Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. ("AHP"), is seeking a Senior Scientist with a specialty in addictions. The successful candidate will support research that examines the impact of individual, familial, behavioral, developmental, and socio-cultural/ environmental risk and protective factors related to substance use, abuse, and addiction; and, be responsible for providing epidemiological and statistical expertise and analysis as part of a team working on research projects in the behavioral health field.
Designing and writing proposals.
Designing and managing studies and analysis plans.
Analyzing results and writing study reports.
Contributing to and coordinating interactions with clients and partners.
Work may also include project planning and start-up, data collection and processing, and other management and research tasks.
Expertise in substance use, abuse, and addiction.
Strong quantitative skills, well grounded in statistical methods and approaches to data analysis. Experience with Stata preferred.
Evidence of ability to win, manage, and monitor government contracts, grants, and/or cooperative agreements is a plus.
Prior experience working on NIDA, NIAAA, SAMHSA, CDC or other federal agency projects is highly valued.
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
Published peer-reviewed applications are a plus.
Ability to perform duties that require close attention to detail.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisor, technical staff, partners and clients.
Ability to operate in a team environment and be flexible in taking on and performing assignments as necessary.
Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel.
Advocates for Human Potential is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
AHP (www.ahpnet.com), is a fast-growing consulting and research firm specializing in Health and Behavioral Health, offering technical assistance and training, system and program development, resource development and dissemination, and research and evaluation. Our core content areas include mental health policy and services, substance abuse treatment and prevention, co-occurring disorders, workforc...e development, eHealth, homelessness, housing and employment programs, trauma, domestic violence, and criminal justice.