Assistant Project Scientist Position for Clinical Neuroimaging Research on Addiction

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 The application deadline 07/10/2022.

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

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