Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Post-Graduate Job Opportunities

3/18/2019

Senior Lecturer, Psychology Department, Texas State University


3/1/2019

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Stanford University


2/11/2019

Learning Sciences Lead at BetterUp


12/7/2018 (ongoing)

Application Deadline: January 31 of each year

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dallas Therapy Alliance (DTA), Dallas, TX 


10/24/2018 (ongoing)

Two Post-Doctoral Fellow Openings, Behavioral Science of Misinformation, MIT/Regina


4/18/2018 (ongoing)

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Computational Modeling of Human Brain Networks, Stanford University


4/1/2018 (ongoing)

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Stanford University


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Stanford University

Stanford University’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is seeking to hire full time post-doctoral fellows for their Cognitive & Systems Neuroscience Laboratory. This lab is headed by Dr. Vinod Menon who has broad multidisciplinary expertise that spans several scientific disciplines and has published extensively on various aspects of human cognition and brain function. 

Explore the lab website for more information: http://med.stanford.edu/scsnl.html

The Stanford Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience Laboratory seeks candidates with strong research backgrounds to work on NIH-funded projects combining multimodal brain imaging (fMRI, MRI, DTI) with cognitive modeling and advanced computational brain network analyses in one or more of the following areas: learning and memory, numerical cognition and reading, cognitive training, and brain network development. Populations of interest include typically developing children and adults, children with learning disabilities, and individuals with autism. The successful candidate will develop a vigorous research program that contributes to, and complements, ongoing research studies of typical and atypical neurocognitive development. The candidate will have access to state-of-the-art brain imaging facilities and computational resources at Stanford University. Candidates must have a PhD and research experience in cognitive neuroscience, brain development, cognitive science, psychology, or related fields. Strong computational skills and expertise in fMRI data analysis are highly desirable. Please email a CV, statement of research interests, relevant background, list of publications, and names of three referees to Drs. Vinod Menon and Aarthi Padmanabhan at scsnl.stanford+postdoc@gmail.com

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Postdoctoral Fellowship, Computational Modeling of Human Brain Networks,  Stanford University

Stanford University’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is seeking to hire a full-time post-doctoral fellow for their Cognitive & Systems Neuroscience Laboratory. This lab is headed by Dr. Vinod Menon who has broad multidisciplinary expertise that spans several scientific disciplines and has published extensively on various aspects of human cognition and brain function.

Explore our lab website for more information: http://med.stanford.edu/scsnl.html

Currently Available: The Stanford Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience Laboratory invites applications for a postdoctoralfellowship in computational modeling of human brain imaging data using deep neural networks. The successful candidate will be involved in a multidisciplinary project that seeks to develop novel computational frameworks for robust identification of neurobiological signatures of psychiatric and neurological disorders combining deep learning and convolution networks and dynamic brain circuit analyses with task and resting-state fMRI. Clinical disorders currently under investigation include autism, ADHD, anxiety and mood disorders, learning disabilities, schizophrenia, and Parkinson’s disease. We seek talented and highly-motivated individuals with a strong background in at least one of these areas: deep learning algorithms and optimization (theory and practical implementations); computational modeling, statistical inference, and machine learning, especially as applied to fMRI and MRI data. The candidate will have access to multiple large datasets and state-of-the-art computational resources, including HPCs and GPGPUs. Please email a CV, statement of research interests and relevant background, and have three letters of reference sent to Drs. Vinod Menon and Aarthi Padmanabhan at scsnl.stanford+postdoc@gmail.com

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Two Post-Doctoral Fellow Openings, Behavioral Science of Misinformation, MIT/Regina

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but applications submitted by Jan 1, 2019 will receive priority.

David Rand and Gordon Pennycook are jointly seeking 2 postdoctoral researchers to begin Fall 2019 (or sooner), for two years (with the possibility of extending depending on funding). One researcher will be based in David Rand's Human Cooperation Lab at MIT Sloan and one researcher will be based in Gordon Pennycook's Behavioral Science Lab at the Hill/Levene Schools of Business (University of Regina), with substantial intellectual integration across the two sites. Fellows will design and run research studies, analyze data, prepare publications, and be a core member of the collective intellectual community spanning the two labs. We are particularly seeking candidates who are interested in exploring why people believe and share mis/disinformation, including "fake news", misleading hyper-partisan content, and conspiracy theories; and in developing interventions to combat belief in, and spreading of, such content. Some samples of our recent work in this domain are available here.

Potential assets for applicants include: Experience with lab/online experiments, experience with social media data collection/experimentation, computational skills (e.g., machine learning, web programing, agent based simulations), and knowledge of fields such as judgment and decision-making, social psychology, marketing, political science, and/or communications. That being said, we do not have a set vision of the skill sets we are looking to add to our groups, so we would encourage anyone interested in the topic of misinformation to apply, regardless of background!

Ideal candidates would be creative, independent, articulate, and deeply engaged in questions related to human decision-making (or associated topics). Funds for conducting experiments will be available to the fellow, as well as the many opportunities for outside collaboration. Our joint lab culture aims to advance our scientific understanding by fostering open discussion and debate, and rewarding originality and vision.
 
Individuals with a Ph.D., or those expecting to complete their Ph.D. in Spring 2019, are encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but applications submitted by Jan 1 2019 will receive priority. If you are interested, please apply (at any point) – no need to email inquiring as to whether the position is still available!
 
Please send CV, statement of interest (two pages max), 2 reprints/preprints, and arrange to have at least 2 reference emails sent, to: Antonio Arechar <aa.arechar@gmail.com>. Please indicate your willingness to be considered for one or both positions.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dallas Therapy Alliance (DTA), Dallas, TX

Application Deadline: January 31 of each year

The goal of the Dallas Therapy Alliance (DTA) postdoctoral fellowship is to provide a comprehensive one-year experience in psychoanalytic psychotherapy in a private practice setting. The fellowship is uniquely positioned in a group practice of seven licensed clinical and counseling psychologists. This setting provides the postdoctoral fellow with the opportunity for specialized training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, as well as integrating a variety of treatment modalities, such as attachment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, play therapy, and parent counseling. Additionally, the fellow has the opportunity to obtain training in psychological, neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessment.  DTA provides the opportunity to work with adults, adolescents, children, families, couples and groups.  A minimum of four hours of supervision is provided weekly.

APPLICATION PROCESS

The application deadline is January 31 of each year. Interviews begin in February.

Interested candidates should submit a letter explaining their interest in psychoanalytic postdoctoral training in a private practice setting and a current curriculum vita by mail or email to:

David M. Young, Ph.D.
Admissions Coordinator
Dallas Therapy Alliance
12801 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1730
Dallas, Texas 75243
dyoung@dallastherapyalliance.com

Chosen candidates will be required to provide two letters of recommendation and graduate transcripts.

September 1st of each year is the preferred start date, but this is negotiable.

The Dallas Therapy Alliance Fellowship Program meets the licensure requirements for postdoctoral supervised practice. Satisfactory completing of the DTA Fellowship Program meets the postdoctoral supervised practice requirements for licensure set forth by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP): https://www.tsbep.texas.gov

Director of Training:  Laurel Bass Wagner, Ph.D.

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Learning Sciences Lead at BetterUp

Who are we?

BetterUp is an all-encompassing people platform. Our mission is to help professionals everywhere pursue their lives with greater clarity, purpose, and passion. 

We’re moving away from that one-size-fits-all executive coaching and classroom style training, and making professional development accessible to employees at all levels - from your most junior employee to your CEO. BetterUp is collaborating on cutting edge research, with luminaries like Martin Seligman and Adam Grant on our Science Board. We are hiring a Learning Sciences Lead to join our team!

About the Role:

BetterUp is seeking a passionate and talented Learning Sciences Lead to join our Programs team. This person will serve as a subject matter expert in behavioral and learning sciences, and advise on the design, development, and continued innovation of BetterUp’s learning content and experiences. The Learning Sciences Lead will participate in prototyping new user experiences, advise on content strategy for BetterUp’s content library, perform research to inform team strategy and initiatives, and manage a portfolio of key strategic projects. This role is highly cross-functional in nature, involving close collaboration with teams across the company, including Product, Marketing, Labs, and Operations, among others. The Learning Sciences Lead will have involvement in a wide array of projects and be a key contributor in shaping BetterUp’s user experiences. 

Here's how to apply:

Follow this link for the full Job Description. Please apply directly on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact nora.wheaton@betterup.co.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Stanford University

The Stanford Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience Laboratory invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships in cognitive development with a focus on mathematical cognition and learning. We seek candidates with strong research backgrounds to work on NIH-funded projects combining multimodal brain imaging (functional MRI, structural MRI, diffusion MRI) with cognitive modeling and advanced computational brain network analyses in one or more of the following areas: learning and memory, numerical cognition, longitudinal neurocognitive development, cognitive training, and brain plasticity. Populations of interest include typically developing children, children with learning disabilities, and children with autism.

The successful candidate will develop a vigorous research program that contributes to, and complements, ongoing research studies of typical and atypical neurocognitive development. The candidate will have access to state-of-the-art brain imaging facilities and computational resources at Stanford University. Candidates must have a PhD and research experience in cognitive neuroscience, brain development, cognitive science, psychology, or related fields. Strong computational and programming skills and expertise in MRI data analysis are highly desirable.

Please email a CV, statement of research interests, relevant background, list of publications, and names of three referees to Drs. Vinod Menon and Aarthi Padmanabhan at scsnl.stanford+postdoc@gmail.com.

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Senior Lecturer, Psychology Department, Texas State University

Application Deadline: April 19, 2019

The Psychology Department at Texas State University invites applications for a senior lecturer position effective Fall 2019. Senior lecturers are eligible for a five-year term. Eligibility for annual reappointment is contingent upon satisfactory annual performance evaluations during the term period, in addition to continuity of funding and department need. We offer classes on both the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Successful candidates will be expected to do the following:

  1. Teach 12 credit hours of undergraduate courses per semester including statistics (PSY 2301), research methods (PSY 3402), history and theory (PSY 4391), and other classes within the candidates specialty area;
  2. Participate in institutional and professional service; and
  3. Exhibit a collaborative style that facilitates cooperation and teamwork, as well as an ability to work effectively in a multicultural academic community.

Texas State University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Fifty percent of our students are persons of color and we serve a significant number of first generation college students. The psychology department possesses a strong commitment to diversity and multiculturalism. Thus, the department is particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to improving access to higher education and mentoring underrepresented students. 

See more about this position and apply here: https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/24895

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