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|Title||Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mechanisms of Alcohol Addiction|
|Appointment Type||Postdoctoral Fellow|
|Department||IUSM - Psychiatry|
|Campus||IU School of Medicine Indianapolis|
Highly motivated individuals are invited to apply for a postdoctoral position in the neuroscience/behavior of alcohol addiction that is immediately available at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry with Dr. Woody Hopf. Candidates with expertise or interest in fundamental neural, psychological and behavioral mechanisms that drive addiction and anxiety, cutting-edge methods to uncover such mechanisms, and enhancing translational relevance and human treatments, are particularly encouraged to apply.
Indianapolis is a vibrant and affordable city that is advancing health and life sciences (https://www.iupui.edu/city/index.html). The Department of Psychiatry at IU School of Medicine has a broad research, clinical, and teaching mission and maintains both a clinical psychology internship and psychiatry residency program, in addition to training rotations for medical and graduate students.
Indianapolis is a diverse, centrally-located city that lies within 3 driving hours of other major population centers such as Chicago, Cincinnati, and Louisville. It is 14th largest city in the United States and is growing and thriving economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation, which contribute over $44 billion annually to the local economy. Our dynamic downtown is a bustling commercial center, entertainment destination and residential neighborhood. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. For additional information on life in Indy, visit https://www.nomeancity.com/ or http://medicine.iupui.edu/AboutIndy/.
Application Instructions: Please include (1) a letter of interest (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) three letters of reference. Salary will be competitive and based upon qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D. in neuroscience or a related discipline and are expected to conduct a strong research project in rodents in cortical-subcortical interactions and behavioral states related to addiction, compulsivity, and anxiety.
|Department Contact for Questions||
Christopher R. Paynter, SHRM-CP, PHR
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