Research Faculty

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Jun 25, 2020
Closes
Nov 07, 2020
Ref
FAC7957
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Clinical Research Associate

The Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence (ACE!) within the Criminology, Law & Society Department at George Mason University is seeking a clinician to deliver services in Rockdale County Jail in Georgia as part of a research project. The position will be part of a project funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) that aims to deliver and test tools that can help young individuals' (17-24 year olds) have better outcomes both inside the jail and after release.

The individual in this position will lead the DREAM program, a cognitive-behavioral program tailored to address key emerging adult development issues through group/individualized sessions, comprehensive case management, and reentry services. In addition to leading DREAM programming, this individual will help support the research protocols in place.

This will be a full time position (40 hours per week) that is based in Rockdale County Jail, Georgia.

Required Qualifications: * Master's degree in social work, psychology, or related field; * Proficiency with MS Office software.

Preferred Qualifications: * Licensure in social work or related field; * Experience with research studies; * Experience with justice-involved populations; * Minimum 1 year experience providing direct services; * Human subjects (IRB) training prior to start date; * Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Additional Requirements: * Must be able to pass a background check to work inside of the jail.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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