Assistant/Associate Project Scientist, University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry
University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
June 14, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for a Project Scientist position at the Assistant/Associate level.
This position will require the applicant to contribute to cognitive neuroscience research in the Translational Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (TCAN) program. Specifically, the candidate will focus on research projects investigating cognition in schizophrenia using a cognitive neuroscience approach, particularly those involving human electrophysiology (EEG) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) methodologies. This will include contributing to the design, development and execution of these studies, including preparing competitive grant applications, conference presentations and manuscripts for publication. This position will also require behavioral, EEG and tDCS data analysis, and the training and supervision of volunteers and research staff in these areas. In addition, the position will require the application of expertise in language, attention and cognitive control research to translational neuroscience research questions.
This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant/Associate rank. The selected candidate will be hired at the Assistant/Associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications. This position is open effective June 18, 2018. Applications should be submitted by July 18, 2018 for initial consideration. However, the position will remain open until filled or June 30, 2019.
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About University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UC Davis has rapidly grown over the last several years, more than doubling the size of its faculty and staff to approximately 80 psychiatrists, psychologists, and scientists and approximately 300 employees. The Department's administrative offices, outpatient clinic, and education office are located at 2230 Stockton Blvd., directly across from the UC Davis Medical Center. The Department also has a child and adolescent psychiatry clinic located next door at 2348 Stockton Blvd. The Department's forensic division and psychosomatic medicine service are located at 2348 Stockton Blvd. Finally, a number of Department faculty are located at the MIND Institute and Imaging Research Center in Sacramento as well as the Center for Neuroscience on the UC Davis campus.
The Department provides clinical services at a number of locations throughout the greater Sacramento area. The psychosomatic medicine service provides services in the main hospital. Outpatient services are provided on the first floor of the 2230 Stockton Blvd. site. Department faculty are assigned to the intake and inpatient psychiatry units at the Sacramento County Men...tal Health Treatment Center campus, located a block away at 2150 Stockton Blvd. Faculty and residents also provide services at three County of Sacramento regional clinics, a cross-cultural outpatient clinic, and a homeless mentally ill clinic, and the 2348 Stockton Blvd. child and Adolescent psychiatry clinic.
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