CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Why Join PRISM?

Personal & Professional Development

PRISM offers numerous opportunities for personal and professional growth. PRISM team members receive opportunities to participate in conferences, internal learning opportunities, and contribute to publications.

Fulfilling

Work

PRISM's community-based research proves to be deeply fulfilling. You will have the opportunity to see the impact of your work within the broader community and engage in research that has the potential to change lives. 

Learn more about our research here

WSU Benefits Package

As part of Washington State University, PRISM employees are entitled to the benefits offered by Washington State University. This includes low-cost medical & dental insurance, employer sponsored retirement, paid time off, and more! 

Learn more about WSU benefits here

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Research Study Coordinator - Seattle, WA 

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 the Promoting Research Initiatives in Substance Use and Mental Health (PRISM) Collaborative. Monitor ongoing studies and projects to ensure protocols are met and address any issues.

 

This position will also assist with data collection management, data security, and protocol adherence. 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. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to, a study to investigate if adaptions to an alcohol use disorder called contingency management increase the efficacy of the intervention for people who use alcohol and also suffer from serious mental illness. 

Core Research Areas of Focus 

Contingency Management, Co-Occurring Disorders, Substance Use Disorder, Mental Illness

Open

Closes

10/28/2021

Screening Begins 11/10/2021 (OPEN UNTIL FILLED)

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Research Study Coordinator 1

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 the Promoting Research Initiatives in Substance Use and Mental Health (PRISM) Collaborative. Monitor ongoing studies and projects to ensure protocols are met and address any issues. This position will also assist with data collection management, data security, and protocol adherence.


This position will work predominately on a  statewide evaluation of Washington State’s New Journeys program. New Journeys is a shared decision-making treatment model between coordinated specialty care centers and youth and young adults experiencing first-episode psychosis.  Responsibilities in the role include, but are not limited to,  participant recruitment, IRB and human subjects regulation coordination, study coordination, training clinical sites on New Journeys protocol, database entry (REDCap), and data management. 


This position will work closely with mental health clinics across Washington State, community members, providers, and other WSU team members and faculty at the University of Washington. This position will be responsible for recruiting and retaining study participants that meet the requirements of the study. Experience working with individuals experiencing mental illness and/or conducting community-based mental health research is highly desirable. Knowledge of human subjects regulations, policy, and procedures will also be utilized.

Core Research Areas of Focus 

Contingency Management, Co-Occurring Disorders, Substance Use Disorder, Mental Illness

Open

Closes

2/1/2022

Screening Begins 2/9/2022

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Biostatistician

The Biostatistician provides analytic and statistical support for the Promoting Research Initiatives in Substance Use and Mental Health (PRISM) Collaborative, which conducts transformative research to address disparities in substance use disorder and mental health treatment and outcomes. 
 
Research foci within PRISM include, but are not limited to, first episode psychosis, contingency management (CM) interventions, housing-based interventions, Native wellness, rural health, opioid prevention, treatment and recovery, serious mental illness, and substance use disorders. 
 
The Biostatistician will join PRISM’s four Principal Investigators and team of Research Coordinators and administrative staff. The majority of work assigned to the Biostatistician involves developing analysis plans according to stated research goals; supporting studies with respect to, database construction, cleaning data, checking data quality, and data analysis; writing methods and results sections for peer-reviewed manuscripts; and contributing to grant writing or other research efforts as assigned. The Biostatistician will also participate in team meetings and document protocols and procedures as needed.

Core Areas of Focus 

Contingency Management, Co-Occurring Disorders, Substance Use Disorder, Mental Illness

Open

Closes

3/1/2022

Screening Begins 3/14/2022

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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Spokane, WA

Working under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Postdoctoral Research Associate will have the opportunity to be a part of an active dynamic research program focused on improving community-based strategies and behavioral treatments for youth and adults experiencing the early stages of psychosis. This includes adults who suffer from co-occurring substance use disorders. Research foci will also include examining and addressing disparities among racially and ethnically underserved populations. The fellow will also have the opportunity to work with other behavioral health researchers as part of Washington State Center of Excellence in Early Psychosis (https://www.wa-ceep.org/) and the Promoting Research Initiatives in Substance Use and Mental Health (PRISM) Collaborative (https://www.prismcollab.org/).

 

The primary duties of this position will be to define research problems, approaches or hypothesis, and methodology, design specific phases of research projects, carry out complex analyses (qualitative, quantitative, mixed-methods), analyze results, develop conclusions and hypotheses, and/or present research findings in publishable form.

Core Research Areas of Focus 

Contingency Management, Co-Occurring Disorders, Substance Use Disorder, Mental Illness

Open

Closes

1/13/2022

Screening Begins 2/1/2022 (OPEN UNTIL FILLED)

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Clinical Trainer

The Clinical Trainer will be responsible for overseeing the PRISM Collaborative’s ongoing efforts to train treatment providers in Contingency Management (CM), a behavioral approach to treating substance use disorder (SUD). The PRISM Collaborative is a dynamic team of researchers working to develop, test, and disseminate strength-based solutions for mental health and substance use disorders. 

Specifically, this position will be responsible for collaborating with other training staff to develop training materials adapted to audience needs, deliver virtual and in-person training sessions to clinical treatment providers from diverse backgrounds, engage in outreach to expand trainings, and oversee the day-to-day operations of PRISM’s training efforts. Current ongoing trainings are with three+ States and Tribal communities. 

Core Areas of Focus 

Contingency Management, Co-Occurring Disorders, Substance Use Disorder, Mental Illness

Open

Closes

1/14/2022

Screening Begins 1/31/2022

Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Educator and Employer


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.