Posting Number FAE1455
Advertised Title Post-Doctoral Fellow Position in Substance Use Disorders
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number L22811
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department School of Public Health
The School of Public Health at the University of Memphis invites applications
for a postdoctoral fellow position in substance use disorders treatment
research . The broader area of research includes efficacy and
effectiveness of psychosocial and pharmacologic treatment of substance use
disorders including opioids, methamphetamines, cannabis, alcohol, tobacco, and
polydrug use and service provisions to substance-using populations in remote
areas. A number of publicly accessible national level datasets and regional
quantitative and qualitative data collected using federal grants are available
to develop manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals using mixed methods. The
preceptor, Dr. Satish Kedia, PhD, MPH, has active grants and collaborates with
inpatient and outpatient treatment programs that address a range of substance
use and mental health issues. The successful candidate will work closely with
the preceptor to manage substance use disorder projects, develop collaborative
manuscripts, and prepare grant applications from a multidisciplinary
The anticipated start date is July 31, 2022 or earlier.
Minimum Position Qualifications
The candidate should have a Ph.D. (or have successfully defended dissertation
prior to the start date) in a relevant discipline such as Public Health,
Health Promotion, Psychology, Sociology, or Anthropology.
Candidates with strong interests in working in a collaborative environment and
who have proven writing skills are highly encouraged to apply.
The initial appointment is for one year with possible renewal, depending on
availability of funding.
Posting Date 06/16/2022
Closing Date 07/15/2022
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Competitive
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three
references via the UoM job application website.
Instructions to Applicant regarding references
Is this posting for UofM employees only? No
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