Associate Project Scientist in Neuroimaging of Addiction

University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine

United States

Associate Project Scientist Position for Neuroimaging of Addiction

Job #JPF05915
  • David Geffen School Of Medicin - PSYCHIATRY/BIOBEHAVIORAL SCI

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 8th, 2020

Next review date: Sunday, Nov 8, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Nov 8, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


UCLA’s Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, in conjunction with the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior (a multi-disciplinary neuroscience research center), seeks a full-time project scientist, at the Associate rank, to participate in management and development of neuroimaging data analysis projects. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of excellence and rigor in scholarship and data analytic skill that focuses on studies using neuroimaging data. Responsibilities for the position will combine involvement in developing analytic plans, and technical development of analytic pipelines. Preferred candidates will have established technical, management, and training skills centered around neuroimaging data analysis.
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D in cognitive science, neuroscience, psychology, biomedical engineering, physics/medical, physics/biophysics, computer science, biological science or other relevant fields; and qualify for an associate-level project scientist appointment at UCLA. An established record of publication and demonstrated ability to efficiently and skillfully use neuroimaging analysis techniques is required. Evidence of leadership ability and postdoctoral training will be considered as added qualifications.
Interested applicants must submit: i) a cover letter outlining academic interests and a brief statement about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion*; ii) curriculum vitae with bibliography; and iii) contact information for three potential references to the application portal at JPOF05915. The application deadline 11/14/2020.

For more information, please contact Edythe London, Ph.D. at
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Job location

Los Angeles, California


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)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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