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Postdoctoral position - Addiction Recovery Research Center at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, Virginia Tech

News Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2023 - 09:30

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Position Summary: The Addiction Recovery Research Center (ARRC) is directed by Dr. Warren K. Bickel, an accomplished scholar and researcher whose work is frequently cited and receives national and international recognition. This Postdoctoral Associate position will work primarily on NIH funded projects that are providing new information about substance use disorders, health behaviors, and decision-making. Several projects are focusing on the use of the Experimental Tobacco Marketplace to investigate choice behavior among nicotine users from a behavioral economics framework. Other projects are focusing on treatments for alcohol and cocaine use disorders and the examination, including with fMRI, of Episodic Future Thinking on substance use and decision-making. Moreover, ARRC has ongoing projects to examine long-term recovery from addiction. The position is well suited for individuals interested in technological and behavioral economic applications to addiction and health behaviors. This postdoctoral position will also be involved in developing pilot research programs in the research areas of the lab and will be expected to help develop these additional projects.

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