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ISSUP supports the professional development of those working within substance use prevention, treatment and recovery. Here you will find information about available positions in the field from around the globe. We welcome ISSUP members to share advertisements for current vacancies in this category. Log in and post your job to the ISSUP job board.

Research Fellow- The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use

  • Location: Australia
  • Area of Work: Research
  • Closing date:

The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use provides a world-first synergy of leading prevention, early intervention and treatment research and translation programs in substance use and mental disorders. The Matilda Centre brings together researchers in broad fields to share skills, integrate data, and harness new technologies to develop and trial innovative prevention, early intervention and treatment programs for substance use and mental disorders.  

The Matilda Centre is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Level A) / Research Fellow (Level B) to develop a program of prevention-focused research and dissemination.  Within this role you will work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to develop, implement and evaluate culturally inclusive school-based drug and alcohol prevention resources. You will be actively involved in consulting with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and supporting local Aboriginal facilitators to implement the wellbeing program and research. 

This position is open to qualified academic Level A and B applicants. The level at appointment will be determined on the skills and experience of the selected candidate. 

To be successful in this position you will be able to use a high degree of initiative and judgement to coordinate multiple activities and teams.  

Your key responsibilities will be to: 

  • Co-ordinate consultations with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and stakeholders to gain feedback on the project aims and implementation, and interpretation of the findings. 

  • Liaise and work in partnership with stakeholders, designers and web developers to refine and update the Strong and Deadly Futures school-based program. 

  • Manage a cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the Strong and Deadly Futures program, including the recruitment of schools, data collection and management and intervention delivery. 

  • Develop a program of prevention-focused research and dissemination, including preparing funding applications, conducting data analysis and preparing publications for peer-review journals and conference presentations 

Submitted on Rabu, Juni 29, 2022 - 15:21

Research Assistant- The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance use

  • Location: Australia
  • Area of Work: Research
  • Closing date:

The Matilda Centre provides a world-first synergy of leading prevention, early intervention and treatment research and translation programs in substance use and mental disorders. The Matilda Centre undertakes research and brings together researchers currently working across disorder silos (addiction, depression, suicide, anxiety, exercise physiology, dietetics, chronic disease) to share skills, synergise data, and harness new technologies to develop and trial innovative prevention and early intervention programs for substance use and mental disorders.

The Faculty of Medicine and Health is looking for a Research Assistant to join the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use. The Research Assistant will work within the Prevention Team, which focuses on preventing the development of substance use and mental health problems among young people. The Research Assistant will contribute to the Positive Choices project, which aims to equip young people, their parents, and teachers with evidence-based information and response strategies to prevent drug and alcohol-related harm.

Reporting into the Postdoctoral Research Fellow, this is a fixed-term full-time position (35 hours per week) based at our Matilda Centre in Camperdown.

Some of the key responsibilities and activities will include:

  • updating and maintaining online information and assisting with the development of additional prevention resources

  • conducting literature reviews and scoping of existing resources

  • liaising with web developers, managing enquiries, and maintaining communication with teachers, schools, and other subscribers

  • assisting with the design and implementation of studies to evaluate the impact and reach of Positive Choices.

Submitted on Rabu, Juni 29, 2022 - 15:07

Research Associate in Population Health Modelling and Data Science

  • Location: Inggris
  • Area of Work: Research
  • Closing date:

The University of Sheffield is seeking to appoint a Research Associate to engage in world-leading research in population health modelling and data science, with a specific focus on developing a smoking cessation model for England in partnership with University College London. The role sits within the Cancer Research UK funded programme grant “Targeting multiple levels of the smoking cessation system using novel scientific approaches”.

The role involves developing a novel agent-based model (ABM) of smoking cessation behaviours and health outcomes. You will use the ontology of the social psychology COM-B (capability-opportunity-motivation-behaviour) framework to inform the conceptual and detailed design of the model. You will calibrate the model using empirical data for England and use it to analyse the effectiveness of interventions to promote smoking cessation. Following open science principles, you will develop the ABM as open-source software and produce an online tutorial to support potential users.

The role requires a keen enthusiasm to work across disciplinary boundaries in developing world-class and transformative research in the modelling of social behaviours. During the project you will be able to draw on world-leading expertise in health behaviours, epidemiology, health economics, agent-based modelling, and machine learning.

The post will be based in the Complex Optimization and Decision Making Laboratory, led by Professor Robin Purshouse, within the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE) with support from Professor Alan Brennan in the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR). The post is integral to ACSE and ScHARR strategies to develop complex systems modelling platforms to support societal grand challenges for improving wellbeing and reducing health inequalities. The new ABM will leverage ScHARR’s existing Sheffield Tobacco Policy Model and related findings.

Submitted on Rabu, Juni 29, 2022 - 14:28

Lecturer in Drug and Alcohol Studies- University of the West of Scotland

  • Location: Inggris
  • Area of Work: Training/Further Education
  • Closing date:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer in Drug and Alcohol Studies to join the Contemporary Drug and Alcohol Studies (CDAS) programme within the School of Education and Social Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland. You will join a dedicated team who strive to continuously inspire our students and wider University community – and, through modern teaching and impactful research, continue to deliver innovative solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. 

The postholder will play a central role in delivering an excellent and research-based student experience. They will be engaged in the development of educational thinking, practice and research in the broad areas of curriculum design, learning and teaching, and assessment. They will be knowledgeable in contemporary pedagogies, particularly in relation to co-creation and active learning, and be familiar with online learning environments and the principles of digital education. They will also be able to evidence positive practice in these areas. The postholder will produce and publish excellent research outputs commensurate with the stage of career and evidence an ability to attract independent research funding to support this work.

The successful candidate should have the following:

  • A completed, or close to completion, PhD in Social Sciences or relevant area is essential.
  • Experience of studying, researching or working in the substance use or related field who can contribute to the CDAS teaching and research programme.
  • A postgraduate qualification in the area of education/learning and teaching/ Advance Higher Education Fellowship or equivalent are highly desirable.
Submitted on Rabu, Juni 29, 2022 - 14:21

PROFESSOR IN ADULT NURSING

  • Location: Inggris
  • Area of Work: Training/Further Education
  • Closing date:

University of the West of Scotland – School of Health & Life Sciences

Campus – Paisley, Lanarkshire or Ayr

Due to a continued significant investment in our teaching portfolio within the School of Health & Life Sciences we are seeking applications to join the School’s Division of Adult Nursing and Healthcare as a Professor in Adult Nursing. You will join a dedicated team who strive to continuously inspire our students and wider University community – and, through modern teaching and impactful research, continue to deliver innovative solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges.

All UWS Professors are expected to make a significant contribution to the activities of the University whether through teaching and associated educational activities, development of research initiatives and strategies and/or to management, policy development and leadership roles whether at Division, School or University levels. All professors are expected to contribute to the development and direction of the University community by providing relevant academic leadership.  Academic leadership involve providing research and/or teaching leadership in their discipline whether in their own Division, School or more widely in University wide capacity; leading research teams or by contribution to interdisciplinary research themes; educational leadership of the discipline within the School of Health & Life Sciences; and, academic leadership through knowledge transfer activities.

The successful candidate should have the following:

  • PhD in relevant subject area
  • An active registration with a recognised regulatory body relevant to their profession, e.g. NMC Registration Adult nursing (RN1, RNA)
  • Extensive experience as a scholar/researcher, possibly with an international reputation, in adult nursing.
  • Evidence of strategy/policy work, nationally and internationally.
  • Evidence of external engagement which is clearly in line with the School’s priority areas for the future, or be able to demonstrate the synergies (e.g. external engagement in terms of research, or knowledge exchange, or engagement with professional bodies or other external organisations.

The post can be based at the Paisley, Lanarkshire or Ayr Campus. However you may be required to work at any UWS campus or location from time to time to meet needs of the business.

Submitted on Selasa, Juni 28, 2022 - 12:23

Nurse Practitioner Supervisor, Opioid Treatment Program (OTP)

  • Location: Amerika Serikat
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:

Position Overview:

The Alexandria Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) is hiring for the position of Nurse Practitioner Supervisor. This critical role provides direct clinical care to clients receiving Medication Assisted Treatment services and serves as a clinical leader on our multidisciplinary team of medical and behavioural health therapy professionals. Our nationally recognised program has been repeatedly highlighted by State and Federal agencies as a Center of Excellence; we are recruiting for a Nurse Practitioner who brings this same level of excellence and passion to our program.  Candidates must have or be able to obtain and maintain a waiver to prescribe Buprenorphine.

Examples of Duties:

  • Ensures that nursing services and program operations comply with State and Federal regulations through supervision and evaluation of program nurses;
  • Ensures nursing/medication administration coverage during clinic operation hours;
  • Ensures nursing documentation is timely, accurate, and meets documentation standards;
  • Assesses clients upon admission to obtain medical, mental health, and substance use history;
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates tests to identify and assess client’s clinical problems and health needs (e.g., TB, HIV, Hepatitis, etc.) at admission;
  • Monitors medical status of clients that are pregnant, have HIV infection, and/or are medically fragile;
  • Monitors drug screen and breathalyzer test results coordinating with the treatment team;
  • Provides nursing/medical recommendations for the patient’s plan of care with the treatment team;
  • Triages clients to be seen by the Medical Supervisor and/or refers them to the hospital or provides resources to appropriate and available medical services tracking outcomes and providing follow-up as needed;
  • Monitors clients on psychotropic or other medications for side effects;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you need to have (Minimum Qualifications):

The applicant must have a four-year college degree from an accredited school of nursing, a master’s degree in nursing (MSN) and the nurse practitioner distinction (NP). The applicant is licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) and certified as a Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Virginia with prescriptive authority or eligible for such licensure/certification. Has a waiver to prescribe Buprenorphine. Current AED/CPR certification with a minimum of two years’ experience practicing within specialty area or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Submitted on Selasa, Juni 28, 2022 - 12:19

Public Health Advisor

  • Location: Amerika Serikat
  • Area of Work: Monitoring
  • Closing date:

Summary

This position is located in the Department of Health And Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, headquartered in Rockville, Maryland.

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-SAMHSA-DE-22-11518160 under delegated examining procedures. Please review this announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under competitive procedures.

Duties


As a Public Health Advisor, you will use your knowledge of and experience with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to optimise business results and customer experience by:

  1. Providing program consultation, guidance, and assistance and is responsible for carrying out and promoting significant public health grants management and related activities in Federal, local, state, and international settings with relative independence.
  2. Developing and/or recommending program intervention, prevention, and/or control strategies.
  3. Serving as the principal representative for a well-defined and established grant program of a moderate complexity.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service - http://www.sss.gov
  • Suitable for federal employment
  • Meet time in grade restrictions by the closing date of the announcement
  • Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. All information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation.
  • Documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System.
  • All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choice.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date.
  • Financial disclosure statement may be required.
  • One-year probationary period may be required.
Submitted on Selasa, Juni 28, 2022 - 12:14

Director, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

  • Location: Amerika Serikat
  • Area of Work: Monitoring
  • Closing date:

Summary

The mission of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) is to bring effective prevention to every community. CSAP provides national leadership in the development of policies, programs and to prevent the onset of illegal drug use, underage alcohol and tobacco use, and to reduce the negative consequences of using substances.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP). CSAP disseminates effective substance abuse prevention practices and builds the capacity of States, communities and other groups to apply prevention knowledge effectively.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • This employer participates in the E-Verify Program
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Subject to satisfactory security and suitability determinations
  • Must complete a one (1) year probationary period, if not previously completed
  • Position requires the completion of a public financial disclosure report
  • This is a career position in the SES. Unless the selectee is already a member of the SES with career status or has successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program certified by OPM.
  • Executive qualifications must be approved by OPM before appointment can be effected. If you are selected, you will be responsible for working with an HHS Executive Consultant, or QRB Writer to develop an ECQ narrative for submission to OPM
  • If you are a male born after December 31, 1959, and are at least 18 years of age, civil service employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System, unless you meet certain exemptions.
  • You must meet the qualification requirements of this position no later than the closing date of the job opportunity announcement.

Qualifications

As a basic requirement, applicants must demonstrate progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Mandatory/Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications listed below. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the equivalent of the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state and local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organisations. Failure to meet this basic qualification requirement and all executive and technical qualification factors will automatically exclude you from further consideration.

All candidates for SES positions with the Federal Government must demonstrate leadership experience indicative of senior executive level management capability. To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your resume that you possess the Fundamental Competencies, five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), and the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs), listed below. It is recommended that your resume emphasise levels of responsibility, scope and complexity of programs managed, and program accomplishments and results.

Submitted on Selasa, Juni 28, 2022 - 12:10

Public Infomation Officer- UNODC

  • Location: Austria
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:

This position is located in the Advocacy Section (AS), Public Affairs and Policy Support Branch (PAB), Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs (DPA), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), in Vienna. The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Chief, AS.

Submitted on Kamis, Juni 16, 2022 - 16:24

Director, Indigenous Partnerships and Strategies- CCSA

  • Location: Kanada
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:

The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) changes lives by bringing people and knowledge together to reduce the harms of alcohol and other drugs on society. We partner with public, private, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to improve the health and safety of people living in Canada. An NGO with a national focus, CCSA’s vision is for a healthier Canadian society where evidence transforms approaches to substance use.

CCSA acknowledges that the First Peoples are the holders of Traditional Knowledge. We respect the power of the Indigenous ways of knowing and of Traditional Knowledge and commit to learning about and incorporating this knowledge into our work with proper guidance.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director, Indigenous Partnerships and Strategies, is responsible for developing and nurturing reciprocal relationships with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities that will move CCSA closer to its goal of meaningful reconciliation.

The Director, Indigenous Partnerships and Strategies, will build CCSA’s internal capacity for initiating and growing these reciprocal relations, including the creation and implementation of a strategic plan that includes significant steps toward reconciliation. The Director, Indigenous Partnerships and Strategies, will also build internal capacity to respect and understand Traditional Knowledge and the principals and governance frameworks that protect it, such as the Ownership Control Access and Possession (OCAP) principles, and the Ownership Control Access and Stewardship (OCAS) principles.

The Director, Indigenous Partnerships and Strategies, will provide strategic advice and guidance to CCSA’s senior leadership team as well as its Board of Directors.
 

Submitted on Kamis, Juni 16, 2022 - 16:22