Professional Development Opportunities

PhD and POSTBACCALAUREATE PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Postdoctoral NIDA-funded T32 Program

An exciting opportunity for post-doctoral training is offered in the Substance Abuse Epidemiology training program (SAETP) at Columbia University through the Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health. The SAETP in the Columbia University Medical Center trains pre- and post-doctoral fellows to use epidemiologic methods to understand the onset, course and consequences of substance use and substance use disorders, and translate such understanding into actions to mitigate the toll that substance use and substance use disorders take on individuals and society in the U.S. and elsewhere. Funded by NIDA, SAETP is a joint enterprise of the Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, and the Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons. See Announcement.

NIAID Transition Program in Clinical Research

The NIAID Transition Program in Clinical Research provides an exceptional opportunity for physicians to gain clinical and translational research experience in the NIAID Division of Intramural Research (DIR). The program aims to increase the pool of well-trained clinical investigators who are competitive for clinical tenure-track positions. Up to three candidates per year will be selected for three- to five-year appointments as assistant clinical investigators. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D. /Ph.D., be board-eligible or board certified in a subspecialty (or equivalent), and qualify for credentialing by the NIH Clinical Center. Applicants should identify a DIR lab chief who will agree to host their research. Information about DIR labs and contact information for lab chiefs is available on the DIR website. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Fellows, Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit T32 Training Award
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Come work with Dr Kelly Dunn, Ph.D., MBA on randomized trials related to opioid use disorder within the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit (BPRU) (see https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/psychiatry/research/BPRU/). The BPRU is a world leader in examining  the effects of substances in people, training postdoctoral fellows in the conduct of human laboratory as well as randomized controlled trial designs.  Current studies with training openings include a laboratory evaluation of opioid withdrawal expression and mechanisms, residential and outpatient examinations of novel medications for opioid use disorder, and a multi-site trial examination of a novel intervention for comorbid pain and opioid use. See announcement.

Postdoctoral intramural research training awards (IRTAs), Rocky Mountain Laboratories

  1. A postdoctoral IRTA position on transmission and development of countermeasures against emerging viruses is available in the Virus Ecology Unit within the Laboratory of Virology at the RML campus of NIAID in Hamilton, Montana. The laboratory studies the ecology of high- and maximum-containment RNA viruses and is currently focused on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. See Announcement.
  2. A postdoctoral IRTA position on vaccine development against emerging coronaviruses viruses is available in the Virus Ecology Unit within the Laboratory of Virology at the RML campus of NIAID in Hamilton, Montana. The laboratory studies high- and maximum-containment RNA viruses and is currently focused on the development of next-generation vaccination approaches to help control the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and prevent for future pandemics. See Announcement.

  3. A postdoctoral IRTA position on field ecology of emerging viruses is available in the Virus Ecology Unit within the Laboratory of Virology at the RML campus of NIAID in Hamilton, Montana. The laboratory studies the ecology of high- and maximum-containment RNA viruses and is currently focused on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar Training Position Arizona State University
Research Training in Substance Use Prevention: Closing the Research-Practice Gap

Arizona State University’s Department of Psychology and REACH Institute in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and College of Health Solutions invite applications for a NIDA-funded T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship focused on closing the research-practice gap in substance use prevention. Training is delivered through individually-tailored programs of coursework in drug abuse and implementation science and mentored research experience. Trainees select multiple mentors from a large and multidisciplinary faculty whose work informs the implementation of preventive interventions with children, youth, and families in settings such as schools, healthcare, community behavioral health, and family courts, as well as eHealth interventions. Emphases include implementation science for the adoption and sustainability of preventive interventions in regular service delivery settings, interventions for culturally diverse populations, and advanced quantitative research methods in prevention science. See Announcement.

Substance Abuse Research Training (SART)

Training program funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (Grant no. 1R25DA050723-01A1). Designed to advance
research skills and reduce health disparities in substance use disorders. SART provides inperson and online training in research methods, biostatistics, grant writing, professional development, and more for Pre-Professional Trainees, Postdoctoral Fellows. Candidates from underrepresented groups in science, including those who are Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander are
encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities or those from disadvantaged backgrounds are also encouraged to apply. See Brochure.

Postdoctoral Training Fellowship, NIAAA T32 Training Program, The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin’s NIAAA T32 Training Program has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow beginning November 1, 2021. Applications are invited for this 1-year (with the possibility of 3 years, pending competing renewal) postdoctoral training fellowship in the neurobiological and behavioral effects of alcohol. Training opportunities span a breadth of state-of-the-art translational, psychosocial, and preclinical approaches in animal models and human subjects research including behavior, bioinformatics, genetics, electrophysiology, imaging, molecular biology, neurochemistry, and neuropharmacology. Our dynamic training environment boasts a 35 year history of successfully preparing postdoctoral fellows for careers in alcohol research. Integrated with the Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research, this opportunity is available for any one of our training faculty’s laboratories, but especially Natividad, Lippard / Fromme or Melamed research groups who are actively recruiting. Our faculty span 7 different academic departments/divisions (Molecular Biosciences, Neurology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work) and 5 colleges at UT Austin. See Announcement.

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans T32 Training Program

Applications are invited for post-doctoral positions in the Biomedical Alcohol Research Training Program at the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. This is a predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowship program (MD, PhD or equivalent) funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) as part of the National Research Service Award program.

The Biomedical Alcohol Research Training Program was developed to prepare graduate students seeking a PhD degree and postdoctoral fellows interested in careers as independent scientists. We have 15 faculty with extensive experience in mentoring aspiring scientists which have academic appointments in the Departments of Medicine, Physiology, Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, Immunology & Parasitology, in the School of Medicine at the at the LSU Health Sciences Center. In addition, our faculty includes mentoring scientists at the Tulane National Primate Research Center in Covington, LA and LSU in Baton Rouge, LA and other scientists that enrich our research training environment at all 3 campuses. Visit website.

Postdoctoral Fellows, Prevention and Methodology (PAMT) T32 Training Program, Pennsylvania State University

PREVENTION AND METHODOLOGY (PAMT) T32 TRAINING program at The Pennsylvania State University seeks POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS focused on substance use and addiction. PAMT is an interdisciplinary T32 training program at the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center (www.prevention.psu.edu) in the College of Health and Human Development. Applicants are advised that funding is pending. Funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse through a T32 award, PAMT (www.pamt.psu.edu) cross-trains postdoctoral researchers as prevention scientists and methodologists. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar Training Position, Arizona State University

Arizona State University, the Department of Psychology and REACH Institute in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the College of Health Solutions invites applications for a NIDA-funded T32 Postdoctoral Research Scholar training program focusing on closing the research-practice gap in drug abuse prevention. See Announcement.

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 PhD is on research, so its curriculum stands out as unique within the field.  See our flyer and visit our website.

VACANT POSITIONS

Senior Scientist (Research) The Center for Alzheimer's and Related Dementias, NIH

The Center for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias (CARD) is recruiting for a Senior Scientist (Research) to lead a program in Basic, Translational, and Clinical Genomics. CARD is a newly established center located on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, Maryland. This position in CARD is organizationally and administratively located within the Intramural Research Program (IRP) of the National Institute on Aging (NIA); however, CARD represents a joint research effort between the IRPs of NIA and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), both major research components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). See Announcement.

Open Rank Tenure-Track Position in Neurscience, DePauw University

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at DePauw University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in Neuroscience.  Rank is open and we encourage candidates of all ranks and experience levels to apply. A doctoral degree at the time of appointment is preferred, while ABD will be considered. The search is open to candidates in any area of neuroscience who are committed to teaching at an undergraduate liberal arts university and to establishing a program of research that actively engages undergraduate students. Teaching load is 6 courses per year (3/3 plus a 0.5 credit extended studies course once every three years), and will include Neuroscience and Behavior, introductory and upper level courses in neuroscience or psychology including Research Methods or Statistics. The department recognizes that the education we offer our students is strongest when our faculty represent a broad range of backgrounds, expertise, experiences, and perspectives.  Candidates should be able to demonstrate, in application materials, a commitment to fostering an engagement with a diversity of ideas and experiences, which promote an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. See Announcement.

Tenure-Track/Tenure-Eligible Investigator, NIAID

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)—a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)—is recruiting a tenure-track/tenure-eligible investigator in the Laboratory of Allergic Diseases (LAD) for the Division of Intramural Research (DIR). LAD is seeking an outstanding scientist to develop a vigorous, independent program focused on the biology, pathogenesis and/or genetics of allergic diseases, and type 2 immunity. Applicants must have an M.D., Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a relevant field with extensive postdoctoral experience, as well as a strong publication record demonstrating potential for creative research. The ideal candidate should have expertise in immunology and/or the biology and pathogenesis of allergic diseases. The selected candidate will be expected to develop an exciting research program that includes basic and/or translational research with relevance for developing novel prevention strategies, diagnostics, and treatments for these conditions. The incumbent will benefit from opportunities to interact with other members of LAD and DIR who perform basic and translational research on allergic diseases, mast cell disorders, parasitic and other infectious diseases, and primary immunodeficiency syndromes. See Announcement.

NIAID Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Office

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has longstanding experience in discovery and development of diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines against microbes that impact public health (such as SARS-CoV-2). NIAID’s mission makes it a natural and attractive partner foracademic, industry, and nonprofit organizations worldwide. See Announcement for upcoming job postings.

Assistant Professor in Latinx/Hispanic Life, UCLA Department of Psychology

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor, inviting applications from outstanding candidates in any subfield of psychology, neuroscience, or other related fields whose teaching, research, scholarship and/or mentoring supports Latinx/Hispanic life in the United States. We are interested in applicants pursuing innovative research across and within any of the Areas in our Department (Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical, Cognitive, Developmental, Health, Social, or Quantitative Psychology) with a demonstrated commitment to advancing research related to the experience of Latinx/Hispanic individuals and/or enhancing the inclusion of Latinx/Hispanic students in the pursuit of research. The committee seeks evidence of intentional, strategic efforts designed to remove or address barriers facing Latinx/Hispanic individuals and encourage, equip, and support their success and advancement. Potential applicants who have questions about how their specialization aligns with the position can inquire to Prof. Alicia Izquierdo, search committee chair, at SearchCommittee@psych.ucla.edu. See Announcement.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Kinesiology & Health Education is seeking to hire a faculty member in Health Behavior and Health Education with specialization in Latino/a /Latin American Health Disparities at the Assistant Professor level. We are particularly interested in a scholar with expertise in prevention science, including but not limited to implementation science, randomized controlled trial designs, and observational study designs, focused on improving and/or understanding behavioral health outcomes among Latina/o/Latin American populations. This search will build on emerging faculty strengths in this area and is responsive to our strategic efforts to build expertise in Latina/o health and form national and international research partnerships in this area. This position is part of a college cluster hire of three Tenure–Track assistant professors to work with our world-class community of scholars to address research and academic programs focused on reducing education and/or health disparities among Latino/a children, families, and communities. See announcement.

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Queens College, CUNY

The Psychology Department at Queens College of the City University of New York invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor for fall 2023. We seek applicants in any area of neuroscience and are particularly interested in candidates who are engaged in computational neuroscience and/or use animal models with molecular, neuroinformatics/bioinformatics, physiological, systems-level, or behavioral techniques and analyses. The successful candidate will have a record of, or strong potential for, external funding and experience teaching. We seek a faculty member who will contribute to teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral levels and be actively engaged in committees and departmental administration. See Announcement. 

Assistant/Associate Professor in Medicinal Chemistry and/or Computational Chemistry, The University of Texas at El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications at the Assistant or Associate Professor level (tenure-track/tenured) in all areas of Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Analytical/Clinical Chemistry and/or Computational Chemistry. Preference will be given to biomedical researchers working in disease models that represent disparities in our majority Hispanic population including diabetes and various forms of cancer. Successful candidates will be talented faculty members who will collaborate in teams to cultivate and embrace excellence in teaching, research, and service in a predominantly Mexican-American community. This position represents unique opportunities for an outstanding individual to be a part of shaping/delivering an integrated curriculum and advancing scholarship in the pharmaceutical sciences in a new Pharmacy School at UTEP, a research-intensive university. Appointment is commensurate with the applicant’s history of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and leadership. The start-up package is negotiable, and the appointment is expected to begin fall 2023. See Announcement.

Academic Child Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry within the UCLA Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences invites applicants to apply for open faculty positions. We are seeking licensed and board certified or board-eligible MD clinicians specializing in child psychiatry and higher levels of care. Positions may be available at different ranks (i.e. assistant, associate and full professor) and leadership opportunities in education and clinical care may be available commensurate with experience. See announcement.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Microbial Genomics, NIAID

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports a global program of research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. The Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology (LCIM) within the NIAID Division of Intramural Research (DIR) is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral fellow position within the Bacterial Pathogenesis and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit. This position will offer a unique opportunity to work at the intersection of pathogen genomics, clinical infectious diseases, and computational biology. The lab uses a variety of genomics and metabolomics approaches in combination with in vitro directed evolution to study bacterial pathogens and antimicrobial resistance, with a focus on intra-host evolution in the context of infection. Access to state-of-the-art short and long read sequencing, metabolomics, and computational resources is available. For more information, visit the Bacterial Pathogenesis and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit’s webpage and see an example of recent work. See Announcement.

Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology, California State University, Long Beach

See Announcement.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, California State University, Long Beach

Department of Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, announces a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2023 in Developmental Psychology. Requirements include a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology or closely related disciplines using psychological and developmental methods; evidence of teaching at the college level; an active program of research, and peer-reviewed publications. Duties include teaching in the specialty area and conducting research incorporating students and service. For a complete position description with details on Minimum and Desired Qualifications, Duties, Required Documentation, etc., see https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/lb/en-us/job/516638/assistant-professor-of-developmental-psychology. Application review begins on September 16, 2022.

Tenure-Track Investigator 1, NIA Intramural Research Program

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) Intramural Research Program (IRP), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking applications from highly motivated individuals for the position of Tenure-Track Investigator 1 in the Center for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias (CARD), located in Bethesda, MD. CARD is a collaborative initiative between the NIA and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) that supports basic, translational, and clinical research on Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease related dementias (AD/ADRD). CARD’s central mission is to initiate, stimulate, accelerate, and support research that will lead to the development of improved treatments and preventions for these diseases. The new Center, which features a state-of-the-art facility and cutting edge technology, serves as a collaborative hub for research in the AD/ADRD space, leveraging the highly collaborative and collegial nature of the Intramural Research Program. The successful candidate will develop an independent research program focused on one or both of two research areas detailed below, each directed toward an understanding of AD/ADRD. See announcement.

Microbiologist, Helminth Immunology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, NIH

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)—a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)—is recruiting a microbiologist to serve in the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, Division of Intramural Research. This position is located in Bethesda, Maryland. The selected candidate will serve as principal investigator in multiple study protocols and clinical trials involving the immunology of parasitic and related infectious diseases in India, including helminths, tuberculosis, HIV, and SARS-CoV-2. Additionally, they will serve as the head of the International Centers of Excellence in Research (ICER) laboratory in Chennai, India, with responsibility for developing infrastructure for collaborative research projects, providing oversight for ICER projects and to the approximately 30 lab staff that support the project, and overseeing administrative matters for ICER laboratory research programs. See announcement.

Director, Division of Services and Intervention Research, National Insitute of Mental Health

The NIMH is seeking exceptional candidates for the Director, Division of Services and Intervention Research reporting to the NIMH Director. The Director will provide scientific leadership and executive direction for a national program of practice-oriented research that aims to improve mental health outcomes across a range of disorders, age groups, and treatment settings. The Division is composed of two (2) scientific program branches – the Treatment and Preventive Intervention Research Branch and the Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch – and the Office of Research Training and Career Development and the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs. The selectee will also be responsible for managing twenty-six (26) professional and administrative staff from interdisciplinary backgrounds, including medical officers. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral intramural research training awards (IRTAs) NIAID

A postdoctoral IRTA position on transmission and development of countermeasures against emerging virusesis available in the Virus Ecology Unit within the Laboratory of Virology at the RML campus of NIAID in Hamilton, Montana. The laboratory studies the ecology of high- and maximum-containment RNA viruses and is currently focused on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. See announcement.

Postdoctoral intramural research training awards (IRTAs) NIAID

A postdoctoral IRTA position on vaccine development against emerging coronaviruses viruses is available in the Virus Ecology Unit within the Laboratory of Virology at the RML Campus of NIAID in Hamilton, Montana. The laboratory studies high- and maximum-containment RNA viruses and is currently focused on the development of next-generation vaccination approaches to help control the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and prevent for future pandemics. See announcement.

Postdoctoral intramural research training awards (IRTAs), NIAID

A postdoctoral IRTA position on field ecology of emerging viruses is available in the Virus Ecology Unit within the Laboratory of Virology at the RML campus of NIAID in Hamilton, Montana. The laboratory studies the ecology of high- and maximum-containment RNA viruses and is currently focused on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. See announcement.

Chief, Autoimmunity and Mucosal Immunology Branch, NIAID

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is seeking an exceptional and visionary leader to be the chief of the Autoimmunity and Mucosal Immunology Branch (AMIB), Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation (DAIT), one of three extramural program divisions within NIAID. The chief, AMIB plans and manages a broad portfolio of solicited grant initiatives, investigator-initiated grants, and contracts focused on basic and clinical research autoimmune and primary immunodeficiency disorders and mucosal immunology. The knowledge generated by this portfolio is used to develop new diagnostics, prevention, and therapeutic approaches for individuals who suffer from these diseases. See Announcement.

Staff Clinician (1), Clinical Research Core, NIA

The National Institute on Aging (NIA), Intramural Research Program, a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting a Staff Clinician (1) for the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA) study and the Genetic and Epigenetic Signatures of Translational Aging Laboratory Testing (GESTALT) study. These studies are approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and are conducted within Clinical Research Core (CRC) of the NIA, in Baltimore, Maryland. The CRC supports clinical investigation by assisting with those aspects of experimental design that deal with acquiring human tissues and laboratory data and, more recently, their interpretation. The CRC also facilitates research from individual NIA investigators that require selected clinical research-quality materials and tissues. See Announcement.

Director, Vaccine Research Center

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 visionary leader for the position of Director of the Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center (VRC). NIAID supports and conducts basic, applied, and clinical research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. The VRC conducts vaccine and biomedical research that leads to fundamental advances in knowledge regarding protective medical countermeasures and field-shifting biomedical technologies. The VRC’s mission is to discover and develop novel vaccines and biologics targeting infectious diseases of global public health importance. More information about the VRC and its scope of research activities can be found here. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Vaccines against Pediatric Respiratory Viruses

The RNA Viruses Section of the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has strong basic and translational research programs for pediatric respiratory viruses (human respiratory syncytial virus, human metapneumovirus, and human parainfluenza viruses). Viral biology and host responses are studied invitro (including in a model of primary human airway epithelium), in animal models (including rodents and nonhuman primates), in pediatric clinical trials of live-attenuated vaccines in collaboration with industry, and in adult controlled-infection studies. We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher interested in molecular virology, live viral vaccine development using “reverse genetics,” and studying the host response to respiratory virus infection and vaccines. The laboratory provides a rich training environment in virology, immunology, and molecular and cellular biology, with access to cutting-edge scientific techniques, including NextGen and single-cell sequencing as well as advanced flow cytometry. See Announcement.

Director, Vaccine Research Center, NIAID

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 visionary leader for the position of Director of the Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center (VRC). NIAID supports and conducts basic, applied, and clinical research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. The VRC conducts vaccine and biomedical research that leads to fundamental advances in knowledge regarding protective medical countermeasures and field-shifting biomedical technologies. The VRC’s mission is to discover and develop novel vaccines and biologics targeting infectious diseases of global public health importance. More information about the VRC and its scope of research activities can be found here. See Announcement.

Faculty Position, Laboratory of Aging, Biology & Behavior, UCLA

The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM), in conjunction with the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, invite applications for a full-time faculty position. See announcement.

Director, Investigational New Drug Development and Regulatory Science, Vaccine Research Center, NIAID

The Vaccine Research Center (VRC) at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the primary intramural center for product development-oriented research efforts to rapidly develop and translate biomedical research into new vaccines and therapeutic products. Within the VRC’s Regulatory Science and Strategy Program (RSSP), VRC is seeking a director for Investigational New Drug Development and Regulatory Science (director, INDDRS) who will also serve as RSSP director. See Announcement.

Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer (GS-15), NIAID

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)—a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)—is recruiting a supervisory veterinary medical officer to serve as chief of the Rocky Mountain Veterinary Branch (RMVB) and attending veterinarian, Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML). This position is located on NIAID’s RML campus in Hamilton, Montana. See Announcement.

Department Chair, Department of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention, College of Public Health, Florida International University

The Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work at Florida International University, ranked by US News & World Report among the top 50 public university schools of public health and 78 out of 177 total schools of public health, is accepting applications for a tenure-earning Associate/Full Professor/Department Chair position in the Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Stempel College seeks a dynamic leader to advance FIU's vision of being Worlds Ahead in teaching, research and service. The Chair should encourage and enable faculty members, post-doctoral fellows, and PhD students to compete successfully for extramural research funding in collaboration with other units and investigators within and outside of Stempel College. The department currently offers Master of Public Health in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Ph.D. in Public Health with concentrations in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention or Health Disparities. Current departmental research includes community-based research with underserved populations on problems of health equity, substance abuse, HIV prevention, and mental health outcomes. The faculty also engages in collaborative research activities with the scientists within and outside of FIU. Candidates with broad experience in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and expertise in addressing aging, health equity and health disparities, Alzheimer's disease and other chronic disease outcome prevention are preferred. See Announcement.

Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine are seeking an outstanding physician leader to serve as the next Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The Division has a long and distinguished history as a national leader in child and adolescent mental health. Its faculty are highly productive, multidisciplinary and internationally recognized scholars who are leading innovation in research, teaching, and clinical care. The successful applicant for this position will be a mid-career psychiatrist at the Associate or Full Professor level with demonstrated leadership skills, including in research and clinical services, a record of extramural research funding, and accomplishments in clinical teaching and mentorship. See Announcement.

Director, Aging Research Initiative, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Appointments in the Semel Institute in this series at the Associate Professor and Professor ranks are funded by a state FTE and have no specified ending date. The successful applicant will be a mid‐career scientist with an outstanding record of accomplishment of translational research in disorders of aging, eligible for appointment at the Associate or early full Professor level, and will also be eligible for appointment to the Parlow‐Solomon Chair on Aging. Candidates should have success in competing for extramural funding, a strong interest in a highly collaborative research environment, a record of excellence in teaching and the skills and the experience to play an important role in translation of research findings into practice. All areas of research on aging are of interest, with a focus on neurodegenerative disorders preferred. In addition to leadership of research, responsibilities will include teaching psychiatry residents, postdoctoral fellows, medical students, and graduate students, as well as mentoring faculty who are developing careers in research. See Announcement.

Grants Management Specialist Positions opening soon at NIAID

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking to fill upcoming vacancies for several grants management specialist positions in the Grants Management Program (GMP) in the Division of Extramural Activities (DEA), located at the Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, Montana. RML is located in the scenic Bitterroot Valley of western Montana with easy access to some of the best hiking, skiing, kayaking, mountain biking, and trout fishing in North America. GMP is responsible for the administrative management of all NIAID extramural grant support of research and research training. GMP also interprets grants policies as they relate to the grant award process and advises scientific program staff on the full range of technical grants management issues. Visit here to learn more about the DEA GMP. See Announcement.

Senior Scientist (Research), The Center for Alzheimer's and Related Dementias (CARD)

The Center for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias (CARD) is recruiting for a Senior Scientist (Research) to lead a program in Basic, Translational, and Clinical Genomics. CARD is a newly established center located on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, Maryland. This position in CARD is organizationally and administratively located within the Intramural Research Program (IRP) of the National Institute on Aging (NIA); however, CARD represents a joint research effort between the IRPs of NIA and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), both major research components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). CARD is a translational science-centered research program that seeks to initiate, stimulate, accelerate, and support research in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and AD-related dementias (ADRD), leading to the development of improved understanding, treatments, and cures. CARD supports basic, translational, and clinical research on AD/ADRD. See Announcement.

Staff Scientist I, NIA

The National Institute on Aging (NIA), Intramural Research Program (IRP), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for a Staff Scientist in the Lymphocyte Differentiation Section (LDS) of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Immunology (LMBI) in Baltimore, MD. The LDS has three major interests: 1) Transcriptional features and their epigenetic regulation in CD8+ T cell subpopulations and their changes with age; 2) General and antigen-specific α/β TCR repertoire diversity, TCR clonal distribution, and their age-associated changes and consequence; and 3) Regulation and function of telomere and telomerase in lymphocyte proliferation, differentiation, function and aging.  See Announcement.

Staff Scientist I, NIH

The National Institute on Aging (NIA), Intramural Research Program (IRP), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for a Staff Scientist 1 in the RNA Regulation Section (RRS) of the Laboratory of Genetics and Genomics (LGG) in Baltimore, MD.  The overall goals of the RRS are to investigate the mechanisms that regulate gene expression programs in aging physiology and pathology, particularly at the post-transcriptional level.  The general working model in the RRS is that post-transcriptional gene regulation directly impacts upon the normal physiologic decline of aging as well as the aberrant gene expression programs in age-associated disease.  The Section is testing this hypothesis in normal aging processes by analyzing gene expression in age-associated inflammation, impaired muscle regeneration, cellular senescence, and declining responses to proliferative and metabolic stimuli.  The Section is also investigating this hypothesis in age-associated diseases such as sarcopenia, neurodegeneration, and cancer. See Announcement.

Senior Investigator (Clinical), Vaccine Research Center, NIAID

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Vaccine Research Center (VRC) is seeking an outstanding physician scientist for a tenure-eligible position to carry out an independent clinical program supporting vaccine and monoclonal antibody (mAb) research and development (R&D). The selected candidate is expected to direct a vigorous research program focused on assessing questions related to vaccine-induced human immunology and development of mAbs for prevention of infectious diseases. The overall portfolio will be focused on prevention and treatment of HIV, influenza, malaria, tuberculosis (TB), Ebola, Marburg, Nipah, coronavirus, and other emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. See Announcement.

Director, Office of Strategic Planning, Initiative Development, and Analysis, NIAID

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is seeking an exceptional and visionary leader to be the director of the Office of Strategic Planning, Initiative Development, and Analysis (OSPIDA). The director provides leadership for the development and coordination of all phases of NIAID-wide scientific strategic and operational planning; evaluation of diverse, highly complex scientific research and clinical programs; development of research initiatives; portfolio classification, policy analysis, and research portfolio reporting to inform policy decisions and science management; tool development and applications for data mining and analysis for data-driven decision making; and integration of science planning, resource planning, program evaluation activities, and related business systems to ensure that NIAID plans, priorities, and programs are executable, transparent, and sound. The OSPIDA director is a Science Policy Leader – Tier 2 position appointed under the Title 42 authority and reports to the NIAID Deputy Director for Science Management. The position serves as a senior advisor to NIAID’s leadership on scientific priorities and goals as well as leads high-profile projects for NIAID’s responses, plans, and initiatives for addressing critical and emerging issues related to infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases research. See Announcement.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, The University of Texas at El Paso School of Pharmacy

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites nominations and applications for the position of ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS—a talented and trusted regional/national leader—who will cultivate access and excellence for academic success in pharmacy education in a predominantly Mexican-American community. This year-round position represents a unique opportunity for an outstanding individual to facilitate teams of pharmacy faculty from diverse pharmaceutical, administrative, and clinical science disciplines to shape an integrated curriculum and direction of a new Pharmacy School at UTEP. Appointment at Associate Professor/Professor or Clinical Professor level is commensurate with a history of excellence in instruction, scholarship, and leadership. The position includes shared administrative/faculty roles (50:50). The appointment date is negotiable with the potential to initiate an appointment in the Summer of 2022. See Announcement.

Research Fellow, Principal Investigator, Department of Health and Human Services, NIH, NIA

The National Institute on Aging (NIA), Intramural Research Program (IRP), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has recently established the Alzheimer and Related Dementia Independent Scholars (ARDIS) Program within the Center for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias (CARD), located in Bethesda, MD.  CARD is a collaborative initiative between the NIA and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) that supports basic, translational, and clinical research on Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease related dementias (AD/ADRD).  CARD’s central mission is to initiate, stimulate, accelerate, and support research that will lead to the development of improved treatments and preventions for these diseases. See Announcement.

Assistant Professor, Psychology, North Carolina A&T State University

The Department of Psychology at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area(s) of Cognitive or Behavioral Psychology / Neuroscience, to begin in Fall 2022. The successful candidate will actively conduct scholarly research and seek external funding, mentor students in research, teach courses related to Behavioral, Biological, and Cognitive Psychology / Neuroscience, conduct academic advising, and serve as a core faculty member within the Department.  Undergraduate courses to be taught may include Principles of Learning, Memory and Cognition, Animal Behavior and Cognition, Behavior Modification, Biological Psychology, Neuropsychology, Sensation and Perception, Cognitive Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, and/or Applied Cognitive Neuroscience. The ideal candidate will also have expertise that is relevant to teaching courses and mentoring students in the Department’s new MS in Health Psychology program, which will begin admitting students in 2022. Visit website.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Psychology, North Carolina A&T State University

The Department of Psychology at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for the 9-month, tenure-track position of Assistant/Associate Professor in Health Psychology. Primary duties include teaching courses in applied health, clinical, social, and developmental psychology as well as research methods at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates are expected to establish a funded research program. The successful candidate will be eligible for licensure in North Carolina, expected to train both undergraduate and graduate students in research techniques and engage in student advisement. Candidates are expected to write proposals, publish in peer reviewed journals and work collaboratively with colleagues from psychology and /or related disciplines. Service to the department, the Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences, and the university are also expected. Visit website.

Chief Medical Officer - Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, UCLA Health

UCLA Health now seeks nominations and applications for the Chief Medical Officer of the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. Reporting to the Chief Medical and Quality Officer of UCLA Health, in collaboration with the Chair of the
Department of Psychiatry/Director of the Semel Institute, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital serves as a key senior leader, leading the hospital’s quality improvement and patient safety efforts, with the goal of achieving and maintaining world-class clinical and patient-centered outcomes.  https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07156 See Announcement.

Chief, Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Micrbiology and Infectious Diseases, NIAID, NIH

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is seeking an exceptional and visionary leader to be chief of the Respiratory Diseases Branch (RDB) within the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID). The chief directs and manages a complex scientific program that stimulates basic, translational, and clinical research and advances product development for respiratory infectious diseases of national and international prominence. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Fellow in HIV Epidemiology, Florida International University

The Department of Epidemiology is accepting applications for a post-doctoral fellow in HIV epidemiology. As a post-doctoral fellow, you will have a minimum of a one-year assignment with potential renewal based on funding. You will assist with the analysis and interpretation of data from 2 NIH-funded studies examining the role of patient centered care and women centered care on HIV care outcomes. You will be preparing research publications and presentations as the first author as well as contribute to other publications and presentations as a co-author.  You will be joining a close-knit, vibrant team of social epidemiologists committed to addressing health disparities. You will be actively mentored and will work with your mentors to develop a tailored career development plan aimed at achieving your short-and-long term careers goals.  You will benefit from the resources of the Research Center for Minority Institutions as well as those from the College and will be provided opportunities to attend research conferences. See announcement.

Tenure-Track Investigators, Intramural Research Program, Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Health, National Institute on Aging

component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking applications from talented and highly motivated individuals for Tenure-Track Investigator positions in the Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences (LEPS), https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/labs/leps, located in the Biomedical Research Center (BRC) in Baltimore, MD.  The positions include the opportunity to develop a new epidemiology research group with an attractive start-up package and operating budget, including access to comprehensive NIA core facilities and to the unique and extensive resources of the NIH. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Intramural Research Training Awards (IRTAs), Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH

Several postdoctoral IRTA positions are available in the Virus Ecology Unit within the Laboratory of Virology at the RML campus of NIAID in Hamilton, Montana. The laboratory studies the ecology of high- and maximum-containment RNA viruses and is currently focused on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Fellow - Vaccines against Pediatric Respiratory Viruses, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, Division of Intramural Research, NIAID, NIH

The RNA Viruses Section of the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, NIAID, has strong basic and translational research programs for pediatric respiratory viruses (human respiratory syncytial virus, human metapneumovirus, and human parainfluenza viruses). Viral biology and host responses are studied invitro (including in a model of primary human airway epithelium), in animal models (including rodents and nonhuman primates), in pediatric clinical trials of live-attenuated vaccines in collaboration with industry, and in adult controlled-infection studies. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Position, Vector-Pathogen-Host Interaction Unit, Laboratory of Bacteriology, NIAID, NIH

The Vector-Pathogen-Host Interaction Unit, Laboratory of Bacteriology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with an interest in vector-borne disease pathogenesis and a background in immunology and/or microbiology to be part of our team. This position is located on NIAID’s Rocky Mountain Laboratories campus in Hamilton, Montana. See Announcement.

Director, Office of Strategic Planning, Initiative Development, and Analysis, Office of Science Management and Operations, Office of the Director, NIAID

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is seeking an exceptional and visionary leader to be the director of the Office of Strategic Planning, Initiative Development, and Analysis (OSPIDA). The director provides leadership for the development and coordination of all phases of NIAID-wide scientific strategic and operational planning; evaluation of diverse, highly complex scientific research and clinical programs; development of research initiatives; portfolio classification, policy analysis, and research portfolio reporting to inform policy decisions and science management; tool development and applications for data mining and analysis for data-driven decision making; and integration of science planning, resource planning, program evaluation activities, and related business systems to ensure that NIAID plans, priorities, and programs are executable, transparent, and sound. The OSPIDA director is a Science Policy Leader – Tier 2 position appointed under the Title 42 authority and reports to the NIAID Deputy Director for Science Management. The position serves as a senior advisor to NIAID’s leadership on scientific priorities and goals as well as leads high-profile projects for NIAID’s responses, plans, and initiatives for addressing critical and emerging issues related to infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases research. See Announcement.