Positions available in Clinical and Behavioral Sciences
Friday, August 27, 2010
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
There are two opportunities in the Clinical and Behavioral Sciences department at Free & Clear. Below is a brief description about each position. A detailed description is located here. Interested applicants may apply for either position by sending a letter of interest and résumé to Human Resources, Free & Clear, Inc, 999 3rd Avenue, Suite 2100, Seattle, WA 98104, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Clinical and Behavioral Sciences department at Free & Clear (www.freeclear.com) is seeking a Research Investigator to carry out a program of research that complements the company’s behavioral and clinical research program. Responsibilities include writing grant proposals and seeking external funding, designing and implementing studies, submitting articles for publication, and presenting at scientific conferences. Qualified candidates must have a PhD or MD or equivalent, a strong track record of extramural funding, and a minimum of 5-7 years experience in behavioral medicine, health psychology, or public health with a record of achievement in tobacco research, weight management, or health promotion with adults. Send a letter of interest and résumé to Human Resources, Free & Clear, Inc, 999 3rd Avenue, Suite 2100, Seattle, WA 98104, or email: email@example.com.
Health Care Provider and Systems Change Training Manager
The Clinical and Behavioral Sciences department at Free & Clear is seeking candidates with at least 5 years relevant experience and strong communication, organizational skills, business, and management experience to manage its Training and Outreach Unit which designs, develops, and delivers in-person and online trainings, webinars, and technical assistance to increase the number of health care providers who successfully intervene with their patients on modifiable health behaviors. Responsibilities include: identifying and fostering new business opportunities; initiating the development of new products and services; providing strategic guidance for existing programs; communicating the value of programs and services to internal and external stakeholders; and managing the current staff (5-8 positions), the unit’s budget and current contracts/accounts, and strategic aspects of client relationships (e.g., new program development, addressing funding challenges). Send a letter of interest and résumé to Human Resources, Free & Clear, Inc, 999 3rd Avenue, Suite 2100, Seattle, WA 98104, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Free & Clear
Free & Clear is a healthy behaviors company, based in Seattle, Washington, specializing in phone- and web-based cognitive behavioral coaching. Free & Clear’s evidence-based programs address the four key modifiable health risks that contribute to chronic disease: tobacco use, poor nutrition, physical inactivity and stress. Free & Clear’s tobacco cessation program, Quit For Life®, evolved 25 years ago out of research funded by the National Cancer Institute to test the effectiveness of telephonic smoking cessation treatment. Free & Clear is a committed to the advancement of the behavioral medicine and translational research. We have conducted more than 25 clinical trials and contributed to more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications. Free & Clear also has more than a decade of experience providing professional training, technical assistance, mentoring, and outreach to health care providers, community contractors, health educators, and organizations in many states. The Clinical and Behavioral Sciences (CBS) department at Free & Clear conducts rigorous scientific research and evaluations, and develops health care provider training programs. CBS is a self-funded division. Funding comes from research grants and contracts for training and evaluation services. To learn more about Free & Clear, please visit our website at www.freeclear.com.
Source: e-mail communication from Susan Zbikowski, PhD with Free & Clear.