Clinical Lead – Addictions Practitioner

Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga is seeking a special person to be a Clinical Lead at our Hawkes Bay Regional Prison Drug Treatment Programme.

This role reports to the Clinical Manager and will help support a talented team to deliver the programme, helping men to gain the skills and knowledge they need for positive changes in their lives.

As part of the Clinical Lead role, you will continue to deliver services as an Addictions Practitioner and have additional duties consisting of:

  • Taking a lead role in and maintaining the integrity of the programme
  • Carry a caseload when required
  • Keeping staff accountable for their record-keeping and reporting obligations
  • Providing clinical support and coaching of team members 
  • Contribute as part of the HBRP services TToH management team 
  • Delegating for the DTP Clinical Manager when required
  • Other tasks as delegated by the Clinical Manager
Job deadline
Country
New Zealand
Area of work
Programme Delivery

Research Associate: The University of Glasgow

The School of Social and Political Science is recruiting a Research Associate to make a leading research contribution to the ESRC study What Worked: Policy Mobility and the Public Health Approach to Youth Violence. The project, a collaboration between the University of Glasgow, Open University, University of Edinburgh and London School of Economics, responds to the urgent social problem of rising youth violence by seeking to establish a new evidence-base on public health approaches to violence reduction, and the ways such policies transfer between jurisdictions, to shape policy, guide best practice, and inform public debate. Specifically, the post-holder will conduct, manage, publish and disseminate research on violence reduction in Scotland as well as assist in managing and directing this complex and challenging project by liaising closely with that part of the study being managed by the Open University.

This post is part time at 28 hours per week with funding available for up to 30 months in the first instance. However for the right candidate, this post may offer a degree of flexibility around contract duration/ FTE. This can be discussed at interview.

Job deadline
Country
United Kingdom
Area of work
Research

Research Associate: Public Health, Youth, and Violence Reduction

The Open University is looking for someone to make a leading contribution to the ESRC study: Public Health, Youth and Violence Reduction. The project responds to the urgent social problem of serious violence between young people by seeking to establish a new evidence-base on public health approaches to violence reduction. Your role on the project will involve exploring the scope and nature of public health approaches, as well as the way these approaches transfer between jurisdictions to shape policy, guide best practice, and inform public debate.

Job deadline
Country
United Kingdom
Area of work
Research

National Consultant in Nigeria: World Health Organisation

National consultant for the collection and analysis of data and information on tobacco tax and prices in Nigeria

Article 6 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control highlights the importance of price and tax measures as an effective and important means of reducing tobacco consumption. These measures not only improve public health and reduce health care costs but also generate revenues in the process.

To monitor and evaluate the implementation of increases of excise tax rates on tobacco products, a baseline needs to be established. This baseline will also provide the necessary information to assess the impact of future increases on the prices, consumption and revenues.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Engage with tax and other fiscal experts in the Ministry of Finance and discuss the requirements for the collection of tax and price data and to establish a cordial working relationship.
  • To disseminate the WHO Tax Data collection tools for the government tax experts and guide them in the process of filling and completing the data tools. 
  • Collect and where needed confirm the tobacco tax and price data for 2017-2019 and any other information needed to complete the template in ‘Annex I. Tobacco tax and price data for cigarettes in Nigeria’. 
  • Conduct and complete desk research (collecting and analyzing existing data, information and studies) on the price elasticity of demand and level of illicit trade in cigarettes in Nigeria.
  • Prepare and submit the duly completed data sheets and report by email to the WHO Tobacco economics Team for further analysis
Job deadline
Country
Nigeria
Area of work
Programme Delivery

Research Officer

The National Centre for Clinical Research on Emerging Drugs of Concern (NCCRED) is an exciting new direction for the Australian alcohol and other drugs treatment sector. With an emphasis on partnership building, it aims to embed research in clinical practice to develop new treatments for disorders due to methamphetamine and other emerging drugs of concern.

The Research Officer will be part of a passionate team of authors. Together with research investigators and Centre staff, the Research Officer will coordinate the written outputs of NCCRED, and draft high-level written communication for scientific, government and general public audiences.

Applications close: 11pm, 17th January 2021

Job deadline
Country
Australia
Area of work
Research

UNODC Programme Officer

This position is located in the UNODC Programme Office in Tunisia (POTUN) with duty station Tunis, operating under the Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (ROMENA) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) based in Cairo, Egypt.

The incumbent will work under the overall guidance of the UNODC Regional Representative for the Middle East and North Africa, based in Cairo, and the direct supervision of the Acting Head of the Programme Office in Tunisia.

The incumbent will support the implementation of the Regional Programme for the Arab States to Prevent and Combat Crime, Terrorism and Health Threats and Strengthen Criminal Justice Systems in Line with International Human Rights Standards (2016-2021) and the project “Strengthening prison management and fostering the social reintegration of offenders in line with relevant international standards and norms”.

Job deadline
Country
Tunisia
Area of work
Programme Delivery

Research Associate: University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield have an exciting opportunity in the School of Health and Related Reseach (ScHARR) for highly-motivated researcher to join an on-going project studying the decline in alcohol consumption among young people.

You will play a key role in a large, mixed-methods project by analysing qualitative data that has already been generated through interviews with young people and adults from four age groups in England. You will also collaborate closely with quantitative researchers working on the same project and researchers working on similar projects in other countries to produce complementary and mixed-methods research outputs. The project will provide excellent opportunities for you to engage with policy stakeholders, participate in generating research impact, and develop your own research ideas within a supportive, flexible and friendly environment.

You will be based in the Sheffield Alcohol Research Group, a multidisciplinary team of approximately 25 researchers with an international reputation for high impact research of outstanding scientific merit. You should have excellent qualitative analysis skills, a good awareness of the principles of quantitative research and a strong interest in understanding trends in young people’s health-related behaviours.

Job deadline
Country
United Kingdom
Area of work
Research

Scientific Consultant- American Society of Addiction Medicine

This position will collaborate with other team colleagues in analyzing ASAM’s CONTINUUM data repository of individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs), conducting quality improvement reviews, proposing updates and new features, and generating reports for providers, treatment systems, and government and payer systems.

This Scientific Consultant position will report to the Chief Architect of the ASAM CONTINUUM system and will work with an established team of PhD-level scientists, master clinicians, technology experts, project managers and support staff. The work involves ongoing analyses of extensive clinical data, including repeated measures, to develop and generate reports for county, state and justice systems for purposes of resource allocation and quality improvement of decision rules, guidelines, and training.

This will include exploring opportunities for leveraging the ASAM CONTINUUM database for scientific research studies and quality measure development and testing.

Job deadline
Country
United States
Area of work
Research

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Prevention Science Research

The Prevention Research Center of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation and the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley are seeking applicants for three-year postdoctoral fellowships in the Prevention Science Research Training Program funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

The fellowships provide training for individuals who wish to pursue careers in prevention science research with an emphasis on health and social problems related to the use and abuse of alcohol and other substances. The program provides requisite training for early-career scientists in the multiple theoretical and methodological approaches to prevention research that are necessary to pursue successful careers in this field.

Individuals from a broad range of social and behavioural science disciplines (e.g., psychology, sociology, economics, anthropology, public health, epidemiology, and ethnic studies) are encouraged to apply. Applicants need not have a history of working in alcohol prevention.

Seminars and trainees’ participation in the program will be conducted virtually until the COVID-19 pandemic is resolved. Until that time onsite residency is not required.

Job deadline
Country
United States
Area of work
Research

Research Fellow: University of St Andrews

Project Title: Overdose Detection & Responder Alert Technologies (ODART) Study

The University of St Andrews are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic post-doctoral researcher with experience in knowledge translation, implementation, realist evaluations or quality improvement methodologies. Knowledge of complex health interventions particularly those using telehealth platforms is desirable.   

The post is 0.5 FTE for 18 months. This post provides an opportunity to work as part of a Digital Addiction Treatment Services (DigitAS) research team with links to parallel Scottish projects.


You will bring skills in independent and collaborative working, and ability to build networks across institutions especially with industry and NHS, have excellent organisational and project management skills and have experience in organising and facilitating delphi/ expert panel/ seminar type engagement work. The applicant should also have excellent literature synthesis, rapid review, writing and IT skills.   

Job deadline
Country
United Kingdom
Area of work
Research

Trabajo Psicologa/o Especialist en Cconsumo Problematico de Alcohol Y Drogas en NNA

Ecolider Consultores busca para nuestro cliente, importante organismo colaborador de SENAME, profesional Psicóloga Infanto Juvenil con experiencia en trabajo con NNA que presentan consumo problemático de alcohol y drogas, para incorporarse al Equipo Multidisciplinario de su Programa Residencial ubicado en la ciudad de Concepción.

*Martes a Sábado de 11:30 a 20:30 hrs.

Principales Responsabilidades:
-Elaborar e implementar actividades preventivas acordes al grupo de adolescentes, dependiendo el
ámbito de aplicación siendo estos a nivel individual, grupal y familiar.
-Planificar y ejecutar procesos de intervención en tratamiento de adicciones a nivel grupal como a
nivel familiar.
-Gestionar la red para una adecuada referencia asistida y eficaz si se necesita en función de las
necesidades de las usuarias con consumo activo.
-Realizar informes de avance de gestión e implementación de casos.
-Cualquier otra función que le encargue su jefatura jerárquica o técnica o que sea necesaria para el
logro de los objetivos y/o el buen funcionamiento de la Residencia.

Requisitos:
- Psicóloga Titulada
- Experiencia 1 año con población Infanto Juvenil en ámbito de consumo de alcohol y drogas.
- Deseable experiencia en red SENAME

Job deadline
Country
Chile
Area of work
Programme Delivery

UNODC Programme Officer

This position is located in the Programme Office in Burkina Faso (POBFA) with duty station in Ougadougou and operates under the Regional Office for West and Central Africa (ROSEN) in Dakar, Senegal, Division for Operations (DO), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

The Programme Officer (West Africa) will work under the direct supervision of the Regional Representative of ROSEN and the  substantive technical supervisory guidance of the Programme Officer (Drug Dependence Treatment), of the Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section (PTRS), Drug Prevention and Health Branch (DHB), Division for Operations (DO) based at headquarters Vienna, Austria. S/he will also liaise and cooperate closely with all relevant substantive UNODC headquarters (HQ) Sections and the Regional
Section for Africa and the Middle East (RSAME) of the Division for Operations (DO).

Job deadline
Country
Burkina Faso
Area of work
Programme Delivery

La Trobe University- Project-based Scholarship Opportunities

The Centre for Alcohol Policy and Research are eager to work with Honours, Masters or PhD students interested in any topic related to alcohol consumption and harms, policy or drinking cultures. We can work with people working in a wide range of disciplines including:

Current PhD Projects:

  • Teenagers are drinking less: An examination of the factors shaping recent developments in youth drinking cultures (qualitative component)
  • Alcohol consumption and the role of interpersonal and household influences within Australian households
  • Teenagers are drinking less: An examination of the factors shaping recent developments in youth drinking cultures (quantitative component)
  • Transdermal alcohol measurement technology validation
  • Attitude towards non-drinkers in Australia and the relationship to problematic alcohol use
Job deadline
Country
Australia
Area of work
Research

Research Associate / Senior Research Associate- University of Bristol

The University of Bristol have an exciting new opportunity for a talented researcher to join the CRUK Integrative Cancer Epidemiology Programme (ICEP) on a project entitled “Towards improved causal evidence and enhanced prediction of cancer risk and survival” at the University of Bristol to work on smoking cessation in relation to cancer risk and progression.

The postholder will be responsible for designing, planning, executing and disseminating Mendelian Randomization analyses to:

i) evaluate the effects of nicotine and non-nicotine constituents of smoking on cancer incidence and cancer progression, and

ii) evaluate the effect of stopping smoking on cancer progression.

They will also conduct work integrating DNA methylation to investigate the potential health effects of e-cigarette use and for predicting future risk of cancer.

Job deadline
Country
United Kingdom
Area of work
Research

Research Fellow- University of York

This post will be based within the Mental Health and Addictions Research Group at the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York.

The group, in collaboration with the Tobacco and Alcohol Group at University College London, has been awarded a large research grant in the area of tobacco smoking and mental illness.

The overall aim of the programme is to assess the feasibility, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation and reduction in people with mental illness.

Job deadline
Country
United Kingdom
Area of work
Research

Research Associate-University of Glasgow

The Institute of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Glasgow are looking to recruit a Research Associate to make a leading contribution to two projects: The first is the ESRC-funded SPARC (Social Practices in Alcohol Research Collaboration) project, a quantitative social science/epidemiological project on stability and change in British drinking culture.

SPARC is in its final 9 months and the successful candidate will be expected to be able to hit the ground running by contributing to the analysis of complex repeat cross-sectional market research drinking diary data and the writing research publications exploring the effects of external events such as policy or the pandemic on drinking habits.

Job deadline
Country
United Kingdom
Area of work
Research

Research Coordinator - Drugs Research Network Scotland

Drugs Research Network Scotland are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Research Coordinator to support the developing work of the DRNS.

This post is a unique opportunity to move the DRNS into the next phase in which supporting ambitious and large-scale collaborative projects will be a priority.

Research management experience is required, and knowledge or involvement in drug dependence, addictions, drug policy and health service research are highly desirable.

A minimum of Masters or MRes level degree is essential, as is the ability to communicate confidently and effectively through all communication systems, excellent planning and organisational skills, and a particular eye for detail. This role would suit someone who enjoys crafting clear research proposals from initial networking and collaboration, to study design and preparation of the application. 

 

Job deadline
Country
United Kingdom
Area of work
Research

Programme Officer, UNODC (Nairobi, Kenya)

Programme Officer (Treatment of Drug Use Disorders) - Temporary, P3 (Temporary Job Opening)

This position is located in the Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Nairobi, Kenya. The Programme Officer (Treatment of Drug Use Disorders) will work under the overall guidance of the Regional Representative of ROEA and the direct supervision of the Programme Officer (HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care) at ROEA as well as the supervisory guidance of the Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section (PTRS), Drug Prevention and Health Branch (DHB), Division for Operations (DO) at UNODC headquarters.

Job deadline
Country
Kenya
Area of work
Programme Delivery

Research Assistant / Research Associate- Kings College London

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an international team led by the Nicotine Research Group in the Addictions Department at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London to review the safety aspects of e-cigarettes/vaping devices.

The purpose of the role is to help complete a comprehensive evidence update on e-cigarettes commissioned by Public Health England focusing largely on safety aspects, but will also include chapters on policy and prevalence of use of e-cigarettes in England.

 

Job deadline
Country
United Kingdom
Area of work
Research

Research Coordinator - Drugs Research Network Scotland

The Post

The aims of the project

The Drugs Research Network Scotland (DRNS) is funded by the Scottish Government to help inform policy and practice that will reduce the harms associated with drug use in Scotland. We are committed to the meaningful involvement of people with lived/living experience of drug use, and affected family members, throughout our work. We engage with a wide range of stakeholders to:

  • develop collaborative research projects to address key information needs. These collaborations include people with lived/living experience, affected family members, academics, health and care service providers, service planners and decision/policy makers.
  • secure funding to deliver these projects across Scotland, the rest of the UK and internationally.
  • share learning from our and other peoples’ research to help inform the Scottish response to problem drug use.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Research Coordinator to support the developing work of the DRNS. This post is a unique opportunity to move the DRNS into the next phase in which supporting ambitious and large-scale collaborative projects will be a priority. Research management experience is required, and knowledge or involvement in drug dependence, addictions, drug policy and health service research are highly desirable. A minimum of Masters or MRes level degree is essential, as is the ability to communicate confidently and effectively through all communication systems, excellent planning and organisational skills, and a particular eye for detail. This role would suit someone who enjoys crafting clear research proposals from initial networking and collaboration, to study design and preparation of the application. 

Job deadline
Country
United Kingdom
Area of work
Research