Research Scientist - Decision Sciences Institute - Pawtucket, RI

Education
Doctorate
Location
Decision Sciences Institute - Pawtucket, RI *02860 US (Primary)
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Category
Research
Job Type
Full-time
PIRE has a significant national presence in the area of applied science, with funded research projects at its centers on prevention, treatment, and policy research. PIRE scientists and practitioners continually focus on the design and implementation of complex program evaluation strategies and the conduct of research related to health and social issues, and criminal justice. PIRE practitioners and scientists provide training and technical assistance in many health-related areas to states and communities that are attempting to improve public health. For more information about PIRE go to www.PIRE.org.


Position Summary

We welcome application from outstanding scientists investigating the mechanisms, treatment, and/or prevention of behavioral health problems and related topics.  Candidates are expected to develop grant and/or contract funding proposals in collaboration with an existing PIRE investigator.  Part-time salary support with full benefits will be provided for up to 18 months.  Salary and benefits are competitive.  PIRE is an independent, nonprofit organization merging scientific knowledge and proven practice to create solutions that improve the health, safety and well-being of individuals, communities, and nations around the world.  PIRE research, policy, and evaluation work is summarized at www.pire.org.  The Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) is one of PIRE’s Centers and is housed in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  Interested individuals should submit a curriculum vitae and a synopsis of research interests and future plans including the names of one or more PIRE collaborators.  Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. 

Job Requirements
  • A doctoral degree related to behavioral or public health or quantitative science
  • A demonstrated record of scholarly achievement, and experience with external funding
Some Primary Duties and Responsibilities

 

Exemption Type

Exempt


PIRE is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer 
PIRE is a diverse community devoted to the promotion and acceptance of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, gender or physical ability or veteran status. PIRE is committed to employ, and advance in employment, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status.

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 PIRE will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please contact Human Resources by email at humanresources@pire.org 

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