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.
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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.
Laboratory Technician (Job ID: 214275)
HJF is seeking a Laboratory Technician (Part-time) to support the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to the USU. The primary responsibility of this position is to perform routine husbandry duties for a colony of laboratory zebrafish on weekends and some holidays as needed.
This part time position may require weekend hours of 3-4 hours per day or 6-8 hours most weekends. There is flexibility on hours/scheduling, however, the Lab Technician will be caring for animals and the employee will need to generally be available on weekends.
HJF is seeking a Laboratory Technician II to support the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress within the Department of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University (USU). HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to the Department of Psychiatry.
Responsibilities are to perform basic zebrafish care and facility maintenance duties, to assist supervisors with laboratory procedures and experiments, and to provide support in various areas as needed. Uses some judgment to define and resolve problems and make recommendations.
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.
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
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.
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.
Postdoctoral Fellow (Laboratory) will initiate and conduct experiments to test candidate therapeutic agents for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) using behavioral screening assays. Qualifications include Doctoral degree in Neuroscience, Pharmacology, or a related field. Prior experience in high-throughput screening and/or behavioral studies in animal models, especially zebrafish, preferred. Assists in designing, developing, executing, and implementing scientific experiments related to drug development in a zebrafish model. Participates in planning and conducting data analyses from zebrafish experiments. Assists with the preparation of data for presentation at scientific meetings, publication in scientific journals, and grant applications.