June 26, 2014

Research Manager, Harvard Department of Psychology

[Start date: Available July-August, 2014]
Applications are invited for a Research Manager, to work with Professor John Weisz in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. The research includes:
  • Randomized trials testing psychotherapies for children and adolescents, encompassing anxiety, depression, and conduct-related problems and disorders.
  • Research testing various methods of implementing and disseminating youth psychotherapies in clinic and school contexts. 
  • Development and evaluation of web-based systems for monitoring youth response to treatment, with feedback used to guide therapists. 
  • Meta-analyses of youth psychotherapy outcome research.
Strong applicants will have:
  • Doctorate in psychology or closely-related field
  • Substantial experience conducting research in psychology or a related field
  • Substantial experience with research management and/or project direction
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, and attention to detail
This position involves research coordination, supervision, and oversight and collaboration with an active research team at Harvard University under the mentorship of PI John Weisz. Research Manager activities may include management and oversight of research projects and daily lab operations; communication with funders and research partners; initiation and monitoring of study IRB applications, modifications, and continuing reviews; assistance with hiring; supervision of project staff; and study budget management. Data from previous and current studies and meta-analyses provide opportunities for collaboration and publication. The stipend and benefits are quite competitive.
Interested applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) names and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Lauren Krumholz, Lab Director, at lkrumholz@fas.harvard.edu. In your message, please cc John Weisz (john_weisz@harvard.edu).

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