Opportunities at InCHIP

Current Employment Opportunities

The University of Connecticut’s Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP) is a multidisciplinary research institute dedicated to the creation and dissemination of new scientific knowledge and theoretical frameworks in the areas of health behavior, health behavior change, and health intervention and prevention. InCHIP seeks an Executive Assistant I (UCP 8) to manage administrative services and business operations of the Institute.

This position is accountable for a wide range of administrative, fiscal, personnel and facilities related functions and resolves problems that are central to the Institute.  The Executive Assistant is also responsible for working with the Directors to ensure InCHIP’s growth and success in working collaboratively with administrative and academic units across campuses.

Details of the position and application instructions are available here.

The Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy at UConn is currently seeking to fill a position for a Research Specialist (Program Coordinator/Boundary Spanner). Under the direction of InCHIP Directors, this full-time Research Specialist is to recruit and mobilize networks of health researchers from various academic departments across UConn, UConn Health and the community, in order to broaden InCHIP’s portfolio of externally funded health research. This works includes establishing a variety of forums for researchers to work collaboratively and pursue funding opportunities to conduct innovative research on specific health topics which lead to the award of large multidisciplinary grants. The incumbent will also assist with critical programmatic and administrative activities, including event coordination, seed grant competition management, report writing, and contact and listserv management.

Details of the position and application instructions are available here.

If you have questions about employment opportunities at InCHIP, please contact humanresources@chip.uconn.edu.

Collaborative Research Opportunities

New research projects are initiated by InCHIP principal investigators on a regular basis. Individuals from many disciplines are regularly sought to collaborate on these projects. Ph.D. level researchers with expertise in areas related to health behavior, health behavior change, health intervention, and prevention, who are looking for opportunities for major involvement in research through InCHIP, should contact Director Jeffrey Fisher at Jeffrey.Fisher@uconn.edu.