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Assistant Professor, Michigan State University School of Social Work

The Michigan State University School of Social Work in the College of Social Science is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor to complement and enhance active research areas in the School. The faculty engage in research with diverse content areas including gerontology, child welfare, and health/mental health. The research environment at MSU is one that encourages collaboration among disciplines and across colleges. We seek a colleague who is research active with a beginning record of scholarship and a clear plan for continued research activity.For more information, click here.

American Journal of Public Health, Editor-in-Chief

The Editor-in-Chief is appointed by the Executive Board of APHA and reports to the Executive Director of APHA. The Editor-in Chief has complete editorial independence. For the position description, click here.

Request for Applications, NIDA

The purpose of these RFAs is to encourage research projects that investigate extracellular vesicles in HIV infection/progression or as potential HIV/AIDS biomarkers or therapeutics.  Proposed projects must also have a substance abuse component.  Set aside is $2 million in FY2015 funds to support 6-9 projects.  

Extracellular Vesicles in HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse (R01)
(RFA-DA-15-011)
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Application Receipt Date(s): December 15, 2014
Extracellular Vesicles in HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse (R21)
(RFA-DA-15-012)
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Application Receipt Date(s): December 15, 2014

School of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University

The School of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is searching for colleagues who will contribute to our academic community through meaningful and productive research, teaching, service, and curriculum development across our BSW, MSW, and PhD programs, as well as leadership and service to the community and profession. VCU is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as a very high research activity and community engaged institution, committed to diversity and multiculturalism. For further information and to apply, please click here.

Staff Associate, Columbia University School of Social Work

Under the supervision of Prof. Leopoldo J. Cabassa (the study Principal Investigator [PI]), the Staff Associate will work on the research project: Peer-led Healthy Lifestyle Program in Supportive Housing: a 5-year, NIMH funded randomized controlled effectiveness trial involving a sample of 300 research participants. The Staff Associate’s primary responsibilities will include assistance with the development, delivery, and evaluation of a healthy lifestyle group-based program, coordinate data collection and data entry, work with the PI to train and supervise a team of research staff assistants and graduate research assistants, and manage all administrative matters related to the study with the PI as the final approver. For more information, click here.

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