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 mgiaim@lsuhsc.edu 

 

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.

Applications are available at http://sowkweb.usc.edu/ interdisciplinary-research-training-institute and must be received by 5:00pm Pacific Standard Time January 8, 2016. Applicants will be notified of award decisions by January 31, 2016. For more information, please call Erika Guerrero Smith, Program Administrator, (213)821-3537 or erikague@usc.edu

Summer Training Program
June 7 — 13, 2016
Application Form

 

 

2016%2012:25:53%20PM

 

 

NEWS AND EVENTS

Director of Prevention Research Coordination, Office of Disease Prevention, Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services

We are looking for applicants with a commitment to scientific excellence and the energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead within a dynamic and diverse organization.  Applicants must possess an M.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field relevant to the position.  Applicants should be known and respected within their profession, both nationally and internationally, as distinguished individuals of outstanding competence.  See Announcement

Postdoctoral Associate: The Department of Psychology at Florida International University

The Department of Psychology at Florida International University (FIU) is searching for qualified individuals for a Postdoctoral Associate, a research position. The position will be housed in the Substance Use and HIV Neuropsychology (SUHN) laboratory at the Center for Children and Families (CCF) at FIU (http://ccf.fiu.edu). See description here.

Research Assistant Professor: Department of Psychology at Florida International University

The Department of Psychology at Florida International University (FIU) is searching for qualified individuals for a Research Assistant Professor Faculty position. The position will be housed in the Substance Use and HIV Neuropsychology (SUHN) laboratory at the Center for Children and Families (CCF) at FIU (http://ccf.fiu.edu).
See description here.

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

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 (www.uvm.edu/medicine/behaviorandhealth) or contact Ms. Diana Cain (Diana.Cain @uvm.edu).

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

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