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Here at the ASU REACH Institute, we’re passionate about advancing the education, health, and well-being of children and families. We invite you to join us on this mission.

Current open positions:

  • Clinical Coordinator

    The Department of Psychology and REACH Institute at Arizona State University invite applications for a Clinical Coordinator. This position involves working within a dynamic research center involved with actively disseminating, training and implementing evidence-based, family intervention in real-world clinical settings.

    Essential Duties Provide supervision, training, and workshops in an evidence-based intervention call the Family Check-up. This position entails 75% work with clinical providers in real-world settings and 25% or less of direct service to children and families. The position will be part of a working team broadly involved with dissemination and implementation of the Family Check-up and parent management training with community stakeholders across the United States and internationally (Canada and Europe).

    Minimum Qualifications Independently licensed in the state of Arizona as a counselor, social worker, marriage and family therapist, or psychologist. Five years’ experience providing psychological counseling with two years’ experience in a college setting ; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Licensed as a professional counselor in the state of Arizona.

    Desired Qualifications Experience in behavioral approaches to child and family interventions such as parent management training, Evidence of a master’s degree in a clinical or counseling field, Evidence of having a clinical license for at least 2 years in AZ or another state, Experience training and supervising clinicians both individually and in group context, Evidence of effective communication and interpersonal skills, Experience in work that requires organizational and management skills, Experience practicing with ethnically and racially diverse populations, Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, database management, and technology/software supporting virtual meetings (e.g., Skype, Vidyo), Experience providing in-home clinical service, Capacity for out-of-state travel every 6-8 weeks, Bilingual English/Spanish Demonstrated knowledge of implementation science.

    Working Environment Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work .Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions. Ability to travel out of state or internationally.

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  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Translational Prevention Science

    The REACH Institute at the Arizona State University (ASU) announces a post doctoral fellowship in longitudinal analysis of developmental and prevention trial data. The data sets involve rich direct observation data of family and peer interactions, genotyping as well as random assignment to a family-based intervention called the Family Check-Up. Papers will focus on understanding relationship dynamics involved in the development of problem behavior (antisocial behavior, substance use) and emotional distress (anxiety, depression) in children and adolescents, as well as intervention effects. The successful applicant will become part of a scientific team with expertise in MPLUS modeling, Family Check-up intervention, implementation science, and measurement. Individualized mentorship and course work in advanced quantitative methods are available in the Department of Psychology at ASU. The position specifically involves data analysis, publishing scientific papers, grant writing, and mentoring of graduate students in data analysis and scientific writing. The position is full time, renewable yearly depending on funding. The position begins approximately as soon as possible, and requires completion of a Ph.D. in behavioral science by the time of appointment and experience in quantitative analyses.

    Desired qualifications are in multivariate data analysis, scientific writing, and experience working in a collaborative research team. This position provides a bridge opportunity to becoming an independent research scientist in the area of family-centered prevention drug and alcohol abuse, psychopathology as well as health promotion.

    Application deadline is October 1, 2017, if not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until search is closed. Electronically send a letter of application that describes your research background and fit with this position, your curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation to Dr. Thomas Dishion at Arizona State University, REACH Institute (all materials must be submitted electronically) at the following email janna.leroy@asu.edu. Background check is required for employment.

  • Post-doctoral Training Position in Drug Abuse/HIV Prevention: Closing the Research-Practice Gap

    Arizona State University, Department of Psychology and REACH Institute invites applications for a NIDA-funded T32 post-doctoral training program focusing on closing the research-practice gap in drug abuse and HIV prevention.

    Training is delivered through individually-tailored programs of coursework in drug abuse, HIV, and implementation science and mentored research experience. Trainees select multiple mentors from a large and multidisciplinary faculty whose work includes preventive interventions with children and families in settings including schools, health care, community mental health settings, and family courts. Emphases include implementation science for the adoption and sustainability of preventive interventions in natural service delivery settings, interventions for ethnically diverse populations, and quantitative methods in prevention science. Training is for a two-year period. For further information, visit https://psychology.clas.asu.edu/content/research-training-primary-prevention-t32

    Interested candidates should send electronically a vita, statement of research and training goals, and 3 letters of recommendation to:  laurie.chassin@asu.edu. Reviewing applications will begin December 15, 2016 and continue until positions are filled. 

  • Assistant Research Professional

    The Department of Psychology and REACH Institute invites applications for an Assistant Research Professional (Job ID 11781) to serve as Clinical Intervention Coordinator for a grant- and university-funded project.  An immediate start date is desired, but is eligible for negotiation.The successful candidate will direct implementation of evidence-based practices, collaborate with community partners, train and supervise providers, and related research, administrative, and will conduct/coordinate additional clinical activities.

    Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in clinical, counseling, school psychology, or related field; training in empirically supported behaviorally oriented family interventions; 2 years of post-Master's relevant experience; and experience in delivering behaviorally oriented, empirically supported family interventions.

    Desired Qualifications: Experience working in applied research projects within school or community settings; experience supervising others; training and familiarity with the Family Check-up intervention; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; detail-oriented with strong organizational skills; experience in research with Latino populations, children, and families; bilingual in English/Spanish; proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and database management.

    Initial deadline for receipt of complete application is November 20, 2016; if not filled every two weeks thereafter until search closed. A backgroundcheck is required for employment. To apply, please send the following materials in a single pdf to janna.leroy@asu.edu: a cover letter, vita and contact information for 3 professional references.


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