The following Academic employment opportunities are available currently:

Advanced Associate/Full Faculty Position in the UCLA Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at UCLA announces the continuation of its special initiative to recruit excellent tenured faculty with a successful record of mentoring students from underrepresented populations. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field (such as neuroscience) and an outstanding record of scholarly accomplishment in publications, research support, and teaching, and will be eligible for an Academic Senate tenured appointment at the level of Full Professor or Advanced Associate Professor in Psychology.

Assistant Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychology

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in quantitative psychology. We are interested in applicants pursuing innovative research in quantitative methods, broadly defined. Possible areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, advanced latent variable modeling (e.g., structural equation models, latent variable clustering methods, longitudinal transition models), modern research design (e.g., quasi-experimental design, adaptive randomized trials, propensity score methods, causal inference), predictive modeling (e.g., machine learning, data mining, analytic methods for big data), generalized linear models, and statistical modeling of psychological or neurobiological data. Candidates should add to the Department’s existing strengths in quantitative methods, and preference will be given to individuals whose methodological specialization has broad application and connection to ongoing research throughout the Department.

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in quantitative psychology. We are interested in applicants pursuing innovative research in quantitative methods, broadly defined. Possible areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, advanced latent variable modeling (e.g., structural equation models, latent variable clustering methods, longitudinal transition models), modern research design (e.g., quasi-experimental design, adaptive randomized trials, propensity score methods, causal inference), predictive modeling (e.g., machine learning, data mining, analytic methods for big data), generalized linear models, and statistical modeling of psychological or neurobiological data. Candidates should add to the Department’s existing strengths in quantitative methods, and preference will be given to individuals whose methodological specialization has broad application and connection to ongoing research throughout the Department.

Assistant or Associate Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychology

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor with a specialty in clinical depression. We are interested in applicants pursuing innovative research with human participants to advance the understanding of affective, cognitive, environmental, social, cultural, or biobehavioral processes contributing to the etiology, maintenance, prevention, and/or treatment of depression.

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor with a specialty in clinical depression. We are interested in applicants pursuing innovative research with human participants to advance the understanding of affective, cognitive, environmental, social, cultural, or biobehavioral processes contributing to the etiology, maintenance, prevention, and/or treatment of depression.

Full/Part-time Lecturer Positions

Applications are invited for full- and part-time Lecturers, which will be available during the Fall 2021 and Winter and Spring 2022 quarters.

Applications are invited for full- and part-time Lecturers, which will be available during the Fall 2021 and Winter and Spring 2022 quarters.

Postdoctoral Scholar (Exp. 09/01/21)

Dr. A. Janet Tomiyama, Director of the DIeting, Stress, and Health (DiSH) lab  (www.dishlab.ort) in the Department of Psychology at UCLA is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral scholar position funded by an NIH grant on weight stigma and health behaviors in everyday life. The broad objectives of the lab include using the biopsychosocial model to understand eating behavior and metabolic risk, with a special emphasis on psychobiological stress processes and weight stigma.

Postdoctoral Scholar (Exp. 09/01/21)

Dr. A. Janet Tomiyama, Director of the DIeting, Stress, and Health (DiSH) lab (www.dishlab.org) in the Department of Psychology at UCLA is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral scholar position funded by an NIH grant on food insecurity, cortisol, and metabolic risk. The broad objectives of the lab include using the biopsychosocial model to understand eating behavior and metabolic risk, with a special emphasis on psychobiological stress processes.

Assistant Project Scientist – 40% (exp. 6/3/21)

Candidate must have a PhD in psychology and at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience related to brain injury research. Job responsibilities include supporting the PI in the design and execution of extramurally-funded projects examining the function of cortico-basal ganglia-thalamo-cortical circuits in consciousness and its disorders, with an emphasis on the role of the globus pallidus. The candidate must have a strong background in neuroimaging, with a focus on diffusion-weighted imaging, and disorders of consciousness.

Postdoctoral Scholar (Exp. 05/01/21)

Dr. Bruce Chorpita is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Responsibilities include working on two William T. Grant Foundation-funded multisite projects (collaborating site: University of South Carolina; Kimberly Becker, PI), as well as providing support to a global initiative for the measurement anxiety and depression in youth.

Postdoctoral Scholar (exp. 2/28/21)

The UCLA Marriage & Close Relationships Laboratory is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral Research Associate to collaborate on conducting research and developing theory related to understanding the role of adult friendships in well-being. Broad objectives of ongoing projects include evaluating individuals’ primary social relationships (i.e., intimate relationships, family relationships, and friendships) and their associations with well-being and life satisfaction, with particular emphasis on relationship satisfaction and subjective well-being in married couples.

Postdoctoral Scholar (exp. 1/29/21)

The UCLA Treatment and Research for the Underserved with Stress and Trauma (TRUST) Lab directed by Lauren Ng, PhD (https://nglab.psych.ucla.edu) is seeking a postdoctoral scholar with clinical and research experience with adolescents with PTSD. The TRUST lab, under the direction of Dr.

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