Health Scientist

Alexandria, Virginia
Competitive salary commensurate to qualifications plus generous benefits package
May 15, 2017
Jun 19, 2017
Research, Science
Full Time

Position Summary. Are you interested in developing innovative technology-based health solutions? Are you passionate about advancing scientific knowledge?  Do you aspire to make a lasting and broad impact on public health by developing relationships with community, corporate, and government partners? If so, the ISA Group has an immediate opening for a junior-level Health Scientist looking to solve critical and complex behavioral health issues in an environment that fosters personal and professional growth.

Under the supervision of our Principal Investigators, you will perform all aspects of study execution including literature searches, preparation of IRB materials, development of intervention content, management of technology-development teams, oversight of recruitment and retention of study participants, data analysis, and authoring of research articles. Through ongoing collaboration and mentoring from the entire ISA research team, you will ultimately develop your own line of research, successfully executing all phases of grant support.

Qualifications. Doctorate in Psychology, Public Health, or related field with 1- to 5-years of research experience in substance abuse prevention/health promotion. Interest in technology-based interventions (e.g., Internet, mobile, digital gaming, virtual reality, remote sensing) highly desirable.

Salary and benefits. Competitive salary commensurate to qualifications and years of experience. In addition, ISA’s competitive benefits package includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, and a generous leave policy.

About Us. The ISA Group is a 39-year old behavioral science firm specializing in the research and development of innovative technology-based health promotion and disease prevention interventions. We currently have NIH-funded projects addressing a wide range of issues including substance abuse prevention in working adults and the elderly, enhancing self-care among caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients, and several projects aimed at reducing HIV health-related disparities among underserved African American populations.

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