University of Florida
Florida, United States
Competitive Salary
Aug 11, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time




Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC)

University of Florida


The Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC) at the University of Florida seeks Postdoctoral Fellows interested in translational science research and training focused on reducing the impact of alcohol on HIV infection, behavioral and clinical interventions, data science, and/or neurocognition and brain science.


Fellows are supported by a T32 training grant funded by the NIH National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.


Postdoctoral Fellows will develop an original research program under the guidance of a faculty mentor, participate in research seminars and training experiences, and engage in individual and group mentoring sessions with distinguished faculty mentors including Co-Directors Drs. Robert Cook, Robert Leeman, and Robert Lucero together with faculty colleagues representing diverse disciplines across the university.


SHARC faculty mentors are affiliated with seven departments and four colleges at the University of Florida, including:


Biostatistics: Babette Brumback, PhD


Clinical & Health Psychology: Jeff Biossoneault, PhD; Ronald Cohen, PhD;

              Eric Porges, PhD; Catherine Price, PhD, ABPP; Adam Woods, PhD


Epidemiology: Robert L. Cook, MD, MPH; Xinguang Chen, MD, PhD, FACE;

              Linda Cottler, PhD, MPH, FACE; Mattia Prosperi, MEng, PhD; Yan Wang, PhD


Health Education & Behavior: Robert Leeman, PhD; JeeWon Cheong, PhD; Jalie Tucker, PhD, MPH


      Nursing: Robert Lucero, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN; Anna McDaniel, PhD, RN, FAAN; Diana Wilkie, PhD, RN, FAAN


Pathology: Marco Salemi, PhD


Psychiatry & Psychology: Sara Jo Nixon, PhD


For more information about the SHARC T32 training program and to learn about application requirements, we invite you to visit our program website at

https://sharc-research.org/get-involved/t32-training/ or email sharct32@phhp.ufl.edu or any of the faculty mentors listed above.


Preliminary inquiries should include the following documents and may be submitted by email to sharct32@phhp.ufl.edu:

·         Statement of Interest

·         Curriculum Vitae



All appointments to this training grant are restricted to U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents of the U.S. and noncitizen nationals. Persons on temporary or student visas or who require visa sponsorship are not eligible for this training grant.


Start Date: 

Review of applications will be conducted on a rolling basis with earliest appointment on August 16, 2020. Initial appointment will be for 12 months and is renewable annually up to two years contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding.



Trainees receive stipends at standard NIH levels (NIH levels are described here: (https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-20-070.html) as well as financial support for research and travel expenses and health insurance.


Diversity and Inclusion:

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply for this postdoctoral opportunity. We highly encourage the applications of scholars from diverse backgrounds and experiences, scholars of color, scholars from rural backgrounds, scholars who have been the first in their families to pursue postsecondary or postgraduate education, and scholars interested in using academic research to drive social change.