Associate Director - Quantitative Science Program

Assistant Professor
Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Search Chair: 
Richard Jones, ScD


Job Description

The incumbent will be appointed at the Assistant Professor level.
The incumbent will assist in designing research projects initiated by faculty in the QSP-sponsoring departments and units of Brown. Recommend and perform, or supervise the performance of, data analyses on designated projects.
The incumbent will support the generation of scholarly publications for these projects by contributing text, tables, and/or graphics, with authorship credit as appropriate.
Participate in data presentation and scholarly writing related to projects of faculty in QSP sponsoring departments and units.
Create a personal research program and develop additional ideas for future studies and to seek funding for these studies from the NIH and other funding agencies. It is expected that approximately 20 percent of the incumbents time will be devoted to research and scholarly productivity net of the consultative efforts described above. Space will be provided.
Under the direction and with the collaboration of the Director, QSP, develop courses, workshop, and seminar series for faculty, staff, trainees, and students regarding quantitative methods in applied research. Topic areas include research design, data management, quality assurance, basic statistics, advanced statistics, and psychometrics. Provide ongoing mentoring to junior faculty, trainees in methods and quantitative skills development.
In addition to responsibilities described above, the incumbent will be expected to actively participate in all activities of the Quantitative Science Program, the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.


Minimum requirements include: PhD or equivalent degree in a quantitative discipline or a degree in another discipline with a strong quantitative background. One or more years of post-doctoral experience is required. Preferred is training in Quantitative Psychology, Psychometrics, Educational Psychology, Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, or Sociology. The successful candidate must qualify for a full-time medical faculty academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Research Scholar Track in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest (addressed to Richard Jones, ScD, Search Chair) and an updated CV via Interfolio at

last updated 27 Feb 2017