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Staff Associate, Columbia University School of Social Work

Under the supervision of Prof. Leopoldo J. Cabassa (the study Principal Investigator [PI]), the Staff Associate will work on the research project: Peer-led Healthy Lifestyle Program in Supportive Housing: a 5-year, NIMH funded randomized controlled effectiveness trial involving a sample of 300 research participants. The Staff Associate’s primary responsibilities will include assistance with the development, delivery, and evaluation of a healthy lifestyle group-based program, coordinate data collection and data entry, work with the PI to train and supervise a team of research staff assistants and graduate research assistants, and manage all administrative matters related to the study with the PI as the final approver. For more information, click here.

Assistant Research Scientist, The University of Michigan School of Public Health

The Center for Sexuality & Health Disparities (SexLab) at the University of Michigan invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Research Scientist position. The candidate must have interest in the psychosocial, structural, contextual and behavioral factors associated with sexual health. We define sexual health broadly as a state of physical, emotional, and social well-being in relation to sexuality, and encourage research that utilizes a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, and encourages pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence. The Assistant Research Scientist will be a member of the SexLab team, and will participate in several studies focused on sexual health with a particular focus on HIV/AIDS and LGBT health. He or she will also be mentored and encouraged to develop his/her own research projects and pursue his/her funded research. The incumbent is expected to take a leadership role in preparing manuscripts for publication, offering technical assistance to community partners, conducting mixed-methods analyses, and collaborating on future grant proposal writing. For more information, click here.

Assistant Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience, Department of Psychology and the Neuroscience Program at Temple University

The Department of Psychology and the Neuroscience Program at Temple University are jointly seeking an outstanding candidate for a Behavioral Neuroscience position at the level of Assistant Professor.  Research interests should focus on examining the neurobiology of behavior at cellular, molecular, and/or systems levels and complement existing departmental and programmatic interests, which include but are not limited to: development, mental illness, aging, learning & memory, and addiction.  Candidates should have a Ph.D., a strong research and publication record, and demonstrated potential for extramural funding.  Candidates should be able to teach a range of topics in Neuroscience and Psychology from the behavioral level to the cellular and molecular level.  Electronic applications are preferred.  Applicants should send curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of undergraduate and graduate teaching interests, three letters of reference, and copies of representative publications to:  Christine Engelhardt at nspsy@temple.edu , Coordinator for the Neuroscience Search Committee, Program in Neuroscience, Rm. 638, Weiss Hall, 1701 N. 13th Street, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA  19122-6085; if electronic submission is not possible, hard copies can be sent to the aforementioned address.  Questions regarding the search can be directed to Christine Engelhardt, Neuroscience Student Services Specialist/Coordinator: nspsy@temple.edu or 215-204-3441.  Review of applications will begin October 1st and continue until the position is filled.

Director, Center for Diversity and Social & Economic Justic Council on Social Work Education

The Council on Social Work Education and the University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work invite applications for the Director of the CSWE Center for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice position. Interested candidates should have a strong record of research and teaching relevant to diversity and social and economic justice and demonstrated experience in administration. For more information, click here.

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