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Prevention Specialist, Psychology

Prevention Specialist Position available at the Adolescent Health Research Program at Reed College in Portland, Oregon.  This position is half time with benefits (0.51 FTE; ~23 hrs/wk) for a 10-month period (approx. September – June).  Primary responsibilities include implementing a grant-funded alcohol prevention program in local high schools and supporting research-related activities.  Applicants should have a strong academic and/or professional background in school-based interventions, alcohol and drug prevention, and/or adolescent development.  Post-baccalaureate training (e.g., master’s degree, specialized certifications) in psychology, social work, counseling, or addictions is required.  Criminal background checks will be required of all final candidates for the position.  Applicants should have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation.
Reed College is a community that values cultural and intellectual pluralism as essential to the excellence of our academic program.  In your application materials, please convey how your professional background might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity statement (
Please send a cover letter, CV, and the Reed employment application (  to Dr. Kristen G. Anderson in the Department of Psychology at Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until November 5, 2012.

Deadline to Apply:     November 5, 2012
Equal Opportunity Employer

Classification:    Unclassified
Grade:        Unclassified
Salary Range:    Grant Funded
October 5, 2012

Deadline: November 5, 2012