1) Opioid use disorder (OUD) and overdose are growing crises within justice involved contexts.
2) To understand and intervene, the University of Chicago (UC) and its collaborators propose a research plan that couples bi-directional data sharing, analytics, and modeling to foster new scientific insights into interventions at the nexus of OUD and justice contexts.
3) Toward this end, the Methodology and Advanced Analytics Resource Center (MAARC) team will conduct opioid clinical trials implemented within justice contexts.
4) UC and key affiliates, such as Argonne National Laboratory and NORC, will support clinical trials with forecasting, rapid real-time assessments, explication and exploration of trial findings, and cost-effectiveness analysis.
5) The proposed MAARC is comprised of four dynamic Cores: Data Analytics Support Core (DASC); Advanced Methods and Research Core (AMRC); Population, Policy, Practice and Survey Core (P2S); and an Administrative Core (ADMC).
6) These Cores will work toward reducing OUD and overdose, revolutionizing opioid interventions, and impacting associated epidemics such as mental health disorders, hepatitis C, and HIV.
7) The MAARC Research Manager will be responsible for coordinating the MAARC research project.
8) This includes creating and implementing the MAARC project manual- inclusive of standard of procedures, reporting to funders, submitting IRB requirements, project management, data quality assurance, and data cleaning.
9) Collaboration with other leadership is also expected with this position as working with the MAARC data team for analysis and communication across the team, including key affiliates (Argonne national Laboratory and NORC, by leading team meetings, organizing and prioritizing tasks across the team, and ensuring deadlines are met.
1) Demonstrated effective leadership and teaching skills.
2) Strong organizational skills.
3) Strong knowledge of Chicago social service resources.
4) Strong knowledge of program subject matter.
5) Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
8) Ability to manage stressful situations.
9) Ability to maintain confidentiality.
10) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
11) Ability and/or willingness to provide HIV/STI treatment, education, and prevention in non-traditional settings (community venues).
12) Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Excel, and Word.
13) Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skills.
14) Ability to travel to various community venues across the metropolitan area.
15) Ability to perform phlebotomy or a willingness to be trained in phlebotomy.
16) Ability to work on multiple projects.
17) Ability to work non-traditional hours.
1) This position is grant funded.
1) Masters degree in Social Work or Masters degree in Public Health
1) Two years of experience working with substance use or criminal justice i-site trials)
2) Cover letter
Note: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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