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Employment Opportunities

Research Assistant, Center for Technology and Behavioral Health

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded Northeast Node of the Clinical Trials Network (CTN) has two open Research Assistant positions in Claremont and Manchester, New Hampshire. You can find more information on the Northeast Node of the CTN and the research that they conduct on their website: http://www.ctnnortheastnode.org

The Research Assistant will play an essential role in research projects examining treatment interventions for opioid use disorder. More specifically, the RA will be responsible for protocol implementation, participant recruitment, data collection and completion of research visits.

The project is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded Northeast Node of the Clinical Trials Network (CTN), spanning the rural communities of New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine. The Node is based out of Dartmouth College in collaboration with several large provider networks including over 400 adult and/or adolescent general medical partners, an array of addiction-specialty programs, and a national behavioral health managed care partner.

This positions will primarily work within a clinical Emergency Department (ED) environment. Limited time will be spent in an office setting. Some travel between the study sites located in Manchester and Claremont, NH and between the study sites and the Node offices in Lebanon, NH is required.

Click here to learn more about the Claremont opportunity. 

Click here to learn more the Manchester opportunity. 


T32 Postdoctoral Positions (Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth)

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth offers a unique postdoctoral training program in a developing area of transdisciplinary/translational research, co-occurring substance use and other mental disorders (COD) http://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/scd/.  The philosophy of this program asserts that to effectively impact the problems of addiction and mental illness, one must be fully aware of their co-existence, etiologies, phenomenology, and clinical manifestations. Moreover, knowledge of integrated clinical approaches and the healthcare systems that serve those with co-occurring disorders are necessary to inform the questions to be asked in laboratory, animal and human imaging and clinical research studies. 

At Dartmouth, six interconnected groups from neuroscience through implementation research, and across multiple departments provide research opportunities in intervention research, including digital health interventions, and developmental, social, behavioral, neurobiological mechanisms of addiction and co-occurring disorders. Faculty include preeminent national/international leaders and PhD and MD investigators with strong histories of training scientists. Program faculty lead diverse projects funded by many NIH institutes (NIDA, NIAAA, NIMH, NCI, NCATS and NICHD).

Appointment: Typically 2 years.  Eligibility: Applicants must have completed their training in psychology, or a related discipline and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Trainees are selected on the basis of scholastic record and commitment to a career in research related to addiction and mental health.  Benefits: Stipend, medical insurance coverage, and travel funds supported by NIH Institutional Training Awards.  For more information:  Contact Dr. Alan Budney (alan.budney@dartmouth.edu).  To apply: Forward curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and 3 letters of reference to Brian Goodness, Operations Assistant (Brian.D.Goodness@dartmouth.edu). 

Faculty and Institutional Leadership Position in Biomedical Informatics

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College (Geisel) and its major clinical partner, Dartmouth Hitchcock, seek an outstanding individual who is pursuing a vigorous, independent research program focused on developing innovative informatics methods and technologies to advance medical care, biomedical science, and human health to join our faculty and lead our efforts in Biomedical Informatics.  The successful individual will also serve as Director of Biomedical Informatics for the Dartmouth Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSA; called Synergy at Dartmouth), helping to establish research linkages between investigators and the electronic health record system at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and connecting Dartmouth’s CTSA with the wider national CTSA network.

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Faculty Position in Intervention Research Methods in Behavioral Health

The Department of Biomedical Data Science at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth (Geisel) seeks an outstanding individual to join our faculty.  The successful candidate is one pursuing a vigorous, research program focused on the use of novel methodologies to develop and/or evaluate adaptive interventions, including just-in-time adaptive interventions and mobile interventions for health behavior change.  Research focused on patient/consumer engagement, clinical effectiveness, and/or implementation of mobile health behavior change interventions will be considered.   Research designed to understand mechanisms of behavior change with digital health interventions is also of interest, as are interventions focusing on addictive behaviors.

The successful individual will be provided a tenure-track faculty appointment in the Department of Biomedical Data Science at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College commensurate with experience.  Candidates at the level of associate professor will be preferred, but more junior appointments may also be considered.

Click here for the full position description and instructions on how to apply.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.