November 11, 2014

Research Assistant / Project Coordinator for Culture and Evidence-Based Practice Lab

The Culture and Evidence-Based Practice lab (see housed at the Department of Psychology at DePaul University (Chicago, IL) is seeking a research assistant/project coordinator for Project ASSIST, which is a randomized control trial evaluating a group based therapy intervention for predominately low income Latino and African-American children and adolescents with depression delivered in public school settings. This position is part-time (approximately 20-24 hours/week). 

Responsibilities include conducting interviews of youth and their parents (including clinical, diagnostic, and language assessments) at various study sites, recruiting families and participants, training research assistants on assessment protocols, managing datasets and coordinating interviews and interviewers, processing data and conducting data analyses, generating summaries and reports of study progress, assisting with research review board applications, updating and managing the project’s website, and helping group therapists to prepare for child and parent sessions.

The ideal applicant will have: experience / strong interest in working with children and adolescents and those with mental health problems; bilingual (Spanish) language skills; previous research assistant experience; excellent written and verbal communications skills; and facility with statistical programs (e.g., SPSS), software for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, websites, and online surveys.

Interested candidates can direct questions to Dr. Antonio Polo, or Ana Goya Arce at actandadapt1@gmail.comFor fullest consideration, submit a CV or resume along with a brief cover letter.

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