Indiana University School of Medicine-Stark Neurosciences Research Institute-Associate Professor or Professor position available

The Department of Psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine, in conjunction with the Stark Neurosciences Research Institute, is seeking to fill an immediate opening for a full-time tenure track position at the level of Associate Professor or Professor.

Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in psychology, psychiatry, neuroscience, or a related field and have established research credentials in the area of neural mechanisms underlying alcohol and/or drug addiction, including nicotine, cannabinoids, opiates or psychostimulants. Responsibilities will include: developing and sustaining an independent research program that will complement present on-going basic and translational research activities, and providing a foundation for better integration of research activities among current investigators, with the overall goal of enhancing our understanding of neurobehavioral and genetic mechanisms underlying alcohol and drug abuse and translating these findings to benefit patients.

Research space will be in the new Neurosciences Building; investigators in this building have access to state-of-the-art Core Facilities. Other responsibilities will include participation on department committees and teaching of residents, interns, medical students and graduate students.  The department and the university place a high priority on creating a diverse learning environment and on supporting the professional development of ethnic minorities, women, and people with disabilities. Applications are encouraged from professionals of all ethnic backgrounds.

Located in Indianapolis, Indiana University School of Medicine is the second largest medical school in the United States, with a student body that includes over 46% women and 7% ethnic minorities.  Indianapolis is the 13th largest city in the United States and is a growing, diverse city with a rich cultural heritage. In addition to having active sports, cultural, arts and educational events and programs, Indianapolis is located centrally near several other major cities, including Chicago, Louisville, Cincinnati and Columbus. 

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae and statement of research experience and interests to majhughe@iupui.edu  (Attn: William J. McBride, Ph.D.,). 
Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.  The departmental website is located at http://www.iupui.edu/~psych/ .  Indiana University School of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action, M/F/D.