Postdoctoral Research Associate
Company: Boys Town Hospital
Posted on: August 16, 2019
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Nebraska - Omaha
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
In a career as a Postdoctoral Research Associate you have a unique
opportunity to conduct translational research within a service
setting, studying the etiology of child and family functioning and
evaluating prevention and treatment interventions in the areas of
parent training, family services, school intervention, and
out-of-home care. Routine clinical data collected during the
provision of multiple family and school services as well as
research data from NIH- and IES-funded grants are available for
analysis with guidance from Dr. W. Alex Mason, Director of the TRC,
and other staff members.
- Data analysis and preparation of manuscripts for
- Data collection and intervention efforts.
- Participate in research grant proposal submissions.
- Ph.D. in Psychology, Social Work, Education, or related field
by the date of hire.
- Coursework and practicum experience in the design and
implementation of research and evaluation in one or more of the
following areas: education, child welfare, outcomes evaluation,
criminal justice, family studies, or behavioral health care.
- Record of peer-reviewed publications. Some grant writing
- Available to travel (e.g., for conference presentations).
- Knowledge of research design, statistics (e.g., SEM, multilevel
modeling), and relevant computer software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, STATA,
- Available to complete an initial appointment of two years,
renewable for a third year contingent on annual performance reviews
and availability of funding.
About the Translational Research Center (TRC):
The TRC (formerly the National Research Institute for Child and
Family Studies) is a highly unique research center embedded within
Boys Town, a national service organization, that provides uncommon
opportunities for involvement in applied research that directly
impacts and improves services. The TRC conducts research on child
development and family functioning, tests the
efficacy/effectiveness of interventions, and translates findings
into practice both within and outside of Boys Town. The TRC also
has close ties with the Boys Town National Research Hospital (e.g.,
the Neurobehavioral Research Center) as well as with local and
regional universities, which provides multiple collaboration
About Boys Town:
Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and
families nationwide each year. As one of the country's largest
nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town is nationally
recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care
programs. From our start in 1917, we're poised to make even greater
strides forward as we lead the way in changing how America cares
for children, families and communities for the next 100 years.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys
Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and
attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and
their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free
prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field
House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement
opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working
at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: July 17, 2019
Job ID: 13921
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be
performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties,
skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment
opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To
request a disability-related accommodation in the application
process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
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