Research Associate

Posted: 07/12/18 | SHARE:


Job Summary:

Oversees the procedural matters for the National Center for Veterans Studies and the Department of Psychology related to a 3-year funded project by the Boeing Company.  Provides administrative support to senior department personnel.  The primary aims of this project are to provide empirically supported treatments to service members and veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and training licensed mental health professionals in crisis response planning for suicide prevention.


Primary duties of the research associate/project coordinator will include scheduling project-related activities and meetings, coordinating with project partners and collaborators, interfacing with service members and veterans, coordinating assessment interviews, obtaining informed consent, tracking project participants, scheduling and coordinating regular staff meetings, and assisting with regulatory and sponsor reports.  Additional information about the National Center for Veternas Studies and its ongoing projects is available online:

Standard Hours per Week:  40

Pay Rate Range: 30000

Type: Benefited Staff

Dept: Psychology Department


Preferred qualifications:

Qualified applicants will have a bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, nursing, or another related health discipline.  Additionally, ideal candidates will have previous experience in mental healthcare settings and administrative responsibilities.

Application Instructions:

Applications sould include a resume, a personal statement, and three letters of recommendation.  Go to:

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a related Bachelor's degree or equivalency? (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. How many years of work experience related to project coordination and the requirements of the position do you have?
    • Less than 2 years
    • 2 year or more, but less than 4 years
    • 4 years or more, but less than 6 years
    • 6 years or more, but less than 10 years
    • 10 years or more

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission
  2. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  3. List of References

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