Professional Development Opportunities

Ph.D. PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES

Joint Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Research on Substance Use

The program includes tuition waiver for candidates who meet the academic/experience requirements, and is the first of its kind. The focus of the Ph. D is on research, so its curriculum stands out as unique within the field.  See our flyer and visit our website.

Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity (LEAD) Program

The LEAD Program is an NIH-sponsored R25 training program that uses the NIDA CTN as a platform for providing research training to early-career investigators from underrepresented racial/ethnic minority groups conducting research in the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and services field. See Announcement

Ph.D. program in Biomedical Sciences at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine - Florida International University

The Ph.D. program in Biomedical Sciences at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine - Florida International University is currently recruiting students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in the following research areas: (1) Science and Toxicology (2) Immunology and HIV/AIDS (3) Infectious Diseases (4) Nanomedicine and nanodevices .(5) Reproduction and Development. See Announcement.

NIDA Diversity Scholars Network

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Office of Diversity and Health Disparities (ODHD) is accepting applications for the NIDA Diversity Scholars Network (NDSN) program.  The NDSN is a competitive, rigorous, and comprehensive program aimed at enhancing the funding success of outstanding underrepresented early-stage investigators conducting drug abuse research. See Announcement

8th Annual Éxito! Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training Summer Institute and Internship June 2018 in San Antonio, TX.

Éxito! provides minority master’s-level students and master’s-trained health professionals with the tools, tips, motivation and support network needed to pursue a doctoral degree and a career in cancer control and health disparities research. More info at: http://exitotraining.org/apply

VACANT POSITIONS

Regulatory Data Specialist,Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Division of Intramural Research (DIR) is composed of 15 laboratories, 1 independent section, and 3 branches engaged in scientific research programs that cover a wide range of biomedical disciplines related to immunology, allergy, and infectious diseases. See Announcement

Postdoctoral Intramural Research Fellowship Position

A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the Prion Cell Biology Unit within the Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases in the Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, located at Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, MT. See Announcement

Chemical Hygiene Officer: Amherst College

Amherst College invites applications for the position of chemical hygiene officer. Amherst has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Today, nearly one-quarter of Amherst's students are Pell Grant recipients; 45 percent of our studentsidentify as domestic students of color; and 10 percent of the students are international students. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Intramural Research Fellowship Position; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the Prion Cell Biology Unit within the Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases in the Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, located at Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, MT. See Announcement.

Post-Doctoral Training in Promoting Equity in Cardiovascular Disease: University of Texas at Austin

The Steve Hicks School of Social Work and the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin are recruiting four postdoctoral fellows. The goal of the postdoctoral training program is to increase diversity in behavioral, population, and implementation science research to promote health equity in cardiovascular disease. See Announcement

Chief, Biostatistics Research Branch; Division of Clinical Research;National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking an exceptional and motivated scientist to serve as the chief, Biostatistics Research Branch (BRB), Division of Clinical Research (DCR). See Announcement

Postdoctoral Intramural Research Fellowship Position; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the TSE/Prion Molecular Biology Section of the Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases in the Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, located at Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, MT. See Announcement

Director, Radiation and Nuclear Countermeasures Research Program; Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking an exceptional and motivated leader to serve as the director for the Radiation and Nuclear Countermeasures Program (RNCP) in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation. Within NIH, NIAID is the lead Institute for the development of medical countermeasures to mitigate/treat radiation injuries. NIAID is committed to improving the understanding of the mechanisms of radiation injury and accelerating the discovery, advancement, testing, and licensure of promising medical countermeasures. See Announcement.

Tenure-Track/Tenure-Eligible Investigator, Molecular Biology, Pathogenesis, Antiviral Therapies and Vaccines Laboratory of Virology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Division of Intramural Research (DIR) is seeking an outstanding scientist for a tenure-track/tenure-eligible position to carry out independent research on viral agents requiring high or maximum containment in the Laboratory of Virology (LV), located on NIAID’s Rocky Mountain Laboratories campus in Hamilton, Montana. See Announcement.

Senior Scientific Officer, Director, Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick, Maryland : National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes of the NIH, is seeking an exceptional and visionary leader for the position of director, integrated research facility (IRF) within the Division of Clinical Research (DCR). See Announcement

Supervisory Chemist, Vaccine Research Center:National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Vaccine Research Center (VRC) is recruiting for a supervisory chemist to serve as the head of the Vaccine Production Program. See Announcement

Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) Program Director, Tulane University School of Social Work (TSSW) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Tulane University’s School of Social Work invites applications for a 9-month tenured faculty appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The DSW director provides academic leadership and oversight of the DSW program’s curricula and instruction to ensure successful delivery of the academic program. The expected start date is August 1, 2018. See Announcement.

Malaria Pathogenesis and Immunity Postdoctoral Scientist: NIH

The Pathogenesis and Immunity Section in the Laboratory of Malaria Immunology and Vaccinology at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has a position open for a postdoctoral scientist. See Announcement.

Claremont Graduate University, located in Southern California: Tenure track or tenured faculty position

The School of Community and Global Health, Claremont Graduate University, has an immediate opening for one tenure track or tenured faculty position (open rank). SCGH has a commitment to provide especially strong research support to faculty members conducting extramural research on important applied issues including an incentive system linked to extramural funding. Applicants must have a recent record of extramural funding and outstanding scholarship, excellent teaching evaluations, and ability to teach one or preferably more core courses in public health (including advanced statistics, epidemiology, global health, or leadership and management). Exceptional applicants with other research or teaching interests in public health also will be considered. See Announcement

Postdoctoral Researcher, LSUHSC-NO Comprehensive Alcohol-HIV/AIDS Research Center in New Orleans, Louisiana

A position for Postdoctoral Researcher is available at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Our research group is located within the LSUHSC-NO Comprehensive Alcohol-HIV/AIDS Research Center.

Our Multidisciplinary Group studies mechanisms by which substance misuse leads to adverse health outcomes, particularly in people infected with HIV. Our focus is on microbiota- and immune-mediated pathways. Health outcomes of special interest include host defense against pneumonia, biological aging, and cardiometabolic syndrome. See Announcement.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Tulane University School of Social Work (TSSW) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Tulane University’s School of Social Work invites applications for a 12-month tenured faculty appointment for the position of Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. The Associate Dean has responsibility for fostering innovative and collaborative, methods for the development, implementation, and monitoring of the academic programs in the TSSW.  See Announcement.

Staff Clinician Position, Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology,National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Division of Intramural Research (DIR), Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology (LCIM) is offering a staff clinician position in mycology clinical and translational research. See Announcement

Assistant Project Scientist—META Laboratory, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara

The Memory, Emotion, Thought, Awareness (META) Laboratory within the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for an open, part-time Assistant Project Scientist. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal, depending on performance and availability of funding. See Announcement

K12 Career Development Program in Substance Use and Addiction Medicine based at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

This program will provide salary, training and project support for a 2- to 5-year period of intensive mentored research training and career development for promising post-doctoral clinician-scientists who aim to establish independent research programs in patient-oriented substance use and addiction research. Research topics may include a broad range of substance use or addiction medicine topics. See Announcement

Tenure-Track Faculty Position, California State University, San Marcos, Department of Human Development

California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Human Development Department is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position for an academic year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor who will complement the various curricular areas in the major that emphasizes lifespan development. See Announcement.

Implementation Team Scientist Faculty Position, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time, non-tenure eligible Team Scientist at the rank of Assistant Professor. See Announcement

T32 Training Program in Alcohol Research,SDSU and UCSD in San Diego, CA

A postdoctoral position in alcohol research is available now through an NIAAA T32 institutional training grant between SDSU and UCSD in San Diego, CA. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Position in Viral Infection and the Innate Immune Response

A postdoctoral position is available immediately for a highly motivated candidate with a background in immunology or virology to join the Structural Virology Section, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, Division of Intramural Research, NIAID. See Announcement

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Position, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the Retroviral Immunology Section of the Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases in the Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, located at Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, MT to conduct innovative scientific research in the field of HIV therapeutics, vaccines and cure. See Announcement

Brown University School of Public Health

The Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice within the School of Public Health at Brown University invites applications for an open rank faculty position in Health Services Research at the Assistant, Associate or Professor (Research) level.  See Announcement

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Health Inequitites

The University of Utah Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity (Center for HOPE) is accepting applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Health Inequities (2-3 year appointments). See Announcement.

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for the position of Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment (LPSOE), the anticipated start date of this appointment is July 1, 2018. The LPSOE position is a permanent full-time faculty position designed for individuals who wish to focus their careers on teaching, professional activities, and university and community service and is viewed as a "security of employment-track" position. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Position in T-Lymphocyte Biology Unit; Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases; NIAID/NIH

A postdoctoral intramural research training award (IRTA) position is available immediately for an outstanding candidate to study host responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in the T-lymphocyte Biology Unit (TBU), Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases at NIAID. See Announcement

UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) Summer Program

This program is designed to address training needs of early career investigators interested in the intersections of HIV, mental health and/or substance use as these relate to the health needs of ethnic minority communities in the US. We are currently accepting applications for our program, also known as the Visiting Professors Program. See Flyer.

NYU Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

A strength of New York University (NYU) is that our scholarly community actively engages in a global world. As such, NYU’s community is enriched by individuals reflecting diverse sociocultural identities, perspectives and experiences. NYU recognizes the value of a diverse community in supporting an intellectually challenging and inclusive educational environment. To that end, the NYU Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports promising scholars and educators from diverse backgrounds whose life experience and research experience will contribute significantly to academic excellence at NYU. This program offers postdoctoral research fellowships in all fields, coupled with faculty mentoring, professional development, and academic networking opportunities. See announcement.

Postdoctoral Intramural Research Fellowship Position; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the TSE/Prion Molecular Biology Section of the Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases in the Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, located at Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, MT. See Announcement.

LECTURERS (3) - The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Massachusetts – Amherst

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (http://www.umass.edu/pbs/) invites applications for three full-time LECTURERS (non-tenure track), starting fall 2018. We are seeking talented applicants with expertise in teaching large classes and working with undergraduate student populations.See Announcement.

Assistant Professor—Neural Basis of Motivated Behavior-Dept. of Psychological and Brain Sciences

The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) has embarked on a multi-year, multi-departmental expansion in neuroscience and related areas of research. As part of this growth, the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track faculty position in the Neural Basis of Motivated Behavior. See Announcement.

Assistant Professor Tenure Track Faculty position Boston College School of Social Work

Boston College School of Social Work (BCSSW) seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor to join its vibrant community of social work scholars and practitioners. BCSSW, as a leading school of social work in the nation, has been responding to the pressing social concerns of the Boston region and the world. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Position in Malaria Functional Genomics Section (MFGS)

A postdoctoral intramural research training award (IRTA) position is available immediately for an outstanding candidate to study host responses to malaria infection in the Malaria Functional Genomics Section (MFGS), Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research at NIAID. See Announcement.

Department of Physiology: LSU Health – New Orleans

The Department of Physiology in the School of Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA seeks outstanding candidates with a PhD or equivalent degree for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant to full professor level. Special consideration will be given to candidates with significant extramural funding and research strengths in cardiovascular physiology or alcohol-related pathophysiology. Click here for more Info

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

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.  See Announcement.

Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer; Vaccine Research Center

The NIAID Vaccine Research Center (VRC) is recruiting for a senior scientist to oversee preclinical research activities, investigate novel vaccine delivery methods, and serve as the head of the Translational Research Program. NIAID is a major research component of NIH and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). See Announcement

Director, Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Director, Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study; Deputy Director, Division of Epidemiology, Services, and Prevention Research (DESPR), NIDA. The direct link to this position is https://jobs.nih.gov/vacancies/executive/despr.htm . See Announcement

Postdoctoral Intramural Research Fellowship Position: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the TSE/Prion Molecular Biology Section of the Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases in the Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, located at Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, MT. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Position - The Scripps Research Institute

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Addictive Disorders investigators are seeking applications for our Postdoctoral Training Program funded by a NIH/NIAAA Institutional Training Grant (T32 AA007456). The successful applicant will receive training under a program that has been training young scientists in the field of substance abuse research for over 30 years. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Position - in T-Lymphocyte Biology Unit, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

A postdoctoral intramural research training award (IRTA) position is available immediately for an outstanding candidate to study host responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in the T-lymphocyte Biology Unit (TBU), Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases at NIAID. See Announcement

Postdoctoral Position in Laboratory of Infectious Diseases

A post-doctoral position is available at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, in the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases (LID), Structural Informatics Unit (SIU).  The SIU seeks to elucidate the molecular architecture, function and epitope diversity of viral proteins. The research program exploits 3D electron microscopy of viruses and protein complexes to obtain structural information. See full announcement.

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND ANTHROPOLOGY - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

The Department of Geography and Anthropology in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2018. Candidates specializing in applied research in anthropology are
especially encouraged to apply. Regional area and sub-discipline are open.  See Announcement

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND ANTHROPOLOGY - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

The Department of Geography and Anthropology in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sociocultural Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2018. Candidates specializing in economic or political anthropology are especially encouraged to apply. Regional area of focus in Asia or Asian diaspora populations is preferred; Africa and Latin America also desirable.  See Announcement.

LECTURER - TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

As part of ongoing enhancement of undergraduate education, the Department of Psychology (http://psychology.tamu.edu) at Texas A&M University invites applications for one non-tenure track Lecturer faculty position, to begin Fall, 2017. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Position at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Addictive Disorders

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Addictive Disorders investigators are seeking applications for our Postdoctoral Training Program funded by a NIH/NIAAA Institutional Training Grant (T32 AA007456). The successful applicant will receive training under a program that has been training young scientists in the field of substance abuse research for over 30 years. See Announcement

Postdoctoral Position in T-Lymphocyte Biology Unit

A postdoctoral intramural research training award (IRTA) position is available immediately for an outstanding candidate to study host responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in the T-lymphocyte Biology Unit (TBU), Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases at NIAID.  See Announcement

Postdoctoral Position: Arizona State University T32 training grant: Research Training in Drug Abuse/HIV Prevention; Closing the Research-Practice Gap

Arizona State University invites applications for a NIDA-funded T32 post-doctoral training program focusing on closing the research-practice gap in drug abuse and HIV prevention. See Announcement

University of Texas School of Public Health; Assistant, Associate or Professor Positions

The University of Texas School of Public Health (UTSPH) seeks applicants for multiple positions with expertise in Population Health specifically focused on pediatric disease prevention and chronic illness management. See full Announcement

Department of Physiology: LSU Health – New Orleans

The Department of Physiology in the School of Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA seeks outstanding candidates with a PhD or equivalent degree for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant to full professor level. Special consideration will be given to candidates with significant extramural funding and research strengths in cardiovascular physiology or alcohol-related pathophysiology. Click here for more Info.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

RESOURCES

Public Health Online

Click here to access community resources for public health careers and education.

Public Health Degree Program Information

PublicHealthDegrees.org

4researchers.org NIH-funded Website

Click here to access resources and practical information for researchers across a broad range of topics, with a focus on those in the behavioral and social science field.

FUNDING

NIH Tenure-Track Opportunities

https://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?Live=19482&bhcp=1

NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices

Information on grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities.

Successful NIH grant proposals

Examples of successful NIH grant proposals at NIAID.

National Health Council Database

A resource to help link unfunded NIH applications with potential non-governmental funding sources.