Research Associate at Oregon Health & Science University

Posted in Research 10 days ago.

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Location: Portland, Oregon

Job Description:

Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

Location: US-OR-Portland
Req ID: 2020-5114
Position Category: Research
Position Type: Regular Part-Time
Job Type: Research
Department: Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences
Salary Range: $50,000-55,000 at 1.0 FTE
Schedule: Working hours of this position will vary but are mostly M-F and some in state travel, often overnight.
Hours: 8-5 with occasional evenings and weekends
HR Mission: Research

Function/Duties of Position

This researcher will work on the Military Employee Sleep & Health research project. Accordingly, duties will vary based on current project needs but primary focus will be on data management and analysis, preparation of published manuscripts in conjunction with other team members. Additionally, candidate may work directly with study participants including recruitment and providing information as part of intervention activities.

Current study focuses primarily on military populations (e.g., Veterans, National Guard), but data from other workplace intervention studies are available for analysis. Most studies include data that are nested within organizations or other units, as well as dyadic data (e.g., employee-supervisor, employee-spouse). Data also include actigraphy data (i.e., sleep tracking). Some within state travel will be required, approximately once per month.

Other duties, under the guidance of Dr. Hammer, will include: data management, making conference presentations, assisting with report generation to the Department of Defense, overseeing Human Subjects compliance, and other research activities as needed. This is an excellent opportunity to gain research experience and build a CV for a competitive academic position. PI will provide mentorship in development of independent grant submissions.

Required Qualifications

Essential Requirements:

Master's degree with major courses in relevant field

3 years of relevant experience (i.e., complex multi-level data analysis and related software like M-Plus, SPSS).

Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; Strong organizational skills needed to manage a complex project with multiple activities and stakeholders.

Demonstrated academic writing and presentation experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications:

PhD or ABD in social sciences or public health

Research knowledge and experience in the substantive area of military psychology and/or work and family and/or sleep

Background in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and/or Occupational Health Psychology

Additional Details

Computer work, standing and sitting while using a computer or talking with participants. Ability to lift 25 lbs.

All are welcome