The Brain and Behavioral vulnerabilities laboratory within the Center for the Studies of Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine is expanding their research goals. Our laboratory uses brain imaging and behavioral endpoints including cue reactivity, task and treatment outcome to examine the mechanisms underlying relapse and recovery to several drugs of abuse including cocaine, prescription opiates, heroin, nicotine and marijuana. Thus far, our studies have focused on patients with addiction to one or more of these substances. We are expanding our research goals to include the study of alcohol, co-morbidity with alcohol and other drugs of abuse and longitudinal study in adolescents prior to drug use. The applicant will be expected to maintain a clinical presence in their area of research.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.
The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Apply for this position online at: http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g/d3255