Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Director, Division of Treatment and Recovery Position Available
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Director, Division of Treatment and Recovery (DTR), NIAAA. This Division includes two branches: Treatment, Health Services, and Recovery Branch (THSRB) and Medications Development Branch (MDB). THSRB plans, stimulates, develops, supports, and manages multidisciplinary research programs on treatments for alcohol use disorder (AUD), determinants of post-treatment recovery, and factors that affect the delivery of AUD services in real-world settings. MDB plans, stimulates, develops, supports, and manages medications development programs to treat AUD.

The selected candidate will be expected to hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree. Criteria for selection includes: experience in developing, evaluating, and implementing behavioral and clinical therapies relevant to alcohol misuse and AUD; experience in managing/leading a complex clinical research organization; experience and success in leading diverse and inclusive teams, experience and expertise in communicating clinical research findings and programmatic information to scientific and non-scientific audiences; a strong publication record in clinical and behavioral research; and experience in developing, implementing and managing multidisciplinary and trans-disciplinary research programs on treatments for AUD and the determinants of post-treatment recovery.

Interested candidates wishing to be considered for this position may submit curriculum vitae, bibliography, and the names and addresses of three references by October 2, 2021 to dtrrdirrecruit@mail.nih.gov. You may contact Richard Doucette with questions about the position or for more information about the application process at richard_doucette@nih.gov. *Note – we encourage you to submit your complete application electronically so that we may confirm receipt of your materials.

NOTE: The closing date for receipt of applications is October 2, 2021.

The NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities and individuals with disabilities.

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