Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - UCLA T32 Training Program in Translational Neuroscience of Drug Abuse

03/11/2021 to 03/24/2021

The program supports trainees in translational research on the neurobiology of drug abuse, who aspire to become leaders in the field. 

12-month fellowships in the following areas:

1. Molecular & Cellular Neurobiological Systems
2. Integrative Neuroscience: Behavior, Animal Models
3. Cognitive Neuroscience & Human Neural Phenotypes

Successful fellows of this program will:

•    Receive monthly stipend, health insurance & travel funds
•    Conduct research under the mentorship of a UCLA Faculty Member
•    Build an integrative knowledge base needed to plan and conduct research and obtain independent funding for translational studies of drug abuse

Applicants must have:

•    A doctoral degree in neuroscience, psychology, pharmacology or other related field by the start of the appointment, or a medical degree (MD).
•    US citizenship, non-citizen nationality* or permanent residency
•    Received less than 3 years of aggregate NRSA support at the postdoctoral level
•    A commitment to the study of drug addiction
*    Non-citizen nationals are persons born in outlying possessions of the United States
(i.e., American Samoa and Swains Island)

Interested candidates should:
Initiate the application process by submitting a current curriculum vitae and questions to Amberly Tam at

For detailed information on participating faculty and application details visit: