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UCSF Postdoctoral Traineeship in Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Services Research

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Fall 2019

 University of California, San Francisco

 Postdoctoral Traineeship in Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Services Research

 Positions as NIDA-funded Postdoctoral Scholars in substance use treatment and services research are available beginning July 1st, 2019 in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSF.

 Postdoctoral Scholars work with a mentor to design and implement studies on the treatment of drug and alcohol use disorders.

 Scholars have the opportunity to select specific areas of focus for independent research projects while working with core faculty members. Faculty have strong histories of mentorship, obtaining extramural funding, and ongoing research productivity.

 Current faculty research interests include: trials of efficacy and effectiveness of psychosocial and pharmacologic treatments of substance use disorders; research on treatments tailored for people living with HIV, people with other comorbid medical and psychiatric conditions; research on provision of services; digital health and other innovative methodology; and treatment of complex patients in innovative settings.

 Traineeships are usually for two years, with a possible third year.

 Prioritizes the training of psychiatrists, women, and minorities for academic research careers.


 How to Apply

To be considered for a traineeship, please email your cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, and samples of representative work to Two letters of recommendation must be emailed as signed PDF documents.

For more information:



Phone: 415-206-4453


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