Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory and Clinic (NRLC) Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted Date: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Position Description: 

Searching for motivated individuals with an exemplary research background to join a multi-disciplinary team conducting alcohol research. We have a series of ongoing studies involve novel method of detection/monitoring for alcohol use and delivery of innovative interventions to reduce alcohol use within the criminal justice system. Our approach to postdoctoral training typically involves interaction with a multidisciplinary team of investigators, including Drs. Donald Dougherty, Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak, Charles Mathias, and Stacy Ryan. Depending on the applicant's career goals, areas of training include: behavioral pharmacology, clinical intervention, biochemistry, personality, and statistics.  Additionally, this training environment is strengthened through collaboration our local NIDA T32 program substance abuse research (PI: Dr. Charles France). The fellow will be provided active research mentoring and be engaged in manuscript and grant writing. Responsibilities include study coordination and supervision of study personnel, participant recruitment, screening, psychological testing, statistical analyses, and manuscript/grant preparation. Multiple-year appointments are available and dependent on satisfactory performance.

Position Requirements: 

Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in in a relevant discipline with an exemplary research background.

How to Apply: 

Candidates should send their curriculum vitae, a letter outlining interests and career goals, and representative publication reprints.  Materials can be sent by email ( or by mail to Donald M. Dougherty, Department of Psychiatry, MC 7793, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900.

Contact Name: 
Donald M. Dougherty
Contact Email: 
Deadline to Apply: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Job Number: 

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