Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

University of Chicago Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

United States

The University of Chicago's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience is searching for a Research Assistant Professor whose primary activity will be academic research in conjunction with a faculty member or team. The appointee will contribute to research projects in the Clinical Addictions Research Laboratory (CARL) both examining factors that lead to excessive use of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances and developing effective treatment interventions. The appointee will contribute to alcohol and tobacco-related research projects funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and pharmaceutical industry-funded trials; in addition, the appointee will have an opportunity to develop independent projects in similar areas. The appointee will join an outstanding research team that applies state-of-the-art clinical, technological, and biobehavioral methods to understanding risk factors and treatment of alcohol, tobacco, and other addictive disorders. We especially welcome applicants with expertise and experience in any of these areas: experimental procedures with alcohol administration, smoking and drug cues, pharmacology, and substance abuse intervention research.

Applicants must have: 1) a doctoral degree or equivalent in pharmaceutical science, psychology, psychopharmacology, or related disciplines, and 2) completed postdoctoral training prior to the start of employment.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: Applicants must upload a CV including a bibliography and a cover letter. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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