Assistant Project Scientist in Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
United States

Assistant Project Scientist - Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences

Job #JPF07552
  • Psychiatry/Biobehavioral Sci / David Geffen School Of Medicin / UCLA

Position overview

Position title:Assistant Project Scientist

Application Window

Open date: June 13th, 2022

Next review date: Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jul 13, 2022 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.

Position description

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 Assistant rank, to participate in management and development of clinical pharmacology projects involving brain imaging. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of excellence and academic research experience data analytic skill that focuses on interventions for substance use disorders as well as brain imaging. Responsibilities for the position will combine involvement in overseeing data collection, team leadership, and regulatory experience in clinical trials. Preferred candidates will have established technical, management, and training skills centered around neuroimaging in human research.
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D in neuroscience, psychology, pharmacology, or other relevant fields; and qualify for an assistant-level project scientist appointment at UCLA. An established record of publication and demonstrated ability to oversee regulatory aspects of a clinical trial 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 https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07552. The application deadline 07/10/2022.

For more information, please contact Edythe London, Ph.D. at elondon@mednet.ucla.edu.
(*Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details: https://equity.ucla.edu/programs-resources/faculty-search-process/faculty-search-committee-resources/sample-guidance/)

Cultural North Star. The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what’s right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at https://medschool.ucla.edu/cultural-north-star

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • 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)

Candidates are asked to provide contact information only.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07552

Help contact: klwilliams@mednet.ucla.edu

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. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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, California
 


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