Associate Scientist in Psychology

University of California Los Angeles Department of Psychology

Associate Project Scientist

Job #JPF06008
  • L&S Life Sciences - PSYCHOLOGY

Recruitment Period

Open November 10th, 2020 through Thursday, Dec 10, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by December 10th, 2020, you will have until December 13th, 2020 to complete your application.


The Department of Psychology is currently hiring for an Associate Project Scientist. For more information regarding the Project Scientist series, please refer to the Call Appendix 36: Project (e.g. Scientist) Series:

Candidate must have a PhD in clinical psychology, neuroscience, or equivalent. 2+ years experience post PhD preferred. Job responsibilities include supporting the PI in the design and execution of extramurally-funded projects examining novel medications for alcohol use disorder and their effects on the brain’s reward circuitry and behavior.
Responsibilities include assisting the PI in experimental design, execution of neuroimaging and behavioral experiments, data analysis and interpretation, manuscript preparation, and oversight of the ongoing projections of undergraduate and graduate students. The appointment will be for 100% starting January 2021.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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. (

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)