The Family Translational Research Group (FTRG) at New York University is looking for talented, hard-working people with a passion for understanding and preventing family violence to join our team. FTRG conducts cutting edge clinical psychology research on a wide variety of on topics ranging from defining maltreatment in ways that can be reliably used by field workers, to determining how couples’ conflict dynamics relate to violence, to examining the effects of family violence on children’s psychological and physical functioning, to furthering our understanding of risk and protective factors for child maltreatment and partner abuse. Our research group uses the full spectrum of research methods — from intensive behavior observation tools to epidemiological surveys. The FTRG typically has least 8-10 active federally-funded projects. The group includes several Ph.D. level psychologists and social workers, masters level researchers and counselors, and bachelor level research staff. The FTRG is co-directed by Dr. Amy M. Smith Slep and Dr. Richard E. Heyman. For more information about our group, go to www.ftrgroup.org.
We are looking for individuals to assist with and collaborate on ongoing and upcoming projects. People who join our team can expect great research experience, and, depending on skills and interests, opportunities for publications and grant writing. Individuals with a variety of education and experiences are welcome. If you are excited by the possibility of doing innovative research on family violence in a team environment, we hope you will join us. We expect to be hiring in to the following position:
Junior Research Scientist: Candidate must have research experience, preferably project management experience and observational data coding. Candidate will supervise observational coding team, create schedules and assign tasks.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; MA/MSW preferred.
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