Employment Opportunities

NIH Postdoctoral Fellowships in Addiction Research

The Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies (LCTS) at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for post-doctoral fellows (MD and/or PhD) to conduct research in the laboratory located in the Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center on the main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Executive Director, Neuroscience Institute and Chair, Department of Biomedical Science

Florida Atlantic University is seeking a dynamic leader and highly accomplished scientist to serve as the inaugural Executive Director for a new University-wide neuroscience institute as well as Chair of the Department of Biomedical Science in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.
Sponsor(s): Florida Atlantic University (FAU)

Faculty Positions

The Department of Psychology at Florida International University (FIU) is searching for multiple new faculty positions at the assistant professor tenure-track level (senior candidates with active federal grant funding are also encouraged to apply) as well as multiple permanent digital instructors for undergraduate teaching. The tenure track positions will be in the Department’s new Cognitive Neuroscience program and/or the new Child and Adolescent Clinical Science Program.
Sponsor(s): Florida International University (FIU)

Full-Time Medical Research Faculty

The Department of Psychiatry of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, is actively recruiting for full-time medical research faculty (at all ranks), in preclinical research areas including but not limited to neurobiology, behavior, and/or molecular genetics. The successful candidate will have a strong neuroscience background in either the basic or translational sciences, with a research focus having clear relevance to psychiatric disease.
Sponsor(s): University of Maryland School of Medicine

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Molecular Neuroscience

The Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, USA) has an opening for a postdoctoral research fellow with a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a related discipline to study the molecular mechanisms of psychiatric disorder risk genes in rodent and cellular models.
Sponsor(s): Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Translational Health and Human Neuroscience

As part of a strategic campus-wide investment in neuroscience, including human neuroimaging, Florida State University invites applications for up to five tenure-track positions. This faculty search is open with respect to rank and academic department. We invite nominations and applications from researchers active in clinical/translational, cognitive, behavioral, social and developmental neuroscience. Areas of interest include but are not limited to research of normal and abnormal behavioral and cognitive functions across the life span and brain mechanisms underlying medical, psychiatric, neurodevelopmental, and neurodegenerative disorders.
Sponsor(s): Florida State University

Research Fellowship

The Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program is pleased to announce the opening of a research fellowship opportunity in experimental therapeutics and clinical neuroscience. Located within the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai —internationally acclaimed for excellence in scientific research, clinical care, and education—the Program conducts early-stage clinical trials and mechanistic studies aimed at facilitating treatment discovery across the mood and anxiety disorder spectrum.
Sponsor(s): Mount Sinai Medical Center

Faculty Position

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai —internationally acclaimed for excellence in scientific research, clinical care, and education—is expanding its Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, a premier clinical and translational research program within the Department of Psychiatry.
Sponsor(s): Mount Sinai Medical Center

Postdoctoral Position

The Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program is pleased to announce the opening of a postdoctoral research fellowship in neuroimaging and clinical neuroscience. Located within the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai —internationally acclaimed for excellence in scientific research, clinical care, and education—the Program conducts clinical and translational research across the mood and anxiety disorder spectrum.
Sponsor(s): Mount Sinai Medical Center

Faculty Position Behavioral Neuroscience

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is inviting applications for a tenure-­‐track faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level in its Behavioral Neuroscience Division, starting Fall 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a related discipline, an excellent record of research with a productive, federally funded research program, and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.`
Sponsor(s): University of Massachusetts Amherst

Health Scientist Administrator

The National Institutes of Health has a number of Health Scientist Administrator vacancies. The salaries for these positions are based upon individual qualifications and professional experience. A full benefits package is available, which includes retirement, Thrift Savings Plan participation, health, life and long-term care insurance.
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Postdoctoral Trainee Position

A Collaborative Research on Addiction (CRAN) Postdoctoral Trainee position is available at the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. The UNC training grant has been funded since 1997 and has a history of successfully mentoring of postdoctoral scientists in behavioral, cellular, and molecular alcohol studies.
Sponsor(s): University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Chief of Medical Unit

Provide and supervise the provision of the diagnosis and continuous management (including regular clinical reassessments) of diseases and disorders of patients enrolled in START clinics. This position reports directly to the Director of Medical Services, under the Division of Medical Services, Research and Information Technology.
Sponsor(s): START Treatment & Recovery Centers

Director for the Center for Innovation in Brain Science

The University of Arizona seeks an accomplished scientist and leader in translational neuroscience to direct the creation of a new Center for Innovation in Brain Science. For the inaugural Director, we seek an established neuroscientist with a strong record of extramural funding and research productivity that has clear relevance to human biology and disease.
Sponsor(s): University of Arizona

Assistant Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience

The Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences (CLPS) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in cognitive neuroscience beginning July 1, 2015. All candidates utilizing methodological approaches such as neuroimaging to address basic questions in any area of cognitive neuroscience will be considered.
Sponsor(s): Brown University

Anxiety and Depression Program Fellowship

The Anxiety and Depression Program Fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine offers a comprehensive two year clinical and research program dedicated to the individual fellow's professional growth, the support of multiple programs in the hospital system, and the fostering of novel translational research.
Sponsor(s): Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Medical Director

START Treatment & Recovery Centers is seeking a Medical Director to join a diverse, comprehensive, evidence-based health care facility in carrying out an ambitious, progressive agenda. The Director will supervise the provision and continuous management of patients receiving care in all START clinics, and participate in health-related policy decisions, and in the design and implementation of clinical research.
Sponsor(s): START Treatment & Recovery Centers

Director of Evaluation & Research

The Director will oversee all qualitative and quantitative research, including focus groups, one-on-one interviews as well as surveys. The Director is directly responsible or from a collaborative effort with Leadership staff, for the preparation and/or review all reports and documents submitted to government entities, various representatives of funding sources, or other outside agencies. In addition, the position will maintain external contact with government representatives, consulting agencies and business partners.
Sponsor(s): START Treatment and Recovery Centers

Paul Janssen Fellowship in Translational Neuroscience

The Paul Janssen Fellowship is awarded to an outstanding young physician-investigator (M.D. or Ph.D. degree) to conduct novel translational research in the field of neuroscience as it relates to psychiatric disease and medicine.
Sponsor(s): Columbia University Medical Center

Academic Psychiatrist/Addiction Researcher

In a strategic effort to enhance addiction research and care, the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (Lovell FHCC) in North Chicago, IL is inviting applications for a new position in addiction research and treatment.
Sponsor(s): Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Research Fellow / Junior Faculty Position

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Women’s Hormones and Aging Research Program (WHARP) is seeking a Junior Clinical Faculty Member/Senior Clinical Research Fellow to work with our clinical research program to improve our understanding of mechanisms and treatments for estrogen- and menopause-related symptoms of hot flashes, depression, sleep disturbance, and fatigue.
Sponsor(s): The Brigham and Women's Hospital Women's Mental Health Research

Postdoctoral Position in Drug Abuse Research

A position is available for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher in my laboratory at the Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, at the Washington State University School of Veterinary Medicine, in Pullman WA.
Sponsor(s): Washington State University

Postdoctoral Position

A postdoctoral position is available in the Schizophrenia Center at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine to study the molecular mechanisms of schizophrenia. The Schizophrenia Center has a strong translational infrastructure, including abundant access to patient biospecimens with clinical data, and several sets of animal models.
Sponsor(s): Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Director for Division of Extramural Research

Are you a top-level Scientific Researcher or Scientific Administrator seeking a career at one of the preeminent biomedical research institutes in the nation and the world? The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Director, Division of Extramural Research (DER).
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Bridging Research on Anxiety, Innovations, and Neuroscience (BRAIN) Group in the Department of Psychology seeks a full-time post-doctoral fellow to join their neuroimaging research team. The start date is flexible, although Summer/Fall 2014 is preferred.
Sponsor(s): University of Miami

Medical Officer Positions

The National Institutes of Health has a number of Medical Officer vacancies. The salaries for these positions are based upon individual qualifications and professional experience. A full benefits package is available, which includes retirement, Thrift Savings Plan participation, health, life and long-term care insurance.
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Endowed Chair in Substance Abuse Disorders

The Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for an endowed chair position in Substance Abuse Disorders. The successful candidate will be an outstanding Full or Associate Professor with clinical /translational research interests in substance abuse disorders, and a history of success in obtaining extramural funding.
Sponsor(s): Rush University Medical Center

Endowed Chair in Autism

The Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for an endowed chair position in Autism and related disorders. The successful candidate will be an outstanding Full or Associate Professor with clinical /translational research interests in autism and related disorders, and a history of success in obtaining extramural funding.
Sponsor(s): Rush University Medical Center

Professorship in mood disorders and Scientific Director of the mood disorder center

The Mood Disorder Center is a major clinical, research and teaching program within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Located on the main medical school campus, researchers in the program are actively engaged in genetic and epigenetic studies of the causes of mood disorders, pharmacogenetic studies of treatment responses, imaging studies of brain structure and function, animal models on the effects of stress in neural function and clinical trials of novel treatments.
Sponsor(s): John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Endowed Chair in Affective Disorders

The Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for an endowed chair position in Affective Disorders (including mood, anxiety or traumatic stress disorders). The successful candidate will be an outstanding Full or Associate Professor with clinical /translational research interests in the affective disorders, and a history of success in obtaining extramural funding.
Sponsor(s): Rush University Medical Center

Assistant / Associate Professor

The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Department of Psychiatry at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center.
Sponsor(s): University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM)

Endowed Mood Disorders Research Position

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology is accepting applications from board certified psychiatrists, Ph.D. level psychologists and neuroscientists for a faculty position in the Division of Behavioral Neurobiology.
Sponsor(s): University of Alabama at Birmingham

Health Scientist Administrator

The National Institutes of Health has a number of Health Scientist Administrator vacancies. The salaries for these positions are based upon individual qualifications and professional experience.
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Postdoctoral Fellow in Oscillatory Brain Dynamics

The Neural Dynamics Laboratory of the VA Boston Healthcare System and Harvard Medical School has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow. The NDL studies oscillatory brain dynamics in healthy individuals and in persons with neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury, and has a major collaborative effort with industry to develop translational biomarkers in humans and rodents.
Sponsor(s): Harvard Medical School

Investigator (Tenure-Eligible or Tenure-Track) Position Available

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for a clinical investigator to direct a major research program within its Intramural Research Program (IRP).
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Assistant/Associate Professor Faculty Positions within The Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research

McLean Hospital, the Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research (CDASR), and the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, invite applications for faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level from qualified individuals with clinical/translational research interests relevant to depression, anxiety, or stress.
Sponsor(s): McLean Hospital

Scientific Program Manager: Neuroscience

This position will be responsible for the evaluation and implementation of large-scale projects, designed to advance collaborative scientific knowledge across both neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, schizophrenia and autism.
Sponsor(s): Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH)

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

The Center for Children and Families (CCF), an interdisciplinary Center at Florida International University (FIU), and the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health (DOPBH), are searching for an Open Rank Tenure track position for a fulltime Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with interests in ADHD and/or associated disorders (e.g., conduct problems).
Sponsor(s): Florida International University

Faculty – Provost Cluster Hire – Open Rank Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Department of Psychiatry The Department of Psychiatry is seeking an established Clinical Neuroscientist with an interest in the human neuroscience of affect, stress, and/or depression as part of a Provost-supported cluster hire in neuroscience.
Sponsor(s): University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Postdoctoral Position in Neuropsychiatry and Epigenetics

The Miller Lab in the Department of Psychiatry at the McKnight Brain Institute and the University of Florida College of Medicine is looking for a postdoctoral fellow with a background in epigenetics and/or genomics and biostatistics who has a strong interest in neuropsychiatric disorders.
Sponsor(s): University of Florida College of Medicine

Research Fellowship

Research Fellowship in Experimental Therapeutics and Clinical Neuroscience of Mood Disorders
Sponsor(s): Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Investigator (Tenure-Track)

The Intramural Research Program (IRP), National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), a research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking an outstanding tenure-track scientist to develop a computational biophysics or computational neuroscience research program to complement and expand existing research programs at the NIDA IRP.
Sponsor(s): National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Chair, Department of Psychiatry

The new Chair will provide strong strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the department. The ideal candidate will bring proven leadership skills to the position, will have a strong sense for how to manage all three missions, will have the ability to lead through change in a collegial manner, and be able to successfully leverage the many collaborative opportunities that exist at the University.
Sponsor(s): University of Utah School of Medicine

Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry

The Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry is a major clinical, research, and teaching program located in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences that builds on a long tradition of excellence in clinical care and scholarship in geriatric psychiatry and neuropsychiatry The program has focused on diagnosis, treatment and research in late-life psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders including Alzheimer’s, early onset dementias, fronto-temporal dementia, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, as well as late-life mood and psychotic disorders.
Sponsor(s): Johns Hopkins

Dallas Addiction Leadership Training

The VA North Texas Health Care System is recruiting a physician and a psychologist for a two-year Dallas Addiction Leadership Training (DALT). This fellowship is designed to develop our future clinical, academic, and/or administrative leaders in the addiction field.
Sponsor(s): VA North Texas Health Care System

Clinician in Geriatric Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry of The University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill is seeking a junior to mid-level clinician with special interest or expertise in geriatric psychiatry. This is a full time position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level.
Sponsor(s): University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Clinician Investigator

The Department of Psychiatry of The University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill is seeking a junior to mid-level clinician investigator interested in advancing a career in Anxiety and Stress Related Disorders. This is a full time position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level.
Sponsor(s): University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Core Facility Director

The Intramural Research Program (IRP), National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), a research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking an outstanding Staff Scientist to develop and head a Human Brain Stimulation Core Facility to facilitate research programs at the IRP to determine the brain mechanisms of drug addiction and develop novel treatment interventions.
Sponsor(s): National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Assistant Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience

The Department of Psychology at Florida International University (FIU) is searching for a candidate for an Assistant Professor tenure track position in Cognitive Neuroscience. The successful candidate must have a solid track record of scholarship in refereed journals, a strong potential for extramural funding, and proficiency in cutting-edge methodologies for research in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (e.g., advanced neuroimaging).
Sponsor(s): Florida International University (FIU)

Faculty Position

Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking qualified candidates at open academic rank to hold the position of Chief of Adult Outpatient Services at The Emory Clinic, Inc.
Sponsor(s): Emory University School of Medicine

Assistant Professor

Exciting, full-time, position at the Assistant Professor level is available for a Psychiatrist Clinician-Educator-Researcher with interest and experience in the psychiatric care of patients with Trauma, Stress and Anxiety Disorders (especially PTSD and co-morbid conditions) in the VA North Texas Health Care System Mental Health Service (VANTHCS MHS) in Dallas, Texas.
Sponsor(s): VA North Texas Health Care System Mental Health Service

Assistant Professor

The Department of Psychology at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin July 2014. The research focus of a successful candidate should be the elucidation of the central mechanisms that underlie drug addiction in either animal or human subjects.
Sponsor(s): University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Faculty – Assistant/Associate/Professor

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a well-trained Clinical Neuroscientist with an interest in the neuroscience of affect. The Department brings together scientists and clinicians from different disciplines and departments who study neural and behavioral processes and how these relate to the etiology and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders.
Sponsor(s): University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Postdoctoral Residency Program

The VASDHS/UCSD Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Residency Program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) as a postdoctoral residency program in clinical psychology. In close affiliation with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Department of Psychiatry, the program offers 1-year positions in two tracks: Evidence Based Psychotherapies (EBP) and Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR).
Sponsor(s): VASDHS/UCSD

Faculty Appointment Child Psychiatrist

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Programs, at the Emory University School of Medicine seek to hire two child and adolescent psychiatrist faculty members.
Sponsor(s): Emory University School of Medicine

Assistant Professors

The Psychology Department at Stony Brook University seeks to hire at least one, and possibly two, tenuretrack Assistant Professors for Fall, 2014. Successful candidates will be strong researchers who can contribute to a translational neuroscience perspective in the Integrative Neuroscience program and bridge to one or more of our other graduate training programs (Cognitive Science, Social & Health, and Clinical) and teach core graduate and undergraduate integrative neuroscience courses.
Sponsor(s): Stony Brook University

Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

The University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) has a vibrant scientific community with outstanding collaborative opportunities, including, but not limited to, basic and clinical neuroscience, imaging, translational biomedical science, stem cell research, biomedical informatics, pharmaceutical sciences and genomic medicine.
Sponsor(s): University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine

NIH Postdoctoral Fellowships in Addiction Research, MD's or Ph.D.'s

The Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies (LCTS) at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for post-doctoral fellows (MD and/or PhD) to conduct research in the laboratory located within the Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center on the main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.
Sponsor(s): National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in NIMH-funded Affective and Related Disorders Training Program

The Affective and Related Disorders Research Fellowship at the Columbia University Medical Center is currently accepting applications. The primary goal of this fellowship is to train postdoctoral (MD, MD/PhD and PhD) fellows for careers as independent researchers in Affective, Anxiety and Related Disorders.
Sponsor(s): Columbia University Medical Center

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in NIMH-funded Schizophrenia Research Training Program

The Schizophrenia Research Fellowship at the Columbia University Medical Center is currently accepting applications. The primary goal of this fellowship is to train postdoctoral (MD, MD/PhD and PhD) fellows for careers as independent researchers in Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders.
Sponsor(s): Columbia University Medical Center

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