UCLA Department of Psychology Behavioral Neuroscience Faculty Search

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a tenure-track behavioral neuroscientist at the Assistant Professor level. We are interested in applicants who are pursing innovative research with model organisms in the basic processes and brain mechanisms serving decision making and choice, broadly defined. As examples, the candidate’s research areas might include but are not limited to questions of decision costs, the benefit of alternatives, and/or competition between motivational systems, psychological processes, and/or brain circuits that arbitrate between conflicting behaviors.

UCLA Department of Psychology Quantitative Faculty Search

The Department of Psychology at UCLA seeks applications for a full-time tenure track assistant or early associate professor position in quantitative psychology. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field of study (e.g., Psychology, Neuroscience). The ideal candidate will have a productive research program focusing on quantitative methods and a demonstrated interest in collaboration with psychological researchers and must be able to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching mission of the Department.

Postdoctoral Opportunity

Applications are invited for a full time Post-doctoral Scholar position in the Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience Laboratory, under the supervision of Dr. Katherine Karlsgodt in the Psychology Department at UCLA. Research in the lab is focused on understanding the neural basis of cognitive deficits in major psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Assistant Project Scientist

The Department of Psychology is currently hiring for an Assistant Project Scientist. For more information regarding the Project Scientist series, please refer to the CALL Appendix 36: Project (e.g. Scientist) Series: https://www.apo.ucla.edu/policies-forms/the-call/appendices/appendix-36-project-e.g.-scientist-series

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Postdoctoral Opportunity

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Carolyn Parkinson in the Department of Psychology at UCLA beginning Fall or Winter 2016 (start date is flexible). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to research projects that integrate neuroimaging, social network analysis, machine learning, and behavioral experimentation to investigate how the human brain represents and navigates the social world. He or she will also be encouraged to pursue independent research projects in social neuroscience and psychology.

Postdoctoral Opportunity

Applications are sought for full-time, NIH-funded Postdoctoral Scholar position at UCLA. The successful candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary research team in the laboratory Dr. Kate Wassum in the UCLA Department of Psychology.

Applications are sought for full-time, NIH-funded Postdoctoral Scholar position at UCLA. The successful candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary research team in the laboratory Dr. Kate Wassum in the UCLA Department of Psychology.

Postdoctoral Opportunity

Applications are being accepted for a 2-year research postdoctoral position in the Child FIRST lab at UCLA, working on two projects: (1) an NIH-funded study focusing on the impact of unexpected, stressful events on child therapy process and outcomes in the Child STEPs Los Angeles Randomized Effectiveness Trial, and (2) a Wellcome Trust funded project focusing on the development and testing of a modular psychosocial treatment for adolescents in India.

Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment

The Psychology Department within the Division of Life Sciences at UCLA is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

Full/Part-time Lecturer Positions

Applications are invited for full- and part-time Lecturers, which will be available during the Fall 2016 and Winter and Spring 2017 quarters.

Applications are invited for full- and part-time Lecturers, which will be available during the Fall 2016 and Winter and Spring 2017 quarters.