Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Post-Graduate Job Opportunities

8/13/2018

4 New Positions in Social Psychology at University of Durham, UK

  • Professor of Quantitative Social Psychology, University of Durham, UK
  • Associate Professor in Social/Organisational Psychology, University of Durham, UK
  • Assistant Professor in Social/Organisational Psychology, University of Durham, UK (2 posts)

7/29/2018

Two Lecturer Positions in Psychology, University of Newcastle, Australia


7/23/2018

Lecturer in Psychology, School of Psychology, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK


7/7/2018

Assistant Professor Position – Tenure Track, Department of Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA


4/24/2018

Neuroscientist and Vision Scientist, Senseye, Inc., Austin, TX


4/23/2018

Psychologist, Pantex Plant, Amarillo, TX


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

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF BRAIN NETWORKS 

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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Neuroscientist and Vision Scientist, Senseye, Inc., Austin, TX

Sr. NeuroScientist

Senseye is looking to hire a Doctoral level Senior Neuroscientist with a strong research background. Experience in Neurobiology and the neural mechanisms underlying the visual system is preferred.

In this position you must be curious and self-driven, leveraging your technical expertise, project management and analytical skillsets to advance strategic research initiatives. You will collaborate with a top class, energized team at our new office in downtown Austin.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ph.D. in Neuroscience/Neurobiology
  • Ability to apply research knowledge and laboratory skills to execute successful experiments at the intersection of vision science, neuroscience, and cognitive science
  • Experience conducting lab studies and coordinating test participants

Learn more here: https://senseye.workable.com/j/E3AF24E821

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Sr. Vision Scientist

Senseye is looking to hire a Master’s or Doctoral level Senior Vision Scientist with a strong research background. Experience in Neurobiology and the neural mechanisms underlying the visual system is preferred.

In this position you must be curious and self-driven, leveraging your technical expertise, project management and analytical skillsets to advance strategic research initiatives. You will collaborate with a top class, energized team at our new office in downtown Austin.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. (preferred) in vision science or physiological optics
  • Ability to apply research knowledge and laboratory skills to execute successful experiments at the intersection of vision science, neuroscience, and cognitive science
  • Experience conducting lab studies and coordinating test participants

Learn more here: https://senseye.workable.com/j/CDDDDE8052

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Psychologist, Pantex Plant, Amarillo, TX

JOB DUTIES

Directly enhances the security and defense of The United States. By determining psychological fitness of those who work in America’s Nuclear Enterprise, the candidate will apply Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Enterprise criteria to interviewees, interpret psychological tests, and follow mental health progress of individuals.  The candidate will determine suitability for assigned duties and advisability of counseling or referral to other specialists. 

This position is one or two days a week or a full time position at Pantex Nuclear Facility (near Amarillo).  We need a PhD or PsyD, holding a Texas license by the Texas Board of Examiners of Psychologists or eligibility to obtain one.  We are looking for a candidate that has one year clinical internship approved by the APA or its equivalent.  In addition, we prefer three years of post-doctoral clinical experience.  In this position, the candidate will obtain a Top Secret security clearance, which we will provide.  This is known as an active DOE Q-Clearance. 

If you are interested, please call Dr. Mark Izzard (PhD) at 806-477-3037 or email at Mark.Izzard@cns.doe.gov

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Assistant Professor Position–Tenure Track, Department of Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018. Open until filled.
Starting Date: September 2019

Purpose & Qualifications: The Department of Counseling Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. An earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in undergraduate or graduate-level teaching. The successful candidate must be clinically licensed, possess strong clinical skills and experience (three or more years preferred), and have a successful history of and future plan for published research. Research area should be clinically relevant, with preference given to candidates focusing on psychotherapy process research. Theoretical orientation is open, but preference is for depth-based theories such as existential, humanistic, process experiential, or psychodynamic. The department possesses a strong commitment to diversity and multiculturalism. As such, the successful candidate will possess a demonstrable commitment to multicultural competence and social justice, preferably with experience in diverse and underserved communities.

Teaching Responsibilities: The department prepares masters-level practitioners in Counseling Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy with optional emphases in Correctional Psychology, Latino Counseling, LGBT Counseling, and Health Psychology. Though somewhat flexible, preference will be given to candidates capable of teaching basic and advanced graduate-level courses in clinical application (e.g., Counseling Process & Skills, Clinical Assessment, and Psychology of Relationships). Tenure-track faculty members in the department are also invited to teach an advanced elective of their own preference and design. The normal teaching load is 2 courses per quarter (Fall, Winter, and Spring). There is also an option for Summer teaching, which is in addition to the faculty member’s regular salary.

Application Procedure and Deadline: Applicants must apply through the Santa Clara University Online Recruitment System. Application documents can be submitted online here. Inquiries and nominations are welcome, and can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Lucila Ramos-Sanchez, by e-mail (lramossanchez@scu.edu).

NOTES: Employer will assist with relocation and housing costs. Benefits are consistent with a premium regional university.

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Lecturer in Psychology, School of Psychology, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK

Application deadline: August 9, 2018

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit, and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £134 million, over 10,000 students, and a total staff of approximately 2,000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk.

The School of Psychology welcomes applications from ambitious individuals to strengthen our position as a School dedicated to research and teaching excellence. The School has a growing research profile, and this post presents an ideal opportunity for the successful candidate to contribute to our research ambitions. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Psychology, will have a clear plan for developing their research, and will have a dedication to teaching excellence.

The successful candidate will complement, or extend, one or more of our research groupings in Cognition & Biological Psychology, Social Psychology, and Health, Community, & Wellbeing. The successful candidate will conduct and publish research of international standards, and will demonstrate a commitment to applying for external funding for their research programme.

In addition to pursuing a research programme of international standards, the successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to teaching on our Undergraduate (accredited by the British Psychological Society) and Postgraduate courses. Although we welcome applicants with teaching expertise in all areas of Psychology, we are particularly keen to receive applications from individuals able to strengthen our quantitative methods provision. The successful candidate will be supported to undertake a PGDip in Higher Education Practice to obtain Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (unless candidate holds an equivalent qualification).

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Jim Grange (Head of School): j.a.grange@keele.ac.uk

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. 

The School of Psychology currently holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award and we are actively working towards a Silver award. Information on our Athena Swan work can be found here: https://www.keele.ac.uk/psychology/athenaswan/

The position is fulltime with a salary of £34,520 to £39,992 (Grade 7A). For full post details please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies.

Post reference: KU00000826 

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Two Lecturer Positions in Psychology, University of Newcastle, Australia

Application deadline: August 24, 2018

There are two lecturer (Level B) positions available in the School of Psychology at the University of Newcastle, Australia.

 

Both positions are open to any area of psychology, although candidates are expected to be able to teach in the areas of personality, psychometrics and psychological measurement, and/or undergraduate interviewing, assessment and intervention. So, personality and social psychologists are particularly welcome to apply. The School’s current social psychologists include Miles Hewstone, Stefania Paolini, Mark Rubin, Emina Subasic, and Elise Kalokerinos.

 

The closing date for applications is 24th August 2018. For more information, please see www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/job-vacancies#academic or contact the Head of School at Kristen.Pammer@newcastle.edu.au.

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4 New Positions in Social Psychology at University of Durham, UK

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