An Assistant Project Scientist position is currently available in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
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
Candidate must have a PhD in clinical psychology. Job responsibilities include supporting the PI in the design and execution of extramurally funded projects examining extinction learning and exposure therapy. The candidate should have a strong background in translational research with a particular focus upon inhibitory models of extinction and their application to treatment for anxiety and related disorders. In addition, the project scientist will supervise graduate students conducting cognitive-behavioral therapy in several randomized clinical trials, as well as clinical assessment of participants in the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge. Responsibilities include assisting the PI in study design, regulatory aspects of research, day-to-day tasks related to project management, data analysis, manuscript preparation and submission, and clinical supervision.
The appointment will be for 100% starting February 1, 2019, and may conclude in the end of January 2020 depending on funding.