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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 Associate- University of York

  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Area of Work: Research
  • Closing date:

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 project is to assess the feasibility, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation and reduction in people with mental illness. It will include a randomised controlled feasibility study, followed by a fully powered randomised controlled trial.

We are looking for a Research Associate to join the interdisciplinary research team of academics, clinicians and service user/carer representatives to work on the newly awarded and closely associated existing research programmes. The post presents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and highly motivated person to develop their career in an excellent research environment, joining a large and highly successful multi-disciplinary department renowned for its methodological expertise and commitment to research with high impact on policy and practice.


Submitted on شنبه 24th اپریل 2021 - 09:13

Senior Coordinator, Workforce Development- University of Nevada

  • Location: امريکا متحده ایالات
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:

The Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) is searching for a Senior Coordinator, Workforce Development for a regional substance misuse prevention centre working with states, jurisdictions, tribes, community coalitions, and other NGOs within a 10-state/jurisdiction region.

CASAT provides training, technical assistance, and other services to support substance misuse prevention, substance use disorder treatment, and recovery.  

The Senior Coordinator will be responsible for providing direct training and technical assistance services to build state, jurisdiction, tribal, and community capacity in the application of data-driven decision-making to the selection, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based programs and practices to prevent substance misuse.

Submitted on يکشنبه 11th اپریل 2021 - 16:10

PhD-level Research Public Health Analyst

  • Location: امريکا متحده ایالات
  • Area of Work: Research
  • Closing date:

The Substance Use Prevention, Evaluation, and Research Program within the Center for Behavioral Health Epidemiology, Implementation, and Evaluation Research at RTI International has an immediate opening for an applied Substance Use Prevention PhD-level Research Public Health Analyst

Areas of related potential methodological specialization include the use of epidemiological data for needs assessment and prevention decision making; innovative data collection and analysis for process and outcome program evaluation; and the novel use of communication to disseminate research findings and intervention strategies.


Submitted on يکشنبه 11th اپریل 2021 - 16:07

PhD Studentship- University of Kent

  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Area of Work: Research
  • Closing date:

Project Title

Evaluating Therapeutic Life Story Work Among Young People with Multiple Disadvantages.

Research project

Therapeutic Life Story (TLS) practice as developed by Richard Rose grew from his social work with young people who had experienced toxic stress. Life Story work is widely used in UK social work teams, most specifically for adopted children. In November 2014, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), which reports on English medical, social and health issues, but also makes recommendations for UK – wide awareness, stated that all children in the care of English local authorities have a right to have life story work.

Submitted on دوشنبه 5th اپریل 2021 - 15:26

Public Health Research Programme

  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Area of Work: Research
  • Closing date:

The Public Health Research (PHR) Programme funds research to generate evidence to inform the delivery of non-NHS interventions, intended to improve the health of the public, and reduce inequalities in health.

Topic title: Alcohol interventions in secondary and further education for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities

Timescales: Proposals received by 1pm on 12 August 2021, and deemed within remit, will be assessed for their importance to public health by the Prioritisation Committee (PC) in September 2021.

Submitted on دوشنبه 29th مارچ 2021 - 16:36

Communications Associate (CADCA)

  • Location: امريکا متحده ایالات
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:

Responsibilities: Supports the Meetings and Communications team and all CADCA teams in areas of communications, public relations, social media, digital content creation, project management and logistics.


  • Contribute to communications strategies including content development and development of strategic priorities
  • Plan, film, edit and publish CADCA videos related to events, trainings and coalition work
  • Create and manage digital content for multiple social media channels
  • Develop strategies/campaigns to organically increase social media followers across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Assist CADCA teams with all communications projects, writing and editing
  • Manage media list development and media pitches for CADCA events and initiatives
  • Lead on content development, publication and marketing of CADCA's weekly e-newsletter
  • Develop, edit and publish collateral materials for CADCA signature events
  • Manage production of signature publications including bi-annual newsletter and Annual Report
  • Develop content for CADCA Blog, website and other digital communication channels
  • Write content for CADCA events including talking points, press releases and marketing collateral
  • Provide copyediting for all major print and web collateral
  • Engage in other special projects as needed by all CADCA teams
  • Track project effectiveness and timelines
  • Build and maintain historical files for all communications projects
  • Report on the success of digital initiatives by gathering and communicating relevant metrics
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Submitted on پنجشنبه 11th مارچ 2021 - 16:24