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Research Associate II, Psychiatry/Behavioral Science

Research Academic & Clinical
UTMB Health
2403022 Requisition #

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in basic science or equivalent and 2 years of related experience or Master's degree in basic science or equivalent and no experience required.


Job Description:

 Performs a variety of routine and non-routine research assignments and experiments and assists with lab maintenance responsibilities.


Job Duties:

Primary Functions:

Participant Outreach & Recruitment:

  • Engages in active identification and recruitment of research participants across various UTMB locations, providers, and departments, including chart. review, direct provider contact, and direct patient contact.
  • Co-leads development and implementation of effective promotion and publicity for the Research Projects.
  • Assists in scheduling participants for ongoing research evaluations.
  • Assists and trains in Data Collection.
  • Co-leads team meetings, training, and other activities, as required.
  • Provides accurate and timely reports on recruitment efforts.
  • Maintains adherence to regulatory standards and shows progress toward performance goals and expectations.
  • Responsible for regulatory management within special projects.
  • Other duties as assigned to support the TCMHCC projects.

Other Required functions: 

  • Collaborates with the Project Coordinator to provide additional support in building relationships through presentations, outreach visits, technical assistance, and other duties, as required
  • Ensures adequate delivery of recruitment information and materials to relevant sources
  • Completes special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Trained and certified to assist in comprehensive mental health evaluations, as required
  • Will have the opportunity to assist in research presentation and manuscript productions, as appropriate


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Written and Spoken proficiency in Spanish.
  • Experience in Behavioral Science or research or related field.
  • Experience working with ethnically/culturally diverse groups.
  • Function well as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness/ability to engage openly and effectively with youth.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to deliver prolonged speaking engagements, effective presentations and training seminars for various learner levels.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in fast-paced environment.


Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience.



UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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