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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.

Clinical Lead – Addictions Practitioner

  • Location: New Zealand
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:

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
Submitted on Wednesday 13th January 2021 - 09:13

Research Associate: The University of Glasgow

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

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.

Submitted on Friday 8th January 2021 - 11:18

Research Associate: Public Health, Youth, and Violence Reduction

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

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.

Submitted on Friday 8th January 2021 - 11:16

Research Associate: University of Sheffield

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

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.

Submitted on Sunday 3rd January 2021 - 15:07

Scientific Consultant- American Society of Addiction Medicine

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

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.

Submitted on Monday 21st December 2020 - 16:50

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Prevention Science Research

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

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.

Submitted on Monday 21st December 2020 - 16:40

La Trobe University- Project-based Scholarship Opportunities

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

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
Submitted on Thursday 3rd December 2020 - 09:26