Postdoctoral Scholar Opportunity (Exp. 12/15/22)


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 2023, and interviews will continue until an outstanding candidate is identified.

• Fostering a network of research collaborators in measurement of anxiety and depression in youth
• Supervision of graduate and undergraduate students at UCLA
• Performing data management tasks and statistical analysis
• Assisting with project deliverables and milestones for current grants/contracts
• Preparing scholarly manuscripts and conference presentations

• 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 posting:

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