November 20, 2018
Job Opening – ADAI Director
The Health Sciences Administration at the University of Washington is currently seeking a Director for the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI), a non-departmental, interdisciplinary center. ADAI is a nationally recognized addiction research center with an exemplary history of local, regional, and national impact on issues related to drug abuse and addiction.
ADAI Mission: The mission of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute is to advance research, policy, and practice in order to improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities affected by alcohol and drug use and use disorder.
ADAI Vision: We believe that harms related to substance use are preventable and treatable, and that research plays a vital role in developing real-world solutions. ADAI serves as a critical stimulus to develop new research and intervention strategies coupled with information dissemination and policy development to reduce harm to individuals, families, and communities.
The ADAI Director reports to the Executive Director, Health Science Administration (HSA), for administrative oversight. Matters related to the scientific, health, information, and policy missions are managed and promoted by the Director with support from HSA. The University of Washington provides an extraordinary environment for discovery, teaching, and service. The University is recognized as one of the largest, most successful public universities in the world and a wide variety of partnerships are either existing or available to the Director to further the ADAI mission.