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UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Assistant Project Scientist in Los Angeles, California

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Job #JPF05556

  • L&S Life Sciences - PSYCHOLOGY

Recruitment Period

Open May 22nd, 2020 through Monday, Jun 22, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of Psychology is currently hiring for an Assistant 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. Job responsibilities include supporting the PI in the design and execution of extramurally funded projects examining novel psychosocial treatments for anxiety and depression. The candidate should have a strong background in translational research and techniques including psychophysiology and neuroimaging with a particular focus upon inhibitory models of extinction and their application to treatment for anxiety, mood and related disorders.

In addition, the project scientist will supervise graduate students conducting cognitive-behavioral therapy in several randomized clinical trials, as well as supervise diagnostic interviews and clinical assessments through the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge. Responsibilities include assisting the PI in study design, regulatory aspects of research (i.e., IRB submissions and NIH progress reports), day-to-day tasks related to project management, supervision of study coordinator, data analysis, manuscript preparation and submission, and clinical supervision.

The appointment will be for 100% starting July 1, 2020, and may conclude at the end of June 2021 depending on funding.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity 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.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs 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)