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Junior Specialist Pool - Center for Mind and Brain

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Description

POOL ADVERTISEMENT
The Center for Mind and Brain at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a pool of qualified Junior Specialists in Cognitive Neuroscience should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies each year, depending on the needs of the center.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
This position will be involved in interdisciplinary studies focusing on questions in cognitive neuroscience. Successful candidates will be actively and significantly involved in publishable research activities, including reviewing journal articles and engaging in discussions on research and the interpretation of research results and will have experience with cognitive neuroscience methods. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in cognitive science or a related field.

SALARY RANGE: Step I - $36,984 [100% annual] or Step II - $39,444 [100% annual], commensurate with qualifications and experience.

POSITION AVAILABLE/CLOSING DATE: As openings occur, appointments are made contingent upon available of funding. The posting will remain open until June 30, 2016 to accommodate center needs. If you would like to continue to be considered after that time you will need to submit a new application when a new position is posted. Please note: the use of a junior specialist pool does not guarantee that an open position exists.

TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Short term, seasonal appointment based on the needs of the research project. Appointments may be made up to 100%.

TO APPLY: To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00941. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and a list of publications. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files. Applicants should also provide contact information for 3 references or 3 letters of recommendation. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law.

QUESTIONS: Please direct questions to ycpersonnel@ucdavis.edu.

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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at http://www.ucsic.gov/e-verify.

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

Job location

Davis, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • List of Publications (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested. (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 references required (contact information only)