Feb 03, 2020

Research Scientist

  • Wellbridge Addiction Treatment and Research Center
  • Calverton, NY, USA
Full time Addictive Behaviors

Job Description

WELLBRIDGE ADDICTION TREATMENT AND RESEARCH

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JOB DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE: RESEARCH SCIENTIST

DEPARTMENT: RESEARCH  

REPORTS TO: RESEARCH CENTER DIRECTOR

POSITION SUMMARY

The Research Scientist will work closely with Research Center Director and other members of the Wellbridge scientific and leadership team to plan and implement research center activities. Is responsible for day-to-day management of all research activities on the Wellbridge Residential Campus. Works closely with senior leadership to create a high level of coordination between clinical and research functions. Works closely with the Research Center Director to programmatically build out the research infrastructure and activities and widely publicize center findings and seek external sources of support.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Works with Wellbridge leadership to ensure that the Research Center mission and activities are aligned with Wellbridge’s vision and goals.
  2. Works under the supervision of Research Center Director to plan research protocols.
  3. Oversees implementation of research protocols including data collection, quality control, data management, report writing, and presentation of scientific findings.
  4. Works closely with clinical leadership to implement a “learning laboratory” culture where clinical and research staff work collaboratively to enhance clinical quality and research productivity.
  5. Provides direct clinical services, time permitting, as a strategy to enhance the integration of clinical and research functions.
  6. Participates in preparation of research presentations, articles and grant applications.
  7. Selects, develops, manages, and evaluates all research staff.
  8. Helps create and monitor research program budgets.
  9. Works with Research Center Director to develop collaborative relationships with the Feinstein Institute and the Zucker School of Medicine.
  10. Works with Research Center Director to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with other academic institutions and research scientists.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications

·       Doctoral degree in Psychology (Clinical/ Counseling preferred), or Social Work

·       Minimum 2 years of related postdoctoral work experience in clinical research (significant experience with substance use disorders (SUD) preferred).

·       Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across disciplines and departments.

·       Excellent communication skills; and ability to make independent decisions and work proactively.

·       Authored/co-authored publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

·        Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

·        Experience managing and prioritizing various projects and ability to make decisions as warranted.

·        Strong problem solving, conceptual, analytical, and communication skills.

·        Ability to deal with complex issues using academic and administrative judgment with a high degree of discretion and diplomacy.

·        Ability to create a positive, respectful, collaborative, and team-focused environment.

CONTACT INFO

Interested candidates should send their CV with a cover letter to:

·        Melissa Frisina, HR Director, Wellbridge Addiction Treatment and Research

Mfrisina@wellbridgecare.com

With cc to:

·        Nehal Vadhan, PhD, Associate Professor

Center for Addiction Services and Personalized Interventions Research (CASPIR)

Departments of Psychiatry and Molecular Medicine, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
nvadhan@northwell.edu  

 

Employer

Wellbridge Addiction Treatment and Research Center

Department

Research

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