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News Date: Monday, November 28, 2022 - 10:30

Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track), The Department of Applied Psychology and
The Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies at the Graduate School of Applied and
Professional Psychology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

The Department of Applied Psychology at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional
Psychology (GSAPP) and the Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies (CAS) at Rutgers
University, New Brunswick are seeking an outstanding candidate for a tenure track,
assistant/associate professor position specializing in research in the field of psychology
(social/clinical/counseling) and addictions. The successful candidate should have at least one
year of teaching experience and mentoring students, published research in addiction, and
excellent potential to develop and maintain an extramurally funded research program.
The new faculty member will be expected to teach graduate level courses in psychology and
contribute to student training at the masters and doctoral levels. This faculty member will also be
responsible for developing and expanding the alcohol and drug use curriculum for the Master of
Applied Psychology (MAP) Program’s addiction track and provide support to the Director of the
MAP program.

Candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an active, extramurally funded research
program and work effectively with a team of highly dedicated faculty members in GSAPP’s
Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies and the broader Rutgers University biomedical
community. Candidates will be responsible for collaborating on the development and
implementation of CAS addiction research training projects. Salary, start-up, and other
considerations are consistent with Rutgers' commitment to attract exceptional individuals.
GSAPP at Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey is a Research University
located a few miles from New York City. GSAPP places a high degree of emphasis on fostering
and encouraging a diverse community of faculty and students and on supporting research and
practice that benefits diverse and under-served communities; applicants who can contribute to
this valued direction are particularly encouraged to apply. More information on our program can
be found at:
The Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies (CAS) is a multidisciplinary research and
training institute located on the Busch Campus of Rutgers University, which performs clinical
and biomedical research on alcohol and substance use disorders. The CAS serves as a home to
researchers and practitioners across Rutgers University schools and programs, as well as an
illustrious group of affiliated scientists outside of the university.

Minimum Education and Experience
The successful candidate is expected to:
• Have a doctorate in psychology (clinical/social/counseling)
• Have publications in alcohol and/or drug studies
• At least one year of teaching at an undergraduate and graduate level
• At least one year of mentoring students
• Excellent organizational skills.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Psychologist with a successful history of research, teaching, and mentoring of students
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to be flexible and working in an environment of expansion and change
• Candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an active, extramurally funded research

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to
Secure and implement funding for research and programs focused on addiction science and /or recovery.
• Work with the MAP Director to establish program teaching assignments relative to the substance
abuse curriculum.
• Serve as faculty advisor to students, coordinate and evaluate academic advising of students.
• Review, approve, and file course syllabi for the substance use disorder curriculum of the Program
• Participate in research and writing requested and necessary self-study or program-related reports.
• Lead for CAS to coordinate substance use shared GSAPP educational and research for projects.
• Coordinate CAS addiction research training projects

For more information, contact Dr. SungWoo Kahng (, search committee

To apply, please submit materials (CV, representative reprints, and 3 references) here:

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