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These are the current job openings/listings at the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS). The Henry M. Jackson Foundation offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Apply online at www.hjf.org or fax a cover letter and resume to 240-314-7334, listing your information and the job number.

To apply online or see full details of each available position, go here, click the Advanced Search link, enter the job ID in the Job Opening ID field, then click the Search button. The job listing will be displayed, with links to see the details and to apply. To see all available CSTS positions at once, go to the main page, enter "CSTS" in the Keywords field, and click the Search button. Full instructions are available here.

Behavioral Science Researcher (job ID: 211256)

Location: Bethesda,MD

HJF is seeking a Behavioral Science Researcher to support the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) within the Department of Psychiatry located at the Uniformed Services University (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CSTS.

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Child Research Psychologist (job IDs: 210685 )

Location: Bethesda,MD

Applicant will assist in scientific research on the effects of disasters, trauma, and stress on individuals and communities. Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Psychology (with a research and developmental emphasis), 2-5 years' experience in research design and instrumentation, and experience/interest in trauma, disaster, suicidality, and stress-related research. Experience in research design and instrumentation for epidemiologic, clinical, public health or social psychology research, ability to perform behavioral science research including statistical data analysis, design, interpretation of results, preparation of manuscripts and grant applications and ability to work collaboratively as part of a team are required.

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Research Social Worker / Research Psychologist (Job IDs: 212422 / 212424)


DSW/PhD/DrPH with research and program management skills and 2-6 years' experience in related field. Interested in family violence (e.g., child neglect, child maltreatment, spouse abuse) and other areas related to stress and trauma outcomes. Will provide administrative oversight to the Army's Family Advocacy Program, and will be responsible for contributing to scientific research and program management support.

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SAS Data Analyst/Statistician (Job ID: 212023)

Location: Bethesda,MD

Applicant will assist in data analysis using SAS. Qualifications: Master’s or Doctoral degree (or equivalent) with Biostatistics, Measurement, Applied Statistics emphasis, Behavioral health background preferred. Minimum of 2-5 years of experience in research settings, with at least 1-2 years managing and manipulating large epidemiologic data sets. Knowledge of/interest in military service members and families. Must be a United States Citizen and able to pass a security clearance

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Quantitative Psychologist (job ID: 211257)

Location: Bethesda,MD

HJF is seeking a Quantitative Research Psychologist for the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to CSTS.

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Research Psychologist (job ID: 210696 and 210697)

Location: Bethesda,MD

Applicant will assist in scientific research on the effects of disasters, trauma, and stress on individuals and communities. Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Psychology (with a research emphasis), 2-5 years' experience in research design and instrumentation, and experience/interest in trauma, disaster, suicidality, and stress-related research. Experience in research design and instrumentation for epidemiologic, clinical, public health or social psychology research, ability to perform behavioral science research including statistical data analysis, design, interpretation of results, preparation of manuscripts and grant applications and ability to work collaboratively as part of a team are required.

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Clinical Research Psychologist (job ID 210730)

Location: Bethesda, MD; VA DoD Biorepository Brain Bank and Armed Forces Retirement Home (Washington, D.C.)

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) is seeking a Clinical Research Psychologist to support the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) located in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to CSTS. Applicant will assess active duty members and veterans for presence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and other Mental Disorders. Will recruit participants for a prospective longitudinal study, which will conclude with post-mortem brain tissue donation to the Department of Veterans Affairs National Brain Biorepository. Review medical records to ascertain/validate post-mortem diagnoses of PTSD and comorbid mental disorders in accordance with protocol methods. Applicant will coordinate study protocol with IRB, and monitor quality assurance steps related to the project. Travels to National Capital Area sites (Baltimore/DC) as necessary for record review and subject recruitment. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2 to 5 years of related experience in research design and implementation, and a research background in neuroscience methodologies.