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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.

Partnership Manager- University of Bath

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

The University of Bath have an exciting opportunity in STOP, a global tobacco industry watchdog, for someone with a passion for public health to use their skills in partnership and project management to coordinate a dedicated expert team to expose and counter the misdeeds of the tobacco industry around the world. 

STOP's international partners bring decades of experience from the public, private and non-governmental sectors. We are researchers, investigative journalists, epidemiologists, former civil servants, advocates, lawyers, storytellers and more. Our interdisciplinary skill set strengthens our capabilities in industry monitoring, research, policy, advocacy and strategic communication.

Based in the University of Bath's Tobacco Control Research Group, STOP's Partnership Manager will bring international experience, strategic thinking, and leadership skills to manage and coordinate the fast-paced, responsive and impactful work of all four partners. Your experience of working with a variety of stakeholders across international, sectoral and disciplinary boundaries will be essential to supporting us to achieve our mission to expose big tobacco's deadly work to target the vulnerable and impede health policy.

Submitted on Monday 26th April 2021 - 10:48

Research Associate- University of Bath

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

The University of Bath are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Tobacco Control Research Group. This individual will have significant experience in data science, using digital methods to conduct research on big data. We are looking for someone with experience in research methods such as machine learning, network analysis, data visualisation, text mining and analysis. Experience in using programming language using applications such as Python and R is essential.

The Team is looking to harness digital methods for exploring big data to answer important research questions on tobacco industry activity. This will involve collecting and analysing large data sets and writing up the findings for peer-reviewed papers, blog pieces and webpages on our website. Experience in social science research would be a strong advantage. The post holder will support the development of strategy and vision for large data analysis projects in the team involving data acquisition, processing and analysis.

Submitted on Monday 26th April 2021 - 10:46

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 Saturday 24th April 2021 - 09:13

Clinical Psychologist- Oregon State Hospital

  • Location: United States
  • Area of Work: Programme Delivery
  • Closing date:

This position is for a unit based psychologist,  working with patients committed under various Oregon Statutes.  Psychology department staff must operate as a highly productive member of the Interdisciplinary Team in a fast-paced environment to manage morning meetings, admissions, patient care plan meetings, and completion of admission suicide risk assessments.
This position will also provide clinical psychology services in the form of psychological assessment and testing within the limits of the psychologist's expertise and privileging, consultation, treatment (individual, group, milieu), participation in various treatment malls, direct patient care, participation in the IDT, consultation to and training of treatment care staff, and providing in-service continuing education to psychology staff. 

This position may also include supervising psychology residents, interns, and students. 

Submitted on Thursday 22nd April 2021 - 08:37

Senior Coordinator, Workforce Development- University of Nevada

  • Location: United States
  • 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 Sunday 11th April 2021 - 16:10

PhD-level Research Public Health Analyst

  • Location: United States
  • 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 Sunday 11th April 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 Monday 5th April 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 Monday 29th March 2021 - 16:36

Communications Associate (CADCA)

  • Location: United States
  • 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 Thursday 11th March 2021 - 16:24