The following Academic employment opportunities are available currently:

Full/Part-time Lecturer Positions

Applications are invited for full- and part-time Lecturers, which will be available during the Fall 2019 and Winter and Spring 2020 quarters.

Applications are invited for full- and part-time Lecturers, which will be available during the Fall 2019 and Winter and Spring 2020 quarters.

Assistant Project Scientist

The Department of Psychology is currently hiring for an Assistant Project Scientist. 

The Department of Psychology is currently hiring for an Assistant Project Scientist. 

Assistant or Associate Professor in the Psychology Department of UCLA

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track/tenured Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialty in mood disorders, particularly major depression.

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track/tenured Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialty in mood disorders, particularly major depression.

Postdoctoral Opportunity

The Wikenheiser laboratory (https://wikenheiserlab.psych.ucla.edu/) at the University of California, Los Angeles is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral fellow position. Our group studies how neural representations support behaviors and cognitive processes such as learning, memory, and decision making. Primary techniques in the lab include single-unit recording in freely-behaving rats, optogenetics, and computational analysis/modelling.

Academic Administrator I

Summary:  Under the direction of the Department Chair, Vice Chair for Undergraduate Studies, and Chair of the Cognitive Science Major Committee of the UCLA Department of Psychology, the Cognitive Science Coordinator will assume responsibility for reviewing and overseeing the interdisciplinary cognitive science major and minor curricula, requirements, and course offerings within Psychology and across other departments within the University and at other University programs. Duties include teaching some undergraduate courses per year; planning and developing the curriculum; researching and implementing innovative teaching methods and pedagogy; cultivating a partnership with faculty in order to integrate their input in program; and course development. 

Summary:  Under the direction of the Department Chair, Vice Chair for Undergraduate Studies, and Chair of the Cognitive Science Major Committee of the UCLA Department of Psychology, the Cognitive Science Coordinator will assume responsibility for reviewing and overseeing the interdisciplinary cognitive science major and minor curricula, requirements, and course offerings within Psychology and across other departments within the University and at other University programs. Duties include teaching some undergraduate courses per year; planning and developing the curriculum; researching and implementing innovative teaching methods and pedagogy; cultivating a partnership with faculty in order to integrate their input in program; and course development. 

Postdoctoral Opportunity

The UCLA Anxiety and Depression Research Center directed by Michelle G. Craske, PhD. is seeking a clinical scientist (Postdoc) with neuroimaging experience. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a range of studies being conducted in collaboration with Susan Bookheimer, PhD. that focus on fear learning and extinction, reward processing, emotion regulation and executive functioning as risk markers of psychopathology and as mediators, moderators and outcomes of novel treatments for depression and anxiety.

Postdoctoral Opportunity

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship under the joint mentorship of Dr. Carolyn Parkinson (Dept. of Psychology) and Dr. Mason Porter (Dept. of Mathematics) to begin Spring or Summer 2019 (the start date is somewhat flexible).

Postdoctoral Opportunity

Applications are sought for a full-time, NIH-funded Postdoctoral position. The successful candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary research team in the laboratory of Dr. Alicia Izquierdo in the UCLA Department of 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

We have an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow studying interactions between stress and fear using rodent models such as stress-enhanced fear learning in the Fanselow Laboratory at UCLA (https://fanselowlab.psych.ucla.edu).