Sep 26, 2018

Endowed Professorship in Drug Abuse Research

  • Indiana University - Bloomington
  • Bloomington, IN, USA
Full time Addictive Behaviors

Job Description

Indiana University – Bloomington and The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences seek an outstanding midcareer drug abuse and addiction researcher to fill the recently established Naus Family Chair in Psychological and Brain Sciences. The Naus Family Chair is funded through a generous gift from David Naus with a goal of improving our understanding of the neurobiology and treatment of drug addiction through fundamental and applied research. This position offers an attractive salary and start-up package, a generous annual endowment, membership in our NIDA training grant, and access to substantial core services as well as state-of-the-art human neuroimaging and animal facilities. We specifically seek a collegial individual with a record of outstanding research contributions in the field of addiction research, proven ability to secure sustained extramural funding, expertise in state-of-the art techniques, commitment to graduate and undergraduate education, and demonstrated leadership in their chosen field.

The Naus Chair will join the vibrant drug abuse research community at Indiana University, which has been further strengthened through a university-wide, 5 year, $50,000,000 “Grand Challenge” initiative which is addressing the addiction crisis at multiple levels. 

Applicants should have an advanced degree (a PhD and/or MD) in a relevant discipline.  Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application, CV, research statement, teaching statement and three letters of recommendation to:

Review of applications will begin January 7, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.   The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.  

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to:  William P. Hetrick, PhD, Professor & Chair, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, or Ken Mackie, MD search committee chair, with “Naus Family Chair” in the subject line.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


Indiana University


Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences


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