Tenured or Tenure-Track Open Rank Faculty Position: Treatment & Recovery; in the Rutgers Addiction Research Center/ Brain Health Institute
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 182579
The Brain Health Institute (BHI; brainhealthinstitute.rutgers.edu) and Rutgers Addiction Research Center (RARC; addiction.rutgers.edu) are recruiting a tenured or tenure track faculty member at the senior Assistant/Associate/Professor level to expand our research program in clinical trials of interventions to treat substance misuse and addiction. Physician scientists with expertise in clinical trials and related translational research relevant to opioid misuse are of particular interest. Senior candidates will be considered for an Associate Director role in the RARC, a leadership position overseeing the growth of targeted research areas within the RARC.
The RARC is an initiative of the Brain Health Institute and is a research center that brings together researchers from across the Rutgers campuses, medical schools, and health systems for collaborative, interdisciplinary work focused on tackling addiction. With over 150 faculty who work across the domains of Epidemiology, Etiology, & Prevention; Basic Science; Treatment & Recovery; and Public Policy, the RARC is the only comprehensive addiction center in New Jersey. RWJBarnabas Health, the New Jersey Veterans Administration Health Care, and two teaching hospitals provide opportunities for clinical care and research. The RARC creates opportunities for collaboration and community, bringing together faculty with a passion for innovative, cross-disciplinary research who are employing cutting edge approaches to studying substance use and addiction. These activities are further supported by affiliated centers and institutes such as the Center for Advanced Human Brain Imaging, Center for Computational Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey, and more. For more information on the RARC, see: https://www.addiction.rutgers.edu/
Minimum Education and Experience:
The successful candidate must have a MD, PhD, or equivalent doctoral degree, and be adept at obtaining federal funding to address key questions in the treatment of substance misuse and addiction.
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