Postdoctoral Fellowship in Substance Use Research

Posted Date: 
Friday, June 11, 2021
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Position Description: 

Position Description:

  • UT Health San Antonio, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking qualified, highly motivated applicants for a postdoctoral fellow in substance use research. ¬†Opportunities in clinical trial research on opioid use disorder, stimulant use disorder; implementation and evaluation within the Tx Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (TxMOUD) network; technologies for substance use disorder treatment; data analysis and research design.

Program Benefits:

  • Initial 1-year appointment, renewable for up to 3 years
  • Research training with outstanding, well-funded investigators in clinical research on addiction
  • Multidisciplinary research team including investigators from substance use & addiction (psychologists, psychiatrists, etc.), clinical and bioinformatics, organizational behavior, implementation science, medical anthropology, and the business of health care.
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Large trainee community and support from the UT Health Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
  • Additional activities include:
    • Seminars
    • Journal clubs
    • Opportunities to present at local and national drug addiction and substance use disorder meetings
    • Grant writing/reviewing workshops
    • Career development workshops
    • Community outreach activities
Position Requirements: 

Applicants must possess a doctoral degree or equivalent and should be a US Citizen, non-citizen national, or permanent resident of the US.

How to Apply: 

Send curriculum vitae, letter of intent, and two letters of recommendation to (Tara Karns-Wright, PhD, Assistant Professor, UT Health San Antonio)

Contact Name: (Tara Karns-Wright, PhD
Contact Email: 
Deadline to Apply: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Job Number: 

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