National Hispanic Science Network
16th Annual International Conference
June 15-18, 2016
Palm Springs, CA

The National Hispanic Science Network’s Fifteenth Annual International Conference will take place Wednesday, June 15, 2016 through Friday June 17, 2016 at the J.W. Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa in Palm Desert, CA.  We plan to begin at noon on Wed and close with an award banquet on Friday night.
We are very much looking forward to another stimulating conference with continued opportunities for mentoring, networking and collaborations. As you know, the annual conference serves as an excellent platform for young investigators to promote their research interests, in addition to an opportunity for members to receive pertinent information regarding the future of the organization.
More conference information will be made available shortly.  If we do not have your most recent contact information or CV, please contact Betsy Giaimo at 
Mark your calendars and we look forward to seeing you at the National Hispanic Science Network’s Sixteenth Annual International Conference!


Interdisciplinary Research Training Institute
on Hispanic Drug Abuse

The Interdisciplinary Research Training Institute (IRTI) on Hispanic Drug Abuse promotes the career development of pre-doctoral, postdoctoral and early career scientists conducting research on drug abuse among Hispanics. The IRTI is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Summer Training Program
June 7 — 13, 2016



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International Funding Opportunities




Open Faculty Position at The Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University

The Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University is the only CEPH-accredited school of public health int he Philadelphia area, and recently received a $45 million gift to expand the faculty and build new research and educational programs.  See job descriptions here.

Department of Psychology at the University of Houston

DEVELOPMENTAL COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE. The Department of Psychology at the University of Houston seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant or Associate level to join its integrated program in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience beginning Fall 2016. See Full Announcement

The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics, Department of Biological Sciences: Assistant Professor in Conservation Biology

Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in conservation biology in the Department of Biological Sciences beginning August 2016. Ph.D. in biology, molecular biology, ecology, or a related field. Postdoctoral experience is preferred.
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George Washington University: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology, Specializing in Prevention Science

The Department of Psychology at The George Washington University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of clinical psychology, with a specific focus on prevention science, to begin in the academic year 2016-2017. We seek a candidate who will complement existing strengths and developing areas of interest in the department and who has expertise in developing and studying interventions that promote health and prevent psychological problems or physical health conditions in youth or adult populations. See Full Announcement

University of Vermont’s Center on Behavior and Health

The University of Vermont’s Center on Behavior and Health announces an NIH postdoctoral research fellowship opportunity in an internationally recognized center of excellence for the study of substance abuse. This individual will participate in the conduct of an ongoing NIDA-funded trial to develop a novel buprenorphine treatment for opioid-dependent adults, as well as develop new research opportunities in related areas.Appointment:  2-3 yrs. Eligibility: Applicants must have completed their training in psychology, behavior analysis, or a related discipline and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.   For more information:  Please see our VCBH website ( or contact Ms. Diana Cain (Diana.Cain

University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work Looking for an Associated Dean for Academic Affairs

The Graduate College of Social Work (GCSW) at the University of Houston, one of only three Carnegie-Designated Tier One Public Research Universities in Texas, is accepting applications for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure commencing AY 2016-2017.  Click to see announcement.    Click here for job posting

Post-doctoral Training Position Arizona State University Research Training in Drug Abuse/HIV Prevention: Closing the Research-Practice Gap

Arizona State University invites applications for a NIDA-funded T32 post-doctoral training program focusing on closing the research-practice gap in drug abuse and HIV prevention. Training is delivered through individually-tailored programs of coursework in drug abuse, HIV, and implementation science and mentored research experience. Trainees select multiple mentors from a large and multidisciplinary faculty whose work includes preventive interventions with children and families in settings including schools, health care, community mental health settings, and family courts.  Click here for more info.

Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity

Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity The Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity program at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) invites applications from individuals interested in seeking advanced training in drug abuse treatment research. Applications will be accepted from October 1, 2015 through December 15, 2015. Click here for more info.  Visit the website here.

Department of Physiology: LSU Health – New Orleans

The Department of Physiology in the School of Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA seeks outstanding candidates with a PhD or equivalent degree for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant to full professor level. Special consideration will be given to candidates with significant extramural funding and research strengths in cardiovascular physiology or alcohol-related pathophysiology. Click here for more Info