Postdoctoral Fellowship Position in Alcohol Research:
A postdoctoral position in alcohol research is available now through an NIAAA T32 institutional training grant between SDSU and UCSD in San Diego, CA. Postdoctoral appointees are supported for twelve-month, full-time appointments with the ability to receive up to two years of support based upon acceptable progress during their initial year. Qualified candidates must be U.S. citizens (or permanent resident or noncitizen national of the U.S.) and have completed their doctoral degree requirements in the clinical and behavioral sciences. Specific areas of alcohol research include fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, adolescent and adult alcohol/substance use disorders, risk and protective factors for alcoholism, alcohol and brain disease, neurobiological/behavioral effects of alcoholism, neuropsychological function, structural and functional neuroimaging, interventions, and psychiatric and medical comorbidity. Fellows will conduct research with their mentor, including comprehensive literature reviews and participation in data collection and analysis. Fellows are expected to become involved in manuscript and grant writing, to participate in alcohol research training program seminars, and present at national meetings (e.g., Research Society on Alcoholism). Faculty mentors include Drs. Edward Riley (Director), Susan Tapert (co-Director), Robert Anthenelli, Kara Bagot, Sandra A. Brown, Mariana Cherner, Cindy Ehlers, Jay Giedd, Igor Grant, Joanna Jacobus, Terry Jernigan, Ksenija Marinkovic, Sarah Mattson, David Moore, Mark Myers, Sonya Norman, Marc Schuckit, Andrea Spadoni, Michael Taylor, Jennifer Thomas, Ryan Trim, Tamara Wall, and Matt Worley. To apply please complete the online form (http://niaaa-t32.sdsu.edu/apply/) and submit your CV, personal statement, and the names of three references to Edward Riley's assistant, Jill Vander Velde, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant or Associate Professor Division of Pharmacology & Toxicology:
The Division of Pharmacology & Toxicology at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor level, with an anticipated start date of Fall 2018. Division faculty members (http://sites.utexas.edu/pharmtox/faculty/) are a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative group with cutting-edge basic and translational research programs. The University of Texas at Austin is home to the Waggoner Center on Alcohol and Addiction Research which provides strong support for collaborative research. The successful applicant will engage in productive research, high-quality teaching, and active participation in university service. The candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous and externally funded research program.
Assistant Professor (Psychology) in Animal Neuroscience:
Lawrence University, a 1500-student select liberal arts college in northeast Wisconsin with a conservatory of music, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning September 2018. Teaching responsibilities include basic and intermediate neuroscience courses (e.g., Behavioral Neuroscience; Psychopharmacology); advanced courses in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise; Introductory Psychology; and teaching in Lawrence’s flagship Freshman Studies program. Ph.D. required. Faculty at Lawrence are expected to engage in ongoing programs of scholarly activity. The successful candidate will engage in research in some area of animal neuroscience. The Psychology Department has extensive research facilities, including spacious labs for animal studies, and offers competitive start-up and grant writing support to help develop a sustainable research program.
NIH Postdoctoral Fellowships in Addiction Research:
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), Division of Intramural Clinical and Biological Research, and The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Intramural Research Program, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for post-doctoral fellows (MD and/or PhD) to conduct research in the Section on Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology and Neuropsychopharmacology (CPN) located in the Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center on the main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. The laboratory conducts clinical and translational inpatient and outpatient studies employing state-of- the-art bio behavioral, neuroimaging and pharmacological procedures to identify possible novel medications for addictions.