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. These projects are exciting opportunities to connect with a large network of community-focused researchers across the US and around the world. The position is available in summer 2021, and interviews will continue until an outstanding candidate is identified.

Essential Functions:

  • Training and consultation with mental health supervisors and providers
  • Supervising of graduate and undergraduate students at UCLA
  • Performing data management tasks and statistical analysis
  • Preparing scholarly manuscripts and conference presentations
  • Assisting with grant applications
  • Fostering a network of research collaborators through registration and data sharing agreements

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • A doctorate in a relevant area of study prior to start date
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills and potential to mentor graduate students
  • Experience with management and analysis of complex datasets
  • Experience working with community partners in under-resourced settings and marginalized communities

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing their research interests, a curriculum vita, up to three published papers, and two reference letters to Bruce Chorpita at the Department of Psychology at the University of California Los Angeles by applying directly to the Postdoctoral Scholar Job Ad at the following link:

We especially encourage those from backgrounds poorly represented in STEM fields to apply to our lab.

UCLA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to achieving and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion among its faculty, students, and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy (