Postdoctoral Scholar in Psychology

University of California Los Angeles Department of Psychology

Postdoctoral Scholar

Job #JPF06973
  • PSYCHOLOGY / L&S Life Sciences / UCLA

Application Window

Open October 14th, 2021 through Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

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 2022, and interviews will continue until an outstanding candidate is identified.

• 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

• 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

We especially encourage those from backgrounds poorly represented in STEM fields to apply to our lab. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• Doctorate in a relevant area of study prior to start date

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter Describing Research Interests
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Published Paper
  • Published Paper (Optional)
  • Published Paper (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 2-4 letters of reference required

Please upload Letters of Recommendation in PDF format.

Apply link:

Help contact:

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

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 & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA