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UConn School of Medicine Faculty Position

News Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 16:00

The UConn School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track Associate or Full Professor to join our research group in the Behavioral Health Division. This position is open to individuals with a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree and who have a strong record of accomplishment in the area of addictions or health behavior change as evidenced by scholarly work and external funding. The successful candidate will complement our research group’s interests and expertise. Preferred areas of interest include dissemination and implementation science, opioid-related research, and neurological or biological targets related to addiction treatments (broadly defined). Other areas of interest related to addictions and behavioral health are also strongly encouraged to apply. Our team includes three NIH-funded faculty and various postdoctoral fellows and research assistants. Please see our website for additional information: Contingency management at UCONN Health 

Competitive applicants will have a strong history of success in securing extramural research funding. This is a tenure-track or tenured position with rank to be determined based on qualifications and experience. In addition to conducting research, the faculty member will be expected to contribute to our educational mission through teaching and training of psychiatry residents, medical students, graduate students, or postdoctoral fellows. This is an exciting time to be at the UConn School of Medicine. The State of Connecticut has provided substantial support to the university through BioScience CT, an initiative that has rapidly expanded research infrastructure through lab construction and renovation and expansion of research faculty. Research and scholarship is a very high priority of the university. UConn School of Medicine also hosts a long-standing Alcohol Research Center (ARC) within the Department of Psychiatry. The ARC, now in its 38th year of NIH support, hosts a large number of colleagues with diverse interests for collaboration. We also have a NIAAA-funded T32 Institutional Research Training Grant that can support up to 3 postdoctoral positions for new or recent PhDs interested in alcohol research. 

The UConn School of Medicine offers a highly competitive benefits package. A tuition waiver for dependent children is available for University of Connecticut undergraduate degree programs. For more information about faculty benefits, please see: UCONN Health employee benefits 

Interested candidates should apply and upload their CVs through (search for job #2020-428). Questions can be addressed to any of our following faculty: 

Sheila Alessi: 

Carla Rash: 

Kristyn Zajac:

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