Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity

Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Available

A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego in the Translational Research in Psychophysiology, Exploration, and Cognition (TRIPEC) laboratory, which collaborates with the CMCR. TRIPEC laboratory research focuses on cognition and behavior in substance use disorders and neuropsychiatric diseases such as bipolar disorder and HIV as well as on animal models of these conditions. The TRIPEC laboratory is seeking a motivated candidate with a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field who is interested in studying the interaction of neuropsychiatric disease with use of substances such as cannabis and tobacco/nicotine. MDs with research interests are also strongly encouraged to apply. The fellow will work on NIH-funded R01 and P50 projects as well as CMCR-affiliated projects. Under mentorship, fellows will participate in data collection and analysis with human subjects. Fellows are also expected to participate in writing manuscripts and grant applications. Please consider joining this dynamic, collegial, and cross-disciplinary team as they conduct innovative research on the biology and treatment of mental health conditions.

The website for the research team is located at:

Salary is based upon the NIH payscale and the candidate’s experience.

Interested individuals should submit the following to Dr. Arpi Minassian, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

  • Cover letter that describes research experience and interests
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation

Igor Grant, MD

CMCR Symposium, June 2018

Daniele Piomelli, MD, PhD, PharmD

The health impact of cannabis
CMCR Symposium, June 2018

Ziva Cooper, PhD

Therapeutic potential of cannabis for pain alone and as an adjunct to opioids
CMCR Symposium, June 2018

Iain McGregor, PhD

Medicinal cannabis research down under: Introducing the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics
CMCR Symposium, June 2018

Thomas Marcotte, PhD

Cannabis and public safety: The challenge of cannabis-impaired driving
CMCR Symposium, June 2018

Alan Budney, PhD

Medicinal cannabis / legalization and the development of cannabis use problems
CMCR Symposium, June 2018

Ryan Vandrey, PhD

What's in real-world cannabis?
CMCR Symposium, June 2018

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