Friends Research Institute (FRI), a private, nonprofit research organization located in Baltimore, at the forefront of clinical research to stem the tide of the opioid epidemic, invites applications for two Assistant Research Scientist positions. FRI is seeking two highly qualified candidates who have completed a doctoral degree in the social sciences, medicine, or related fields to assist with NIH-funded research. Post-doctoral research training is desirable but not required. Successful applicants will:
Work directly with FRI senior researchers on National Institute on Drug Abuse and other funded projects, and develop essential skills to become an independent investigator.
Areas of research involvement may include:
Pharmacotherapy (methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone) for opioid use disorders with adults and adolescents;
Substance use interventions with criminal justice populations;
Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in health settings;
The development of technology apps, web-based platforms, and software programs designed to improve public health and reduce health disparities; and
Mixed methods research, including implementation research.
If interested, please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Steven B. Carswell, Vice President, Friends Research Institute at email@example.com. Please include in your cover letter a description of your research interests. The review of applications will begin on April 1, 2021 and will continue until the search is completed. Our competitive compensation is commensurate with experience. Website: http://www.friendsresearch.org.
Friends Research Institute (FRI) is a nonprofit research organization dedicated to promoting health and well-being through research, education, and treatment. For over 60 years, FRI scientists have received federal, state, county, and private funding to conduct research studies in the fields of substance use, health, HIV/AIDS, mental health, and criminal justice.