Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Post-Graduate Job Opportunities


Assistant Professor, Neuroscience, Rutgers University-Newark


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, The Emotion and Self-Control Lab, University of Michigan


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Community Psychiatry PRIDE, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School


Lecturer Pool - Psychology (includes Summer Sessions), University of California, Berkeley


Assistant Professor of Learning Analytics, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

6/10/2019 (ongoing)

Lecturer and Senior Lecturer Positions, Department of Psychology, Texas State University


Adjunct Instructors–Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of North Texas

3/1/2019 (ongoing) 

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Stanford University

12/7/2018 (ongoing)

Application Deadline: January 31 of each year

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

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

Application Deadline: January 31 of each year; interviews begin in February
Preferred Start Date: September 1 of each year, but this is negotiable

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.


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

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

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):

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


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

Currently Available:

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Modeling of Brain Networks
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Human Brain Network Analysis & Computational Modeling of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Disease
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Modeling of Brain Networks


Lecturer and Senior Lecturer Positions, Department of Psychology, Texas State University

Application Deadline: Ongoing

For social/personality area graduate students interested in getting some teaching experience:

The Department of Psychology at Texas State University regularly has Lecturer and Senior Lecturer teaching positions available.

  • Sometimes they are per-course (if we need an instructor for a particular course one semester)
  • Sometimes it is a full time lecturer position (12 credits of teaching per semester)
  • Sometimes it is a full time senior lecturer position (12 credits of teaching per semester, 3-year contract). 
  • We often times need instructors for Research Methods and History and Theory courses as well as others. 

There is also need for Research Methods instructors for the upcoming academic year. For more information, contact William Kelemen, Chair:


Adjunct Instructors–Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of North Texas

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Start Date: Available immediately

The Department of Psychology seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor Pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need is for Adjunct Instructors whose duties may include, but are not limited to teaching undergraduate or graduate psychology courses.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Psychology or related field, and Minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in Psychology.

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience in higher education

Two positions are open. Apply here or here.


Assistant Professor of Learning Analytics, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Application Deadline: October 15, 2019 (however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled)

The Department of Educational Psychology is looking for someone whose work reflects a strong emphasis on learning analytics grounded in the learning sciences, including one or more of the following areas:

  • Models of learning processes based on current theories of learning.
  • Applications of learning analytics in the context of technology-based learning environments.
  • Learning analytics applied to school based, out-of-school, and other learning contexts.
  • Learning analytics applied to important issues in the field of education, including but not limited to: diversity, educational disparities, achievement, development of 21st century skills, processes of learning, and other aspects of the learning sciences.

This is a unique opportunity for someone with a research focus on methodological issues that arise from the intersection of learning analytics and the learning sciences, or other analytic approaches analyzing learning through the investigation of large-scale data. 

The Department of Educational Psychology has consistently been ranked the #1 Department of Educational Psychology and the School of Education is ranked as the #1 public School of Education in the US. The Learning Sciences Program has 4 core and 7 affiliated faculty members, 3 of whom work on Learning Analytics, and more than $18m in external funding. The Department and University provide a stimulating and supportive environment for research, teaching, and programmatic funding with strong values on diversity, collaborative and interdisciplinary research, innovative and impactful work, and rigorous scholarship.

Read more about the position here.


Lecturer Pool - Psychology (includes Summer Sessions), University of California, Berkeley

Next Review Date: 11/01/2019
Final Date: 6/30/2020 (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.)
Start Date: Available Immediately

The University of California, Berkeley, is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary part time instructors ("Lecturer" title series) to teach courses in the Department of Psychology during the fall, spring, and summer should the need arise. Applicants will be selected from this pool throughout the academic year as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the Psychology Department. Positions typically start at the beginning of the semester, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance. A co-taught course typically results in a 17% appointment, and a single course typically results in a 33% appointment. Therefore, appointments may vary from 17%-100%, depending on the needs of the department.

The Psychology Department is committed to creating an inclusive environment, one that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background, and to nurturing and developing that talent. We are committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment.

See more information about this position and apply here.


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Community Psychiatry PRIDE, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Application Deadline: Rolling through April 15, 2020
Start Date: Summer 2020

The Postdoctoral Fellowship would be ideally suited to candidates interested in dissemination and implementation science, particularly focused on addressing mental health needs for at-risk youth, and who have strong backgrounds in qualitative and quantitative research methods.


Interested individuals are invited for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship position (renewable for a second year) within Community Psychiatry PRIDE (Community Psychiatry PRIDE) at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, with a start date of Summer 2020.

Community Psychiatry PRIDE is a dissemination and implementation research lab with a mission to address the access to care problem in mental health. We partner with community organizations to improve the lives of youth facing adversity by collaboratively developing, executing, and testing innovative implementation models designed to maximize the uptake, and sustainability of evidence-based mental health strategies.

The post-doctoral fellow will work closely with Drs. Marques and Youn on several D&I projects focused on training and coaching paraprofessionals in the delivery of an evidence-based intervention to address the social emotional needs of at-risk youth. The projects include the collection and analyses of quantitative and qualitative data for program evaluation and research focused on evaluating implementation and clinical outcomes.

The fellowship has a strong emphasis on translational research, and ideal candidates are individuals interested in pursuing an academic career. To support career development in research, fellows will receive protected research time and grant-writing mentorship. Fellows are expected to make significant contributions to the research productivity of the lab, including preparation of manuscripts as well as submitting for extramural funding (for their own research and for the lab), and will have opportunities to pursue independent research and interdisciplinary collaborations across Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. The fellow will be considered for a joint Harvard Medical School appointment (appointment is not guaranteed).

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D., or equivalent in psychology, public health, or related disciplines with a strong background in qualitative and quantitative analytical methods. Candidates with training in implementation science and cognitive behavioral therapy are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, interested applicants should submit a letter of interest (addressed to Drs. Luana Marques and Soo Jeong Youn) including a description of research interests, CV, list of three references, and a writing sample (preferably a published manuscript) to Salary is competitive with excellent benefits.

The application deadline is rolling through April 15, 2020. Materials will be reviewed as they are received, and preference will be given to applicants who submit their materials in a timely manner.


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, The Emotion and Self-Control Lab, University of Michigan

The Emotion and Self-Control Lab at the University of Michigan is seeking applicants for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. Research in the lab focuses broadly on how people can control their emotions to improve our understanding of how self-control works and to discover ways of enhancing self-control in daily life. The lab adopts an integrative approach to address these issues that draws on multiple disciplines within psychology including social, personality, clinical, developmental, and neuroscience. The successful candidate will work with the lab director, Ethan Kross, to design, analyze and write-up projects that focus on current research directions in the lab

Applicants should have their Ph.D. by the time they start the position. Salary is competitive and this position is benefits-eligible.  This appointment is renewable annually, contingent on satisfactory performance, and is expected to last at least two years.


  • Ph.D. from an accredited university in psychology, neuroscience, communications or a related social sciences field
  • Advanced quantitative data analysis and management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience preparing conference presentations, research findings, and manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals


To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, a referee letter, and the contact information for 2 additional referees to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Assistant Professor, Neuroscience, Rutgers University-Newark

Applicant review will start February 20th, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. 

The Center for Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience (CMBN) at Rutgers University - Newark seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in NEUROSCIENCE. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience or a related field and have completed at least two years of post-doctoral training. The ideal candidate for this position asks fundamental hypothesis-driven questions about brain structure and function and is open to establishing collaborative research efforts within the Rutgers neuroscience community. Research areas of particular interest are executive control, sensory-motor integration, learning and memory, and emotional regulation. The successful applicant will likely use a broad range of experimental approaches, primarily in rodents. The assistant professor will be expected to maintain an active externally-funded research program, to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in neuroscience, and to mentor Ph.D. students in the Behavioral and Neural Sciences program. 

Especially seeking applications from those interested in the role of the hippocampal-region in learning and memory, with research programs relevant to collaborating with my lab on understanding the neural bases of of aging, Alzheimer’s disease, PTSD, sleep and/or exercise and physical activity. 

Please send informal inquiries to Mark Gluck at   

Applicants should apply at 

A complete application includes a cover letter indicating why the candidate is a good fit for CMBN, curriculum vitae, research statement, and the names and contact information for three references. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to 


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