Research Psychologist

Posted: 12/26/2021

Rogers Behavioral Health is seeking a Research Psychologist to serve as a lead investigator with full privileges in the Rogers Research Center. The Research Psychologist will design and execute studies that provide insight into human behaviors and mental health related to Addiction and/or Eating Disorders, or related clinical programs at Rogers Behavioral Health.  

The Research Scientist will serve as principal investigator on multiple studies including internal investigator-initiated studies and externally sponsored or collaborative studies.  They will have access to the vast data repository for retrospective research studies, will design and implement strategic research partnerships in multiple areas and will be responsible for supervising research protocols of junior scientists, researchers or students and providing instruction on research methods or techniques needed to conduct related research.

Additional responsibilities include: 

  • Completes and submits grant applications, as available and appropriate, with the goal of obtaining additional research support funding.
  • Disseminates findings at departmental workshops, academic conferences, internal and external venues, invited lectures, and appropriate journals, books and/or periodicals.
  • Develops instruments and tools for data collection.
  • Develops and submits all materials required for Internal Review Board and Rogers administrative approvals for individual research projects, including budgets, resources, hypothesis, aims, risks, risk mitigation and annual review, where applicable.
  • Assists with administrative tasks and establishing infrastructure, policies and procedures during start-up of the Rogers Research Center as defined by Rogers Research Center Leadership and current priorities.
  • Assists other research psychologists and research staff with questions and feedback regarding other research projects. Provides review, constructive critique, suggestions and techniques aimed at improving the quality and impact of research done at Rogers.
  • Appropriately discloses and protects innovations and ideas resulting from novel research conducted in the Rogers Research Center.
  • Serves on committees or advisory boards as appropriate to expertise and background that serve the quality, integrity and operations of the Rogers Research Center.
  • Collaborates with researchers from outside organizations, forming strategic partnerships, and implementing collaborative research projects.


  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, etc.) for positions of 30 hours or more per week.  
  • Childcare reimbursement offered for positions of 20 hours or more per week.   
  • Gainshare bonus based on company goals.  
  • 401k with matching contribution that is fully vested from day 1. 
  • Loan relief, tuition reimbursement and scholarship opportunities. 


Rogers Behavioral Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit provider of highly specialized psychiatric care. Rogers offers evidence-based treatment for children, teens, and adults with OCD and anxiety, addiction, depression and other mood disorders, eating disorders, trauma, and PTSD. Backed by more than a century of experience, Rogers is leading the way on measurement-based care and use of clinical outcomes.   

Rogers provides residential care and has three inpatient facilities located in southeastern Wisconsin. Rogers also offers outpatient services in a growing network of communities across the U.S.  

The System also includes Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation, which supports patient care, programs, and research; and Rogers In Health, an initiative that works to eliminate the stigma of mental health challenges. For more information, visit 

To apply, please visit and complete an online application. 


Required Skills

1. Demonstrated knowledge and application of scientific method.

2. Thorough understanding and observation of ethical guidelines and regulations relating to human subject research.

3. Knowledge and experience in preparing, conducting, writing and presenting organized human subject research projects, with experience working with and serving on an IRB.

4. Exceptional written communication skills, phrasing, editing and organizing technical documents.  Computer proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office required. 

Required Experience

1. Doctorate degree, in psychology, social work or a related field.

2. Minimum 5 years post-doctoral clinical or research experience, or demonstrated exceptional research performance that includes, but is not limited to several high-impact publications, success in competing for external funding, or program investments.

3. Minimum of 10 first author publications in appropriate peer-reviewed journals, or equivalent high-impact publications as collaborating author.

4. Minimum 5 years’ experience delivering scientific or academic instruction to undergraduate or graduate students, or professionals.


This position is located at 347000 Valley Rd., Oconomowoc, WI. 

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