You can find the cures you know are out there. At UCLA Health, you make it happen as part of a groundbreaking Research team, working to understand hundreds of medical disorders and improving processes for dozens of procedures across the globe.
A. Qualitative Research
Lead qualitative study procedures on two evaluations of interventions to improve mental health across counties in the state of California.
Lead the designing of an evaluation approach, supervise implementation of evaluation procedures, and analyze evaluation results.
Communicate results both verbally and in written reports and publications.
Lead focus groups, community listening sessions, key stakeholder interviews, and ethnographic site visits.
Collaborate with diverse mentors (e.g., community activists and organizers, psychiatrists, psychologists, anthropologists, sociologists).
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
2. Applicants should have at least 4 years of experience (post PhD) in qualitative or mixed-method research related to health or mental health. -Preferred
3. Expertise in both formative and summative evaluation methods. -Required
4. Interest in racial/ethnic mental health disparities, policy implementation, and quantitative evaluation approaches (e.g., social network mapping, survey methods). -Preferred
5. Experience working on contract-funded timelines and with success in completion of deliverables. -Required
6. Experience designing an evaluation approach, supervise implementation of evaluation procedures, analyze evaluation results, and communicate results both verbally and in written reports and publications. – Required
7. Comfort/experience working with state-level policy makers. –Preferred
8. Comfort/experience working in the field with community partners. -Preferred
9. Comfort/experience with research with a focus on social factors as determinants of mental health. -Preferred