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Columbia University Associate Research Scientist in New York, New York

Columbia University

College of Physicians and Surgeons

Department of Psychiatry

Position Title: Associate Research Scientist

Job Description:

The Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology Division (MIND) in the Department of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center is seeking a full-time Associate Research Scientist to work on 2-3 of the following research projects: 1) a federally-funded longitudinal study of suicidal behavior examining suicidal subtypes using ecological momentary assessment and biobehavioral tasks; 2) a foundation-funded trial examining feasibility and acceptability of peer interventions to prevent suicidal behavior; 3) a federally-funded evaluation of effectiveness and implementation of best practice assessment and intervention of suicidal outpatients in New York State. MIND is dedicated to innovative research on suicidal behavior, self- injury, and depression.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Study coordination and oversight of all study procedures

  • Tracking and maintaining contact with study participants

  • Supervision of data collection and management

  • Supervision of research assistants and student volunteers

  • Conduct intervention trainings

  • Assist with the development and provision of suicide prevention trainings

  • Preparation of regulatory reports and IRB material

  • Assistance with data analysis and interpretation

  • Preparation of manuscripts for publication

Qualifications:

  • PHD in Clinical Psychology or equivalent in relevant field

Preferred qualification:

  • Requires a PhD. with an emphasis on suicidal behavior or related areas and translational research in a related field AND at least five years of related experience or equivalent education.

  • Experience with suicide risk and prevention research.

  • Clinical experience with suicidal individuals.

  • Proficiency in statistical analysis programs including SPSS or SAS.

Columbia University is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications:

  • PHD in Clinical Psychology or equivalent in relevant field

Preferred qualification:

  • Requires a PhD. with an emphasis on suicidal behavior or related areas and translational research in a related field AND at least five years of related experience or equivalent education.

  • Experience with suicide risk and prevention research.

  • Clinical experience with suicidal individuals.

  • Proficiency in statistical analysis programs including SPSS or SAS.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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