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Job Title: Research Associate I (2018-20)
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Organization: PIRE
Posted: 5/31/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Behavioral Science
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Albuquerque,  NM    USA
Position Description: We have an immediate opening in our Albuquerque, NM office for a 60% Research Associate to work with the Research team on projects funded by the New Mexico Office of Substance Abuse Prevention. This Associate will provide project management and support to several evaluation projects looking at opioid and alcohol prevention across the state. Bilingual Spanish writing and speaking is strongly desired. Previous experience providing supervision of research tasks, interviewers or field staff during the data collection process is highly desirable. The right candidate for this position must be able to work on site in our Albuquerque office (no relocation).

Some Primary Duties and Responsibilities Work with local and state prevention staff Assist in the collection of data Help create data collection instruments Assist in writing study protocols Conduct trainings Assist with data entry, analysis, table and graph development • Assist with report writing, presentations, and copy editing of documents • Assist with maintaining a website • Maintain monthly progress reports • Communications via phone calls and email

Qualifications: A masters degree is preferred, MPH, MA, MS or a Bachelor’s degree and 1 – 2 years training and experience in applied research projects or public health project management Experience in public health research or project management in a public health setting Working knowledge of commonly used software, such as Word and Excel Excellent organizational and communication skills Ability to work independently and implement several simultaneous project activities Willing to learn Self-motivated Ability to work independently but able to ask for help and clarification when needed Must be able to manage multiple tasks and competing demands Must be able to meet deadlines Must have excellent writing skills with some experience with scientific writing and/or copy editing experience Great attention to detail while still being able to work well with others when needed Familiarity using SPSS or other analytical software is desired Bilingual Spanish writing and speaking is strongly desired

Organization Description: 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

Closing Date: 7/31/2018
Desired Starting Date: 7/2/2018
Contact Name: HR HR,  Research Associate I (2018-20)
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How to Apply: Please use link above, which will direct you to our application system.

Additional Information: PIRE is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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