Join the Lab

The Functional Integration of Addiction Research Laboratory is looking for volunteers. Please contact Dr. Amy Janes for general information and see how to apply for a T32 funded postdoctoral fellowship below.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Imaging and Drug Abuse—McLean Imaging Center at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA.

NIDA-sponsored T32 Postdoctoral Research Positions are available in a multidisciplinary, productive and stimulating environment with excellent research, clinical, preclinical and training resources. The training focus is on brain imaging (EEG, MRI, MRS, near infrared spectroscopy), psychiatry, substance abuse and translational research. Our partnership with the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at the MGH allows us to offer training in PET and combined MRI/PET imaging. Current resources include two Siemens 3T human magnets (TIM Trio and a Prisma), a Varian 4T human scanner and a Varian 9.4T small bore animal magnet.

Fellows may receive training in brain imaging, behavioral pharmacology and/or clinical tracks. The program is tailored to meet individual needs in order to position trainees for independent research careers. After working with a preceptor, Fellows will be given opportunities to work in a number of areas in order to advance his/her career development. Fellowships are available for 2-3 years. Applicants should hold an M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent degree in psychology, pharmacology, physics, neuroscience or a related field. Under-represented minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Start date is negotiable and salary is commensurate with experience as established by NIH guidelines.

Address inquiries to the Director of the Program, Dr. Scott E. Lukas (, and request an application from our T32 Administrative Assistant: Wendy Tartarini, M.A. BPRL/McLean Hospital Mail Stop 319 115 Mill St. Belmont, MA 02478 (617) 855-2767 E-mail:

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