Field Researcher II, Child & Adolescent Services Research Center

  • Full-Time Job
  • San Diego, CA
  • $43,900-$91,900 USD / Year

Website UCSDMedSchool Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego

Under supervision, the incumbent will function as an Organizational Field Researcher 2 for the Child & Adolescent Services Research Center (CASRC) in the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego. The incumbent will split their work time equally on two research studies. The first project is a dissemination science study that will develop and administer a national survey to Medicaid agency and managed care organization (MCO) policymakers to identify factors that influence their use of research when designing benefits related to substance use treatment. The second project is an implementation science study assessing the impact of the Leadership and Organizational Change for Implementation – System Level (LOCI-SL) strategy, an organizational change and alignment approach for EBP implementation and sustainment. The incumbent will support day-to-day operations of the two research studies.

The main duties and responsibilities will include: advise participants about study participation including scientific purpose and importance of the study, participant roles, responsibilities, benefits, and potential risks of participation, maintaining contact with and tracking research participants, preparing and administering survey instruments, tracking and downloading data using web-based survey programs, transcribe audio recorded interviews and meetings, in preparation for qualitative data analysis, maintaining data using SPSS and web-based data collection programs, conducting research data analysis and provide input for procedures to increase participation in studies, and to ensure adequate flow of subjects into existing studies as needed. Frequently check data for accuracy and completeness according to study protocols, work with team members to compose SPSS/SAS/R syntax, Other duties will be assigned as needed.

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