We’re hiring a Research & Evaluation Scientist!
The Research & Evaluation Scientist (RES) will work with Division on Addiction faculty on addiction-related research. The RES will oversee the Division’s data management, documentation, and quality control and perform advanced data analysis on primary and secondary sources. They will collaborate on research design and implementation using technologically-based screening and data collection instruments. The RES will draft research pre-registrations for public archiving and draft and edit manuscripts for publication in scholarly journals. They will participate in Division colloquium conferences and CME courses, manage research support staff, and mentor Cambridge Health Alliance trainees and summer mentees. The RES will establish an independent research focus.
PhD or equivalent required. Strong interest in the field of addictive behaviors and experience in social science research, particularly in an academic and/or public health setting is preferred. A strong background in statistics, including proficiency with one or more statistical software packages or programming languages (e.g., R, SPSS, Python) and experience applying data mining techniques and handling large data sets is an advantage. Working knowledge of poker, daily fantasy sports, sports gambling, and electronic gaming machines an advantage. Ideal candidates have leadership, teaching, and mentoring experience.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this classification. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees who hold this position.
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