Professional Development 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


Postdoctoral 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, virology, or structural biology to join the Structural Virology Section, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases at NIAID. Research in the Structural Virology Section is committed to understanding how positive-sense RNA viruses enter human host cells, replicate, and evade the immune response. This laboratory uses a series of structural, biophysical, and molecular virology techniques to progress its long-term goals: to discover and develop an effective HCV vaccine, novel antiviral drugs, and immunomodulators for use as broad-based antiviral agents.  See Announcement

Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer, Vaccine Research Center, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The NIAID Vaccine Research Center (VRC) is recruiting for a supervisory veterinary medical officer 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

The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work

Invites nominations and applications for 5 tenure track assistant professor positions effective fall semester 2017. We are especially interested in adding faculty who will strengthen our capacity in the areas of Health, Aging, and Mental Health domains with a special emphasis on diversity and interdisciplinary research activities. 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

Postdoctoral Position: Evaluation of Immunodeficiencies

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

Postdoctoral Position: Norovirus Therapeutics

The Caliciviruses Section is in the LID, NIAID, and studies caliciviruses with an emphasis on the noroviruses associated with acute gastroenteritis. The Section is seeking a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in viral immunology to work on development of antiviral therapy for the noroviruses. Candidates should have a strong background in at least one of these areas: virology, immunology, molecular biology, antibody engineering, or stem cells.  See Announcement

Tulane University: School of Social Work, Tenure track Assistant Professor

The Tulane University School of Social Work (TSSW) ( ) is seeking an exceptional behavioral science researcher and educator to join our top level faculty beginning in August 2017. See Announcement.

Harvard University: Director of Advanced Undergraduate Labs

The Director of Advanced Undergraduate Laboratories teaches laboratory chemistry courses and oversees a well-equipped, state of the art, advanced undergraduate laboratory space. See announcement.

Post-Doctoral Position: Laboratory of Bacteriology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

A postdoctoral intramural research training award (IRTA) position is available in the Pathogen Molecular Genetics Section (PMGS) to study mechanisms of bacterial interaction of Gram-positive skin colonizers in the context of skin colonization and disease. See Announcement.

Staff Clinician, Laboratory of Malaria Immunology and Vaccinology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is seeking an outstanding clinical investigator for the Laboratory of Malaria Immunology and Vaccinology (LMIV). See Announcement.

Post-Doctoral Position: Laboratory of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Division of Intramural Research, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

A post-doctoral position is available at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, in the Laboratory of Clinical Infectious Diseases (LCID) for the newly established Inflammation and Innate Immunity Unit (IIIU). See Announcement.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is seeking an exceptional and visionary leader to be the deputy director of the Division of AIDS (DAIDS). See Announcement

Dominican University Assistant Professor of Sociology

The Department of Sociology and Criminology is seeking a sociologist at the rank of assistant professor for a tenure-track position beginning in fall 2017. See Announcement

University of Connecticut - School of Social Work

Applications are now being accepted for multiple tenure track faculty positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. See Announcement for Associate/Full Professor and announcement for Assistant Professor.

Postdoctoral Fellowships for Graduate Research Training in Alcohol Problems and Alcohol-Related Disparities

The Alcohol Research Group, in association with the School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, is currently accepting applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) for research training in alcohol studies. See Announcement  and Instructions


The Department of Psychology in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor or a tenure track Assistant Professor position with an anticipated start date of Fall 2017. See Announcement.

Department of Health Management and Policy in the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health

The Department of Health Management and Policy in the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health seeks applicants for a tenure-line position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of population health management and/or implementation and translational science in public health and health care. Salary commensurate with experience. The position will be available starting on or after September 1, 2017. See Announcement

Texas A & M

FACULTY POSITION IN AFFECTIVE NEUROSCIENCE - TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY. As part of an ongoing effort to enhance the strength of an interdisciplinary research initiative in affective science, the Department of Psychology ( at Texas A&M University invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position with research interests in affective neuroscience, broadly construed, to begin Fall 2017. See Full 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

Texas Tech University:Department of Psychological Sciences announces 2 tenure track positions

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech University announces two openings for tenure-track positions. We seek applications in the areas of social and counseling psychology. All applicants should have a strong, programmatic research focus with the potential to attract extramural research funding. 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.




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