Positive Psychology Research Assistant
Renewal Care Partners - New York, NY

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Joining our Care Partner Resilience Program, the Research Fellow will partner with our Program Director and faculty at Harvard University to design an evidence-based training program to enhance the resilience of professionals and families providing long-term care. The Research Fellow will do academic research on resilience, positive psychology, long-term care, and quantitative methods in measuring well-being; assist in the development of program curricula; and co-author papers and reports on the program for broader publication and distribution.

Responsibilities
  • Assist Program Director in the design, execution and evaluation of research projects, including literature reviews, surveys, focus groups, expert interviews, and data integration and analysis;
  • Assist in gathering and analyzing data on program effectiveness using online surveys, Excel, and SPSS;
  • Produce written and visual materials for research reports and presentations;
  • Support the preparation of manuscripts for publication in academic journals in psychology and public health;
  • Assist in managing the Institutional Review Board process.
Qualifications
  • Record of outstanding academic achievement in the social sciences (e.g., psychology, public health, or related disciplines);
  • Bachelor ’s degree required, master ’s degree or doctorate preferred;
  • Excellent writing skills, with experience writing for academic as well as general readership;
  • Ability to do secondary research through university libraries and online (e.g., using PsycINFO);
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office and SPSS;
  • Preference for experience with program evaluation and/or primary research on human subjects;
  • Reliability, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently.
Stipend

Based in our offices in Manhattan, this Fellowship will begin in April/May and end in July/August, with the possibility of extension. Fellows will receive a stipend of $7,500.

Application

Please submit a cover letter, resume (including GPA ’s for all academic work), and two writing samples (included as a section of cover letter), at least one of which should be academic writing.

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