June 4, 2014

UYTC Research Assistants

The Urban Youth Trauma Center (UYTC) in the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has immediate openings for either full-time or part-time research assistant positions in community-based dissemination and implementation science focused on trauma-informed violence prevention/intervention with co-occurring substance abuse and disruptive behavior disorders. 

UYTC is a member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) with federal, local, and foundation funding and related activities. 

The UYTC research assistant positions will be up to a one-year position (renewable after the first year contingent upon satisfactory performance review) with responsibilities that include the following primary tasks:
  • Participation in manualized protocol/treatment trainings for professional providers and community members
  • Participation in collaboration and consultation with partnering agencies and professionals
  • Contribution to database development, management, and analysis
  • Contribution to IRB submissions and amendments
  • Contribution to formal written reports for funding agencies
  • Opportunity for participation in selected peer-reviewed journal manuscripts and scholarly conferences under faculty supervision

  • Bachelor’s Degree completed or in progress in Psychology or a related social science
  • Interest in urban youth and families
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in team setting

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