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

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Job #JPF06406

  • PSYCHOLOGY / L&S Life Sciences / UCLA

    Position overview Position title: Assistant Project Scientist

    Application Window

    Open May 3rd, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 3, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

    Position description

Candidate must have a PhD in psychology and at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience related to brain injury research. Job responsibilities include supporting the PI in the design and execution of extramurally-funded projects examining the function of cortico-basal ganglia-thalamo-cortical circuits in consciousness and its disorders, with an emphasis on the role of the globus pallidus. The candidate must have a strong background in neuroimaging, with a focus on diffusion-weighted imaging, and disorders of consciousness. In addition, the candidate should have experience in analyzing neuroimaging datasets of both traumatic and non-traumatic brain injuries. The project scientist should show a track record of supervising graduate and undergraduate students conducting research projects. A strong track record of obtaining extramural funding is preferred.

The position entails work effort equivalent to 40%.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD in Psychology or related field

Application Requirements

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)

Reference requirements

References are not required.

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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.