The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences within the UW School of Medicine is the third largest clinical department within the School of Medicine with 285 full-time faculty members, 280 clinical faculty members, and over 200 staff. Department faculty provide clinical services in 5 hospitals, 14 primary care locations, and several outpatient sites in addition to telepsychiatry consultations to more than 150 clinics in Washington and beyond. As the only academic psychiatry department serving the five state WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho), the Department's highly competitive residency training program is largely responsible for developing the mental health workforce in the Pacific Northwest. The Department's robust research portfolio totals $35 million in grants and contracts per year for projects ranging from clinical neurosciences to treatment development to health policy and population health. The Department is recognized as an international leader in developing, testing, and implementing Collaborative Care, an integrated care model increasingly seen as a solution for population-based mental health care. Other areas of excellence include Addictions, Autism, High Risk Youth, Neurosciences, and Trauma, and the Department is developing innovative new programs in Technology and Mental Health, Global Mental Health, Maternal and Child Mental Health, and Targeted Intervention Development.Housed within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, MSRC D&I Core promotes the dissemination and implementation of practical, evidence-based strategies resulting from MSRC-funded research to reduce suicide risk for Service Members and Veterans. Focus is on rigorous, efficient, and innovative approaches to implementation of suicide prevention in military settings, D&I research and evaluation, and evidence-based interventions and technological innovations to reduce suicide risk. The Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Core of the Military Suicide Research Consortium (MSRC) has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Consultant with strong knowledge of research design and methods to provide expertise and support to the Military Suicide Research Consortium (MSRC) Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Core in the critical evaluation of published research, conducting literature reviews, and accurately discerning research methodologies. The position will collaborate with an interdisciplinary group, including high-ranking military personnel, across multiple sites and represent MSRC through interactions with university faculty and staff, DoD leadership, consultants and staff.DUTIES:Conduct indepth literature reviews on MSRC-funded research, which will inform the accuracy of the database for all MSRC-funded research outputs, as well as the dissemination and implentation of MSRC-funded research findings. Compile data for briefings and technical reports for distrution to the MSRC or within DoD. Write and edit technical reports and manuscripts for publication or presentation. Review and edit database entries of MSRC-funded research outputs for completeness and accuracy. Maintain database of research library including entering new information; preparing and performing queries and reports. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's Degree in psychology, social sciences, or other related field with competency in a specific field of research and enrollment for at least one year in a research-focused graduate program. 2-3 years experience working in a research settingDESIRED:Master's degree in psychology, social sciences, or other related field, with experience in research design, methods, and protocol development.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.