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Research Assistant, School of Social Work
Simmons University


Date Posted Nov. 11, 2019
Title Research Assistant, School of Social Work
University Simmons University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Social Work
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Social Work
 
 

Research Assistant, School of Social Work

Main Campus - Boston, MA

R06483




Located in Boston's historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women's undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all.

You're joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You'll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace.

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

Job Summary
Simmons University is looking for a Research Assistant ("RA") for the School of Social Work. The Research Assistant will provide support for three federally funded training grants at the Simmons University School of Social Work. These projects are collectively known as SIMPACT: The Simmons Integrated Mental Health and Primary Care Training program. Although each training grant has a unique focus, the overarching aims of the grants are to increase the behavioral health workforce capacity in integrated, interdisciplinary health care teams and, ultimately, to increase access to care for underserved populations. The Research Assistant will report to the Principal Investigator and Project Manager. The Research Assistant will work closely with other members of the SIMPACT team. This position is campus-based.

Responsibilities
The Research Assistant will work closely with the Project Manager, Associate Project Director, and Project Evaluator to assist with data collection, data management, and data analysis. The RA will also conduct literature reviews, assist with making slides for presentations, and will help with manuscript preparation. The RA might assist with grant writing as opportunities arise. This is a part-time position.

Qualifications
Master's Degree in Social Work, Public Health or other related field is preferred but not required; knowledge of data collection and analysis methods. The RA needs to have strong organizational skills, strong spoken and written communications skills, high personal motivation, self-management ability to take responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress without direct supervision, strong writing and library search skills, be team oriented and highly detail oriented.

Required Application Materials:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Names and contact information for three references


Position Details
This is a part-time position.


Salary Grade
H04

Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.


To apply, visit https://simmons.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Simmons-Careers/job/Main-Campus---Boston-MA/Research-Assistant--School-of-Social-Work_R06483

Located in Bostons historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.
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