Professional Researcher Position

The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA currently has an opening for a Researcher (junior level) to join the Brain Connectivity and Cognition Laboratory, Directed by Dr. Lucina Uddin. We are looking for an enthusiastic, resourceful, and dedicated researcher to participate in research funded by NIH, foundations, and other sources on functional and structural neuroimaging studies of executive function in neurotypical adults, typically developing children, and atypical development. Individuals with an interest in the neurobiology of autism are particularly encouraged to apply. The researcher will take a leadership role in all aspects of the studies, overseeing junior lab members and conducting neuroimaging data analysis. They will coordinate activities at UCLA with collaborating entities across the country and internationally. The researcher will collaborate closely with Dr. Uddin on all study-related administrative reports, publications, and presentations.

We are looking for researchers experienced in human connectomics, who has worked extensively with advanced neuroimaging data analytic approaches. The position requires a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, computer science, or a related field. A background in manuscript writing, data analysis, and funding application development is also required, along with experience working with multi-disciplinary research teams.

The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and consistent with the UCLA Professional Research series salary scales. Interested candidates should submit: i) a cover letter outlining academic interests and diversity activities*, ii) curriculum vitae, bibliography, and iii) the names and contact information of three references (do not send letters) to the application portal at:

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