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Jobs

Junior Specialist

The Sprague Laboratory within the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for an open, full-time Junior Specialist position, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2021 or later. The salary is based on UCSB’s salary scales.

The laboratory is looking for exceptional individuals with particular emphasis in the area of Vision Science and Computational Cognitive Neuroscience. Under the direction of Dr. Thomas Sprague, the Perception, Cognition and Action Laboratory seeks to understand the neural mechanisms underlying behaviors related to visual spatial cognition, including visual attention, working memory, and the guidance of eye movements, using techniques including computational neuroimaging, EEG, and eye tracking.

Junior Specialist

The Spatial Thinking Lab at University of California, Santa Barbara, directed by Dr. Mary Hegarty, is seeking applications for an open, full-time position for a Junior Specialist with an anticipated start date of August 15, 2021. The salary is based on UCSB’s salary scales.

The position is ideal for recent graduates interested in pursuing graduate work in cognitive science, psychology, or human-computer interaction as a way to gain experience and make scientific and scholarly contributions to psychology. This successful candidate will enable research as part of a team and, depending on experience level, may also conduct some independent research projects. The primary research methods include psychometric studies of spatial ability, reaction time studies and studies using fully immersive virtual reality and behavioral testing.

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.