Junior Specialist—Pool Dept. of Psychological and Brain Sciences

The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary Junior Specialists for anticipated part-time and full-time openings throughout the 2018-19 academic year. Applicants should have specialized knowledge of a core area of experimental psychology, including cognition and the perceptual sciences, development and evolutionary psychology, neuroscience and behavior, and/or social psychology.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) in Psychological and Brain Sciences or a related field, or have equivalent research experience. Baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) conferred by the start of appointment.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Additionally, candidates should have specialized knowledge of a core area of experimental psychology, including cognition and the perceptual sciences, development and evolutionary psychology, neuroscience and behavior, and/or social psychology.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Previous laboratory experience related to Psychological and Brain Sciences or a relevant field is preferred.

APPLICATION AND REVIEW PROCESS

To apply, please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter
  2. CV
  3. Names and contact information for 2 references (to be submitted on your behalf)

Application materials must be submitted via UC Recruit at:
https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01260

Screening of applications will begin on June 5, 2018 and will be ongoing, depending on the needs of the department. This posting will remain open October 31, 2018. If you wished to be considered following the close of this recruitment, and the Junior Specialist Pool is posted again, you will need to submit a new application.

PLEASE NOTE: The use of a Junior Specialist Pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time of application. Check the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered.

The Psychological & Brain Sciences Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.