Employment Opportunities at the Center

The Center for Violence Prevention Prevention (CVP) employs a diverse mix of research, communications and administrative professionals and researchers-in-training. Employment opportunities are regularly posted for this dynamic “Center of Emphasis” at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute.

Employment opportunities at CVP span the research, outreach, and administrative fields. If you are interested in joining the team at the Center for Violence Prevention, please click on a position below. The link will take you to a full description on the "Careers" page of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) website. There, you also will find detailed information on how to submit your resume and general information about employment at CHOP.

Open Employment Opportunities

Psychologist I – Req# 133025

The Psychologist I provides psychological services to patients throughout the CHOP inpatient and ambulatory enterprise within the Violence Intervention Program (VIP); provides clinical, trauma-informed supervision to other clinicians, participates in the educational experience of trainees; establishes plan and initiates professional growth and leadership within the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, and presents work at the local or regional level. In some settings, the psychologist may have a matrixed reporting relationship to a physician leader outside the Department.

School Intervention Coach II – Req# 135034

The bullying prevention clinical research team within the Center for Violence Prevention is seeking a School Intervention Coach II. The primary roles of this position is to serve as a program champion in participating schools and provide training and ongoing coaching / consultation to school staff related to an evidenced-based aggression & bullying prevention program. Secondarily, this position will participate in related research activities. The goal of this position is to prepare staff in urban schools to independently conduct and sustain prevention programming. By building capacity in this way, schools will be better equipped and more confident in preventing/reducing aggression and promoting student leadership, which has been shown to improve overall classroom and school climate.

Clinical Research Coordinator I – Req# 136892

The Violence Intervention Program (VIP) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is seeking a Research Coordinator I to support a study evaluating a brief intervention for youth who have experienced violence-related injuries. Under moderate supervision, this individual will have primary responsibility for performing coordination and administrative responsibilities for the research study, as well as several other research projects led by VIP investigators.