• Research Scientist

    Job Location US-MN-Center City
    Full Time
    Mon - Fri
    Hours of Work
  • Overview

    The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is the world's leading organization singularly dedicated to combating addiction to alcohol and drugs with a full continuum of services.


    Over the course of a year, we:

    • Serve over 15,000 patients annually through treatment centers in Minnesota, California, Illinois, Oregon, New York, and Florida
    • Educate over 600 professionals through our accredited Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies, Professionals in Residence program and Summer Institute for Medical Students.
    • Provide publishing books and materials for over 32,000 publishing customers
    • Provide prevention services to over 50,000 students across the United States and the world

    One of our key strategic objectives is people - our employees are essential in the process of propelling our organization forward to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead. Are you ready to excel in these challenges and opportunities? Do you possess the qualities below? Join Our Team!


    What are we looking for?

    • Individuals with a Client, Customer, and/or Stakeholder Focus 
    • Results-oriented attitude
    • Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork
    • Courage and Commitment
    • Adaptability and Learning Agility

    What do we offer?

    • Competitive Benefits (health, dental, vision, etc)
    • Paid Time-Off
    • Training Opportunities
    • Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
    • Tuition Reimbursement

    Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.
    Equal Opportunity Employer:  Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities


    Apply advanced statistical, scientific and technical expertise to implement clinical and institutional research projects to advance the mission of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. Disseminate results through verbal and/or written reports, white papers, scholarly publications and conference presentations. Supervise the work of Research Assistants and other staff, as assigned. Serve as a research faculty member within the Graduate School, participating in committees and teams, as assigned, and teaching the research course.

    • Conduct research projects to fulfill the organization’s strategic and operational goals
    • Secure funding to support research
    • Report, publish, present, and disseminate research results
    • Provide leadership and supervision to Research Assistants and other research department staff to ensure that all projects proceed in a timely and efficient manner
    • Collaborate with other internal and/or external researchers
    • Serve as a research faculty member in the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies
    • Assure a safe and secure environment for patients, staff, guests and visitors.  Maintain privacy, security, and confidentiality for all patients (past and present, based on federal and state regulations and Hazelden policies



    Required Qualifications:

    • Doctoral degree in clinical psychology or related field completed within a scientist or scientist practitioner program
    • Completed doctoral level coursework in research design, methodology, and advanced statistics
    • Minimum of 2 years of psychosocial treatment research activity
    •  Excellent written and verbal skills

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior supervision and leadership experience
    • Current professional license (i.e., Psychology)


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