4/9/2021
Application Due: 6/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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