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Postdoctoral Scholar

Application Window

Open date: November 23, 2022

Next review date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Jul 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Psychological Science at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a non-tenure track, 100% appointment as a Postdoctoral Scholar. The initial one-year position can start as early as January 1, 2023 and may be renewed annually.

Candidates are sought to work on a study of cascading collective traumas (e.g., the COVID-19 pandemic, natural disasters, war in Ukraine) and their aftermath. A Ph.D. in Psychology or a related field is required. Prior work in disaster mental health is highly recommended. Previous experience managing large datasets is required. Expertise in multi-level and structural equation modeling, analyzing weighted data from complex longitudinal surveys of probability-based samples, obtaining and managing social media data (e.g., Twitter), and experience with STATA and R are strongly preferred.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. in Psychology or a related field.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
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Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being up-to-date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA