Research Associate (Part Time)

Job description

The Dental Anxiety research group at Temple University is seeking candidates for a part-time (20 hr/wk) Research Associate who will provide support for a clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of an online cognitive-behavioral intervention for dental anxiety (funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research).  Specific duties will include administration of the online intervention and conduct of baseline and follow-up diagnostic assessments. Additional duties may include ratings of diagnostic reliability and adherence to protocol; and distribution of e-gift cards to study participants. Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field and at least 2 years’ experience in human subject research. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 


Required Skills & Abilities:

* Must possess excellent clinical skills and interest in conducting research as part of an interdisciplinary team.

* Must have knowledge and skills in cognitive behavioral therapy

* Must have strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

* Strong organizational, administrative, and time management skills with strong attention to detail.

* Must have sound judgments with the ability to make independent decision.

* Ability to work with others as part of a collaborative research team.



* Master’s degree in Psychology or related field

* A background in cognitive-behavioral therapy and treatment of anxiety disorders

* Experience with anxiety related research


This is a grant funded position.


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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.


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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)-Kornberg School Of Dentistry
Job: Staff
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular




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Job No:
Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 9/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time