Post-Doctoral Fellow Position in Substance Use Disorders Treatment Research

University Of Memphis

United States

July 15, 2022


Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAE1455

Advertised Title Post-Doctoral Fellow Position in Substance Use Disorders Treatment Research Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN) Position Number L22811 Category Full-Time Faculty Department School of Public Health Position Summary

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 perspective.

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.

Special Conditions

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

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • References List
  • Optional Documents

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