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Jobs

Assistant Professor-Advanced Quantitative Skills

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Advanced Quantitative Skills at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022. The Department is looking for individuals trained in any area of psychological science that develop and/or apply advanced quantitative methods in domains that synergize with our existing strengths in Developmental and Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology, Neuroscience and Behavior, and Cognition, Perception, and Cognitive Neuroscience.

This scholar would have expertise in one or more quantitative approaches including, but not limited to multilevel modeling, structural equation modeling, generalized and linear mixed models, actor-partner effects, Bayesian analyses, machine learning, computational modeling, causal inference, and/or big data analyses. The candidate would be expected to teach courses in their area of expertise as well as foundational undergraduate and graduate-level courses in statistics and advanced quantitative methods.

Postdoctoral Scholar — The Yu Emotion Science (YES) Lab, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences

The Yu Emotion Science, or YES Lab within the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is seeking applications for an open, full-time Postdoctoral Scholar position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022, although the start date is flexible.

The Postdoctoral Scholar will work closely with the Principal Investigator, Dr. Hongbo Yu, to establish the lab in its new home at UCSB. The duties of the Postdoctoral Scholar will include study design and execution (e.g., programming online and laboratory tasks, collecting and analyzing behavioral and neuroimaging data), writing up research papers and grant applications, presenting research projects within the department and on conferences, and supervising undergraduate and graduate students.

Lecturer Pool

The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers (part-time) for anticipated openings throughout the year including Summer Session. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed.

The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers (part-time) for anticipated openings throughout the year including Summer Session. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. Salary is based on UC's salary scales.