Research Scientist

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Job Title: Research Scientist

JOB ID: 19157310

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About Ignitec Ignitec is an industry-leading Technology Management Consulting and Strategic Staffing Company that prides itself at providing targeted solutions. As a Minority-Owned Small Disadvantaged Business with over two decades of industry expertise, we thrive on challenges and utilize them as a springboard for growth and stretching our existing abilities to a higher level. As a Washington, DC based small business, we provide strategic and innovative technical solutions. Our national staffing reach allows us to support Federal, State & Local governments and Commercial customers nationwide. Research Scientists We are looking for PhD-trained Research Scientists with a background in behavioral health research (epidemiology; experimental, clinical, or social psychology) to support a Department of Defense (DoD). We seek scientists with strong data analytic skills who have a track-record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals (primary or supporting author). The position focus on health research to enhance the DoD behavioral health community’s knowledge of psychological health conditions of greatest concern to the military. This role requires strong research skills with demonstrable capacity to answer health services questions in two primary ways: 1) conducting original research by aggregating and analyzing large behavioral health datasets, and 2) conducting or supporting secondary research such as systematic reviews and meta-analyses, rapid reviews, and research gaps reports. The selected candidates will help produce reports and peer-reviewed publications, presentations, and other products requested by stakeholders. They will aggregate, analyze, synthesize, document, and disseminate psychological research data and findings as part of an interdisciplinary team comprised of Research Psychologists, a Statistician, Epidemiologists, and other Research Scientists and support staff. We are looking for candidates with from 1 – 10+ years of relevant post-doctoral experience. Responsibilities Include: As principal or supporting investigator, aggregate, analyze, and interpret large datasets to produce evidence-based products, including peer-reviewed articles, briefings, whitepapers, and blog posts, on psychological health topics. Ensure evidence-based conclusions and interpretations are informed by reliable and valid data. As principal or supporting investigator, conduct literature reviews, including systematic and rapid reviews, to produce evidence-based products, including peer-reviewed articles, briefings, whitepapers, and blog posts, on psychological health topics. Ensure evidence-based conclusions and interpretations are informed by reliable and valid data. Provide expert consultation and support on the design and implementation of ongoing efforts. Work with other team members (e.g., Statistician, Epidemiologists, Research Psychologists) to apply statistical analyses and methods in managing, analyzing, and interpreting findings to inform written evidence-based products. Answer health services questions about the active-duty military population by designing and conducting research projects as principal or supporting investigator. Utilize biomedical databases and conduct web searches utilizing repositories such as PsychARTICLES, PubMed, EMBASE, OVID, CINAHL, The Cochrane Library, ClinicalTrials.gov, etc.