The University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking candidates for two faculty positions which may be at the rank of Assistant Professor Without Tenure (WOT) (0113), Associate Professor WOT (0112), or Professor WOT (0111) to be hired in the faculty scientist pathway. The faculty rank may also be Research Assistant Professor WOT (0143); Research Associate Professor WOT (0142), or Research Professor WOT (0141) and these would be in the research faculty pathway. The work site for the two successful candidates will be the Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors at 1100 NE 45th Street, Suite 300, Seattle, Washington. Candidates must have an established and funded research portfolio in one or more of the following areas related to substance use: (1) etiology, prevention and treatment of substance and behavioral addictions, co-occurring risk behaviors (e.g., maladaptive diet/exercise, sexual risk taking, aggression, alcohol, marijuana, substance use, gambling) and comorbid medical and mental disorders (e.g., diabetes, PTSD) among adolescents, young adults and adults; (2) substance use policy and/or health/health care policy research relevant to addictive behaviors; (3) assessment or intervention using mobile, wireless and/or wearable technology; (4) adaptive intervention designs; (5) cognitive, neurocognitive, or biological mechanisms underlying substance use; (6) harm reduction focused Community Based Participatory Research, particularly with traditionally underserved populations; (7) mindfulness-based relapse prevention; and/or (8) advanced methodological design and/or statistical methods in psychiatric and social epidemiology.
The two positions are full-time and require the PhD or foreign equivalent. Further desired qualifications include experience with development or philanthropic/advancement activities, development and execution of service contracts, experience with foundation, NIH, NSF, SAMHSA, or DOE funding. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
Please submit CV and cover letter. For more information on this position, please contact Tanya Eng-Aquino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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