Research Associate I - Pediatrics
College of Medicine/Department of Pediatrics
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO (UIC)
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The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking to fill part-time Research Associate I positions.
These positions will support the BEhavioral Health Stratified Treatment (BEST) research study. The BEhavioral Health Stratified Treatment (BEST) to Optimize Transition to Adulthood for Youth with IDD research and training study is a PCORI-funded clinical trial to evaluate the comparable efficacy of standard care coordination vs. integrated behavioral health care coordination in improving the mental health, adaptive functioning, transition readiness, and consumer engagement outcomes of youth with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. More information available: https://www.pcori.org/research-results/2021/behavioral-health-stratified-treatment-best-optimize-transition-adulthood-youth-idd
For fullest consideration apply by January 27, 2023. Upload CV, Cover Letter, and contact information for minimum of three references.
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