Master’s-Level Clinical Developmental Research Position- OPEN NOW
Master’s-Level Clinical Developmental Research Position in Translational Emotion Neuroscience and Development Lab
San Diego State University
Drs. Lea Dougherty (University of Maryland College Park) and Jillian Lee Wiggins (San Diego State University) and the Translational Emotion Neuroscience and Development Lab in the Department of Psychology at San Diego State University (SDSU) in San Diego, CA is seeking to hire a full-time masters-level clinician or research specialist for an NIMH-funded research project examining neural mechanisms of early childhood irritability. We use functional and structural MRI methods, observational laboratory-based measures, and clinical diagnostic interviews.
Responsibilities will include: (1) conducting clinical and neurocognitive assessments in
children; (2) collecting MRI data using child-friendly techniques; (3) training and
supervising undergraduate students; (4) contributing to administrative duties of the lab;
and (5) assisting with research protocols and compliance.
Successful candidates should have keen attention to detail, ability to work professionally with parents and children, and strong organization, problem-solving, and analytic skills. Prior background in psychology, development, or neuroscience is also a plus but not required. We seek a masters-level applicant who is motivated and ambitious, who is prepared for a hands-on research experience including the use of new tasks and techniques.
Interested individuals should email a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of 3 references to:
Jillian Lee Wiggins (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Lea Dougherty (email@example.com).
Please include all documents in a single pdf file and include your last name in the file (i.e., “LASTNAME.pdf”).
SDSU is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer with a commitment to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.