University of Utah Research Associate in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/20/2018

Requisition Number PRN17546B

Job Title Research Associate

Working Title Research Associate

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00143 - Psychology Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 30000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

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 Veterans Studies and its ongoing projects is available online:

Minimum 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.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Applications should include a resume, a personal statement, and three letters of recommendation.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.