University of Vermont announces availability of NIDA postdoctoral
research fellowship positions in an internationally recognized center
of excellence on drug abuse. The Human Behavioral Pharmacology
Laboratory, est. in 1986, is a research unit of the Department of
Psychiatry that studies biological, environmental and pharmacological
factors influencing abuse of licit and illicit drugs. Fellows train
in wide range of human-laboratory and treatment-outcome research.
*Openings with Drs. Stephen T. Higgins on behavioral treatments for
cocaine dependence and smoking-cessation in pregnant women and Sarah
H. Heil on clinical trials of behavioral interventions to increase
contraceptive use among drug-dependent women and lab studies of
neonatal abstinence syndrome in opioid-exposed infants.
*2-3 yr. Appointment
*Applicants must have completed doctoral 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 drug-abuse research.
*Supported by an NIDA/NIH Institutional Training Award.
*Forward CV, statement of research interests, 3 letters of reference
to Dr. Higgins c/o: Diana Cain, University of Vermont, Dept. of
Psychiatry, 1 South Prospect St. UHC - MS#482, Burlington, VT 05401,