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Social Work - Teaching & Research

Primary Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities are associated with research and teaching with two faculty members in the School of Social Work, Dr. Anthony Hill and Dr. Lisa Watson.

Narrative:

The graduate fellow will assist Dr. Anthony C. Hill, School of Social Work Assistant Professor in conducting database searches for relevant research articles and organizing literature review articles.

The graduate fellow will assist Dr. Watson in conducting qualitative interviews on Family Stress and Coping Research, transcribing audio recordings of qualitative interviews, and importing qualitative data into qualitative data analysis software. The Fellow will also assist in conducting database searches for relevant research articles and organizing literature review articles. The Research Fellow will receive training, supervision, and support in qualitative research and conducting field-based qualitative interviews. Fellow will also assist in researching curricula for the National Technical Assistance Network for Children’s Behavioral Health and may also assist in research initiatives for the SAMHSA initiative.

The graduate fellow will assist in preparing class materials, conducting specific database searches for class relevant teaching resources, and loading class relevant articles and videos onto Moodle.

Secondary Responsibilities:

Fellow will organize, file, and make copies of research materials, schedule field based qualitative interviews, and assist in recruiting research participants (phone calls, flyers, etc.).  Fellow will make copies of class materials and/or scan onto Moodle.     


Fellowship Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness in developing leadership skills
  • Comfort level in working with topics of trauma, youth development, school social work, mediation and conflict resolution, secondary stress and spirituality
  • Enthusiasm for working with and understanding families and children
  • Prior experience working with families and children preferred
  • Strong word processing and computer based skills

Position Requirements:

  • Enrolled as a graduate student in the Springfield College School of Social Work
  • Available for weekday field-based qualitative interviews

Hours per week:                    10 hours a week.        

Tuition Waiver:                     12 Credit Hours per year – 6 credit hours per semester

Annual Stipend:                    $2,000

Application Deadline:           March 1, 2017

Contact:                                 Anthony C. Hill, EdD, MSW

                                                Assistant Professor

                                                Springfield College Graduate School of Social Work

                                                ahill@springfieldcollege.edu

                                                413-748-3068 (office)

 

                                                Lisa E. Watson, PhD, LICSW

                                                Assistant Professor

                                                Springfield College Graduate School of Social Work

                                                lwatson@springfieldcollege.edu

                                                413-748-3045 (office) & 978-290-7665 (cell)