APA looking for a Director of Research and Special Projects
November 15, 2013
The American Psychological Association seeks a Director of Research and Special Projects to manage the design, management, and coordination of large scale projects that demonstrate the value and various benefits of integrating psychological knowledge, services, and methodology in areas of expanding opportunity for professional psychology, including medical services, disability services, and the broader corporate workplace. Preferred candidates will have a Doctorate in psychology but individuals with a Doctorate in other health services research areas will be considered. Candidates should have experience in project management in an association, consulting firm, research setting or other organization. Part-time work or experience concurrent with education may be acceptable. Background in mental health, health psychology, or health care policy preferred. Excellent organizational, analytical, and written and oral communication skills required.
The American Psychological Association is a large membership association with over 137,000 members worldwide. Based in Washington, DC, APA offers a location convenient to the Union Station Metro, and an excellent benefits package.