Professional Development Opportunities

Ph.D. PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES

Conference for Emerging Scientists and Future Psychology Faculty Members
Reed College is sponsoring a 2-day conference for emerging scientists and future pscyhology faculty members who are deeply committed to advancing the goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion in psychology.  The conference will take place in Portland, Oregon May 21-23, 2019.  See Announcement.

The University of Massachusetts Medical School
The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) provides aspiring young scientists the opportunity to earn a PhD in the biomedical sciences performing leading edge research in an interactive, collegial and collaborative environment.  UMMS has research excellence in a broad range of areas, including: RNA biology, neuroscience, cancer biology, infectious disease and immunology, gene therapy and systems biology. UMMS boasts a Nobel Prize winner, Craig Mello; three members of the National Academy of Sciences; and five Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators. The research enterprise was supported by almost $300M in extramural research support in 2017. Outstanding research infrastructure and care facilities, including a state-of-the-art CryoEM core facility, enable innovative science. Additional research highlights may be found in the most recent issue of @umassmed.

Visit our website for more information https://www.umassmed.edu/gsbs/imsd/.

Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies at the University of California, Santa Barbara
We are an interdisciplinary research department. Our department's Professors/Principal Investigators actively seek applicants for three different open pools that we run throughout the year.  These are for temporary academic positions. We have a multifaceted research portfolio, spanning disciplines such as psychology and neuroscience, to biology, to marine science, to engineering and materials--and beyond.

Project Scientist (all levels) in interdisciplinary biotechnology research
https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01131

Specialist (all levels) in interdisciplinary biotechnology research
https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01132

Professional Researcher (all levels) in interdisciplinary biotechnology research
https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01130

Full UCRecruit application and account initiation details here: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply

Our recruitments are open annually through October 31. Although these recruitments each have a "Last review date" for in the past, these dates are updated periodically; please do not let these internal dates dissuade applying!

Any questions can be sent to kelsey.vaneyck@icb.ucsb.edu

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.

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

VACANT POSITIONS

Postdoctoral Fellow, Loyola Marymount University

Loyola Marymount University's Psychology Applied Research Center has a postdoctoral fellow position open.  See website.

Scientific Review Officer

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) seeks talented, motivated, and qualified individuals to serve as scientific review officers (SROs) in the Scientific Review Program (SRP) of the Division of Extramural Activities (DEA). Join NIAID's scientific workforce and play a key role in helping to identify the most meritorious basic, translational, or clinical research in support of the NIAID mission.  See Announcement.

Program Officer

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking exceptional applicants with diverse skill sets in basic and translational infectious disease research to serve as a health scientist administrator in the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID). DMID supports extramural research to control and prevent diseases caused by virtually all human infectious agents except HIV and directs a program of research grants and contracts in microbiology and infectious diseases.  See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Position Caliciviruses Section, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases

A postdoctoral position is available in the Caliciviruses Section of the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases (LID), Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health. LID conducts basic and translational research in enteric viruses, with a focus on the noroviruses.  A major effort of the laboratory is directed toward the development of antiviral therapy for chronic norovirus diarrhea in immunocompromised individuals. See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Fellowships - Graduate Research Training in Alcohol Problems:  Alcohol Related Disparities

University of California Berkeley, School of Public Health and the Alcohol Research Group 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.

Training Specialist, Office of Workforce Effectiveness and Resources and Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health

NIAID is seeking four outstanding training specialists for two open positions in the Division of Intramural Research and two open positions in the Workforce Development Branch (WDB), Office of Workforce Effectiveness and Resources.  See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Fellow/Site Research Directors HIV Prevention and Testing

We are looking to fill three Postdoctoral Fellow/Site Project Director positions with funding available for up to 5 years. The successful candidates will be housed in the state health departments of Indiana (Indianapolis), West Virginia (Charleston), or Georgia (Atlanta) and lead the NIH grant-funded initiatives in one of these states. The research aims to develop and test technology-based public health responses to the HIV crisis in difficult to reach regions and includes drug and sexual transmission.  See Announcement.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Behavioral Science is seeking applicants for a post-doctoral fellowship. This is a two-year fellowship, with an optional third year, funded by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) T32 that is designed to train researchers in behavioral aspects of substance use disorders. The fellowship also provides ample opportunity for professional development, including grant writing and enhancing presentation and publication skills. Applicants should be highly motivated, have recently obtained a doctorate in psychology, pharmacology or a related discipline and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. The fellowship includes salary, tuition (if applicable) and expenses for travel to conferences.  For further application details, please email Dr. Craig Rush (crush2@uky.edu). Applications are due April 15, 2019.  Available July 1, 2019.

Lecturer, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers (part-time) for anticipated openings throughout the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years including Summer Session. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department.  See Announcement.

Associate Professor Tenure-Track, School of Social Work, Tulane University School of Social Work

See Announcement.

Assistant Professor Tenure-Track, School of Social Work, Tulane University School of Social Work

See Announcement.

Research Assistant

WestEd Goerge Mason University Center for Evidence-based Crime Policy is searching for Research Assistant.  See Announcement.

Senior Research Associate

WestEd  George Mason University Center for Evidence-based Crime Policy is searching for Senior Research Associate.  See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Microbial Genomics

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 newly created Bacterial Pathogenesis and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit.  See Announcement.

Postdoctoral Scholar--Sprague Laboratory, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

The Sprague Laboratory within the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for an open, full-time Postdoctoral Scholar position, with an anticipated start date of June 1, 2019.  See Announcement.

Tenure-Track/Tenure Eligible Investigator, Vector Biology Laboratory of Bacteriology

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 vector biology and arthropod-borne bacterial pathogens in the Laboratory of Bacteriology (LB), located on NIAID’s Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) campus in Hamilton, Montana.  See Announcement.

Senior Scientist, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is recruiting a senior scientist in the Laboratory of Infections Diseases (LID) for the Division of Intramural Research (DIR).  See Announcement.

Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health

The Department of Community Health Sciences at Boston University School of Public Health is seeking applicants to join our vibrant body of faculty researchers and educators.  See announcement.

Director, Integrated Research Facility (IRF), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

See full announcement.

Joint Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Research on Substance Use

The program has a decidedly global health flavor that focuses research on the inter-connectivity of psychological, pharmacological and environmental factors related to substance use. The interdisciplinary aspect of the program provides the opportunity for students in various backgrounds including public health, social work, psychology, social sciences, policy, and criminal justice to streamline their focus on addiction and substance use research.  Visit website.

Postdoctoral Position in the Food Allergy Research Unit - NIAID/NIH

The Division of Intramural Research is seeking a postdoctoral applicant to work within the Food Allergy Research Unit Section (FARU) of the Laboratory of Allergic Diseases in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health.  See Announcment.

The Connell Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nursing Research
Massachusetts General Hospital has a unique opportunity for nurse researchers within two years of completing a PhD (graduation year 2018 or 2019) to receive postdoctoral training to advance nursing research in Symptom Science and Nursing Workforce Evaluation.  See Announcement.

Penn State University Consortium to Combat Substance Abuse Strategic Hires
Penn State Univeristy has several positions in The Departments of Biobehavioral Health, Human Development and Family Studies, Neural & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, and Sociology and Criminology, in conjuction with the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI).  See Announcement for open positions.

Postdoctoral Fellowships:  Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus Molecular Biology, Pathogenesis, and Vaccine Development
The RNA Viruses Section of the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, NIAID, has strong basic and translational research for respiratory synctial virus (RSV), and for parainfluenza, and matapneumoviruses.  We seek highly motivated postdoctoral researchers interested in topics in molecular virology.  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

 

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

Centers for AIDS Research (CFARs) will fund three-person CFAR Adelante teams to conduct two-year mentored Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) projects.

See full Announcement for details and how to apply.

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.