Current Research Staff and Postdoctoral Job Opportunities
See below several opportunities to work alongside CHERISH and esteemed colleagues in substance use and health economics research.
Research Staff or Faculty
The Division of Health Services Research and Policy in the Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is seeking an exceptional candidate for a research track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.
The Division of Health Services Research and Policy conducts innovative health services, health economics, and health policy research across a broad range of areas including: health systems financing, economic impact, decision making, organizational structures and processes, population health, chronic disease, substance use and mental health disorders, clinical intervention development and implementation, global health and ethics, and provider and patient personal behaviors that affect access, quality, and cost of health care.
How to Apply:
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume, and three letters of reference to Kathryn McCollister, PhD, Director of Health Services Research and Policy, [email protected]. View full application details on the University of Miami career page.
The Research Data Analyst will help design, build, test and run mathematical models for the evaluation of infectious disease public policy. Responsibilities span the entirety of the research process and include literature review, model development, parameter estimation, data manipulation, analysis and interpretation of results, manuscript preparation and presentation and dissemination of results. Work is centered on using microsimulation and cost-effectiveness methods to perform economic evaluation of public health guidelines and policies.
How to Apply:
See full details here.
The Section of Infectious Diseases Syndemics Lab at Boston Medical Center is recruiting a talented faculty investigator. The Syndemics Lab focuses on producing the evidence base needed to develop new policies, interventions, and approaches to mitigating the harms of the syndemic (synergistic epidemics) of Hepatitis C, HIV, bacterial infections, and substance use disorder.
Candidates must be doctoral level (MD or PHD) and must be either planning to submit an NIH career development award, or already have a career development award with plan to submit an R01-level grant. The position includes protected research time, resources to launch a new group, and the experience, resources, and mentoring of the Syndemics Lab team.
How to Apply:
The Department of Biomedical Data Science at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth (Geisel) seeks an outstanding individual to join the faculty within the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CTBH). The successful candidate will be leading a vigorous research program on the application of digital health to the treatment of substance use disorders and/or related fields. This individual should be particularly experienced in leading clinical effectiveness trials and/or implementation science studies. This individual should have a strong track record of extramural funding and leadership in research on substance use disorders.
As part of this faculty position, this individual will have the opportunity to join as a Core Investigator of the Northeast Node of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network housed within CTBH. The Northeast Node leads and/or collaborates on NIH-supported multi-site addiction treatment research trials designed to identify and scale-up best practices in the treatment of substance use disorders. This individual may also join in the leadership of a P30 Center Core research grant awarded to CTBH from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
How to Apply:
Using Interfolio, applicants should submit a cover letter (addressed to Chair of the Search Committee, Alan Budney, PhD), a curriculum vitae, and a 2-3 page description of their research interests and future research plans and arrange for submission of 3 letters of recommendation. Read the full description at Interfolio.
The Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral fellow who will work alongside the principal investigator and several team members in several states in the analytic aspects of research. The Barocas Lab aims to help the Postdoctoral fellow develop skills not obtained during doctoral studies including making research relevant to clinicians, policymakers, and other decision-makers. At the end of the Postdoctoral fellowship, the fellow should be highly competitive for independent funding.
How to Apply:
Application materials include a cover letter, resume/CV, and a list of references. View more details and submit the application here.
The postdoctoral associate will engage in collaborative research with the IMPOWR research network aimed at developing and testing integrative strategies of chronic pain and opioid use disorder that is funded by the National Institutes of Health Helping to End Addiction Long-term (NIH HEAL) Initiative. The postdoctoral associate will lead the implementation of cost and cost-effectiveness evaluations alongside three clinical trials. In addition, the postdoctoral associate will engage in population data-driven health services and policy studies aimed at improving access to, outcomes of, and equity in evidence-based treatments for substance use, mental health, and co-existing medical conditions.
The postdoctoral associate will be supervised and mentored by Dr. Yuhua Bao, an associate professor at Weill Cornell Medicine and leading health economist in the field. The postdoctoral associate will meet, collaborate, and receive additional support from affiliated investigators with complementary expertise.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest highlighting their research interests and career goals and a curriculum vita to Senior Research Manager Jared Leff at [email protected]. View full description here.
The Boston University Clinical HIV/AIDS Research Training (BU-CHART) Program at Boston Medical Center is a two-year mentored postdoctoral research training program designed for physicians and other health scientists to enable them to conduct high -quality, ethical HIV/AIDS research focused on disadvantaged populations. BU-CHART will provide specific training in research methods of relevance to study co-morbidities, adherence, substance abuse and transmission of HIV infection. The T32 grant provides stipend, tuition, fees for coursework, travel funds, and health insurance.
How to Apply:
See full details and submit the following application items here.
- Personal Statement. One page, 0.5 inch margins, Arial font, Font Size 11.
- One page Research Plan that includes the following items:
- Research Question
- Significance (Why is this an important question for your field? How will it have impact?)
- How do you see this leading to the beginning of a research career?
- CV/Resume, including publications.
- Two Letters of Support.
If you would like to promote open positions on the CHERISH website, please email details to [email protected]. CHERISH welcomes opportunities related to substance use, HCV, HIV, and health economics research.