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Society of Biological Psychiatry – The 74th annual scientific meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry is planned May 16-18, 2019. 
Location: Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL
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Tenure Track Position for Clinical Research Addictions Psychologist

The Department of Psychiatry in the Long School of Medicine of UT Health at San Antonio has an exciting opportunity for a Tenure Track faculty position as an Addiction Psychologist to join a growing academic program in alcohol/drug addiction treatment and research. The applicant would be responsible to collaborate with the Addiction Psychiatrist Medical Director to develop and manage clinical research programs for the treatment of alcohol and substance use disorders. The Department of Psychiatry has a truly translational science program in addictions where basic science advancements can be evaluated in clinical trials conducted in collaboration with a growing program of clinical patient care.
Applicants must have completed a doctoral degree and be eligible for licensure in the State of Texas. Though development of state-of-art programs in clinical research is a priority emphasis of our program, the applicant will be expected to help implement evidence-based, patient-centered, outcomes-focused programs in the Behavioral Wellness (addictions) clinic and to help develop training opportunities for psychology residents and post-doctoral fellows.
This position is for a tenure-track eligible applicant and academic rank and recruitment package will be commensurate with experience.
The department has strong educational, research and clinical programs in an attractive, culturally rich city situated on the edge of the Texas Hill Country, with a pleasant climate, an excellent public school system and abundant recreational activities. Interested individuals should forward their curriculum vitae to: Steven R. Pliszka, M.D. (, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, MC 7792, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900. The UT Health Science Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.

Impulsivity in the News

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