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Research Assistant III (Manchester, NH) – Opiod Use Disorder Prevention at Dartmouth College

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Employer: Dartmouth College – Center for Technology and Behavioral Health

Expires: 08/31/2020

The primary purpose of this position is to implement activities for a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded study investigating a prevention strategy for opioid use disorder in primary care settings. This position is based at two primary care practices in Manchester and Bedford, NH.The project is managed by the Northeast Node of the Clinical Trials Network (CTN), spanning the rural communities of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The CTN provides a unique research infrastructure for conducting practical, rigorous, and highly impactful trials focused on improving the treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs) and promoting widespread implementation and sustainability of effective and accessible SUD care in community systems across the nation. The Northeast Node is based out of the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CTBH) at Dartmouth College. The Research Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the Research Coordinator and Project Manager and under the overall supervision of the Center Director, Dr. Lisa Marsch.Required QualificationsBachelor’s degree in human services related field, or the equivalent.One year of experience in health care or human services related fields.Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as a team member.Meticulous attention to detail; organized, efficient, and able to handle competing priorities.Preferred QualificationsPrevious project-related work including prior work with study population, within medical setting/clinical setting, conducting standardized assessments.Prior research experience and some understanding of research proceduresDartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.