Research Assistant

    Partnership to End Addiction is a national nonprofit uniquely positioned to reach, engage and help families impacted by addiction. With decades of experience in research, direct service, communications and partnership-building, we provide families with personalized support and resources — while mobilizing policymakers, researchers and health care professionals to better address addiction systemically on a national scale. For more information, visit

    Partnership to End Addiction is seeking a full-time Research Assistant to join the Research Division to support several projects focused on family involvement in youth substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery. The Research Assistant will work as an integral member of the Family and Adolescent Clinical Technology & Science (FACTS) team to help with several study tasks and will report to the FACTS Director of Clinical Training and Research Operations.

    This position is funded by a NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse) grant through August 2024.  Duration of employment is limited to the duration of the grant.  Those with a background in psychology and/or an interest in applying to graduate school are encouraged to apply.

     Responsibilities of the job include: 

    • Demonstrate and reflect the mission and values of the organization.
    • Proactively coordinate and collaborate with colleagues to fulfill mission and objectives of the job.
    • Online data management and tracking
    • Communicating with study participants, providing technical support as needed
    • Assisting with additional tasks related to consenting participants and collecting data
    • Assisting with data cleaning and analysis
    • Completing miscellaneous administrative/coordination tasks within the FACTS team


    • Bachelor’s Degree in psychology or other social science
    • At least 1 year of relevant research experience
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • Ability to work as part of a cohesive team, but also to work independently when needed to achieve goals.
    • Experience using SPSS preferred
    • Compassion and empathy for those impacted by addiction

    Starting Pay Range: 

    $45,000 – $50,000 annual salary, based on relevant experience and qualifications.

    Partnership to End Addiction offers a competitive benefits package including health, life and disability insurance, defined contribution retirement plan, paid family and medical leave, gym subsidies and more to eligible employees.

    Note: We will be working in a hybrid capacity starting in March 2023, with at least one day per week in the NYC office.

    Partnership to End Addiction is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive work environment for the success of our employees and the fulfillment of our mission. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce, encompassing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, that is representative of the people and communities we aim to serve.

    Learn more about working at Partnership to End Addiction.

    Cover letter and resume should be emailed to