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CESAR is one of the nation’s premier university-based research institutes addressing issues related to alcohol and other substance use disorders.


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The Center for Substance Use, Addiction & Health Research (CESAR) at the University of Maryland is dedicated to addressing the problems substance abuse creates for individuals, families, and communities.

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CESAR is staffed by a diverse team of professionals dedicated to high quality research and project development, including Affiliates from several UMD Departments.

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Job Opportunities

CESAR hires staff for a range of positions and projects as they are funded. We also offer research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates. Check this page periodically for new listings. 

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Student Research Opportunities

CESAR offers many research opportunities for undergraduate/graduate students, as well as recent graduates. Student recruitment typically occurs in collaboration with the Global Mental Health and Addiction Program (GMAP), Dr. Magidson's research labor..
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Contact CESAR

Center for Substance Abuse Research
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
1114 Chincoteague Hall, 7401 Preinkert Drive
College Park, MD 20742

  Tel: 301-405-9770
  Email: cesar [at] umd.edu