Associate Project Scientist (exp: 5/22/22)


Dr. Bruce Chorpita is accepting applications for an Associate Project Scientist, in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. For more information regarding the Project Scientist series, please refer to the Call Appendix 36: Project (e.g. Scientist) Series: Responsibilities involve providing support to a global initiative for the measurement anxiety and depression in youth and coordinating with a network of NIMH researchers. This project is an exciting opportunity to connect with a large network of community-focused researchers across the US and around the world.

Candidate must have a PhD in clinical psychology or related field, with at least 10 years of experience after the doctoral degree. Job responsibilities include training and consulting with mental health supervisors and providers, performing data management tasks and statistical analysis, preparing scholarly manuscripts and conference presentations, assisting with grant applications, and fostering a network of research collaborators through registry management and data sharing agreements. The candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong leadership skills, and experience with management and analysis of complex data sets. In addition, the project scientist will supervise graduate and undergraduate students conducting research projects at UCLA. The appointment will be for 100% FTE starting in the summer of 2022.

To apply:

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