CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES
The PRISM Collaborative is part of the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. All application materials must be submitted to WSU's online application portal. Application materials received through any other channel will not be reviewed or considered.
Assistant or Associate Professor in Rural Latinx and/or American Indian Behavioral Health
The position is part of a university wide faculty cluster hire initiative in the scholarship and teaching about racism and social inequality, in particular, health inequality and health justice, in the Americas. The university is particularly interested in hiring scholars who are deeply connected to and integrated into the communities they serve, as a means to build on our strong tradition of engaged and applied scholarship at WSU. This position will work closely with our multidisciplinary team of scientists to conduct research with a primary focus on improving behavioral health in rural Latinx and/or American Indian populations. The successful candidate’s personal research focus is flexible but must relate in some way to advancing behavioral health in these communities. Areas of scholarship are open and might include, community-based prevention or intervention research, cultural adaptation and re-centering interventions, community-based participatory research methods, dissemination and implementation science, multi-level community-based intervention, and interventions that directly address social determinates of health and/or discrimination.
Screening Begins 9/11/2021
This position coordinates the operations of research studies focused on American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) wellness and/or treatment of substance use and mental health problems. Responsibilities include: Coordinate and oversee the implementation of research studies and projects through community outreach, developing recruitment strategies by engaging participants, site staff, and community members in research in the Promoting Research Initiatives in Substance Use and Mental Health (PRISM) Collaborative; monitor ongoing studies and projects to ensure that protocols are met and to address any issues; assist with data collection management, data security, and protocol adherence; and supervise research staff and students who are assisting with projects related to Native health, foster care, and housing-based interventions. Finally, this position will assist with Tribal approvals and developing and maintaining relationships with Tribal partners.
Open Until Filled
Research Coordinator 1
This position will work on a range of research projects, including the assessment of individuals with drug and alcohol problems, mental health problems, contingency management interventions, community health focused research, database entry (REDCap), and data management. Populations of focus include, but are not limited to, American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities, homeless and formerly homeless adults, and adults with serious mental illness. This position will work closely with community partners, providers, and other WSU team members. This position will be responsible for recruiting and retaining study participants that meet the requirements of the study. Knowledge of human subjects regulations, policy, and procedures will also be utilized.
Open Until Filled