Academic Employment Opportunities

Assistant or Associate Professor (Depression) in the UCLA Department of Psychology

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or tenured early Associate Professor with a specialty in clinical depression.

Postdoctoral Scholar (Exp. 10/10/21)

Applications are sought for a full-time Postdoctoral position. The successful candidate will work on a collaborative and interdisciplinary project in the laboratories of Dr. Alicia Izquierdo and Dr. Andrew Wikenheiser in the UCLA Department of Psychology (https://izquierdolab.psych.ucla.edu and https://wikenheiserlab.psych.ucla.edu/).

Assistant or Associate Professor (Human Decision Science) in the UCLA Department of Psychology

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or tenured early Associate Professor with a specialty in decision science.

Assistant or Associate Professor (Computational Modeling) in the UCLA Department of Psychology

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time tenure-track Assistant or tenured early Associate Professor with expertise in computational modeling.

Assistant or Associate Professor (Quantitative Psychology) in the UCLA Department of Psychology

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time tenure-track Assistant or tenured early Associate Professor in Quantitative Psychology

Assistant Project Scientist (exp 8/8/21)

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

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.

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.

Postdoctoral Opportunity

Center for Assessment and Prevention of Prodromal States (CAPPS)

Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

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).

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.

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 (https://izquierdolab.psych.ucla.edu).

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.

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