Psychology Job Wiki 2023: Predocs

This page is an extension of the Psychology Job Wiki for the 2021-2022 academic year. Please post all predoctoral positions (lab managers, paid research assistants, etc.) on this page instead of on the main wiki page.

McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School - Full-Time Position at the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center The Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center (HBTRC), one of the largest brain tissue repositories in the country, is looking for a qualified candidates for Research Assistant (RA) and Research Specialist (RS) positions. The HBTRC is part of the NIH NeuroBioBank. Its mission is to facilitate research on the human brain and on brain disorders by acquiring, storing, and distributing specimens and related tissue samples to investigators. The HBTRC works as a highly collaborative team, both within the HBTRC and with other tissue repositories that are part of the NeuroBioBank. The HBTRC is seeking a scientifically minded researcher with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail to join our team. The RA/RS will, under general supervision, assist in facilitating research on human brain disorders. This role will include dissections of human brains, extraction of clinical information from medical records, and coordinating the logistics of acquiring brain donations. In addition, donation coordination will be performed remotely (off-hours – 10 weeks/year) which will involve interacting with donors’ families, obtaining informed consent, arranging for removal, shipment, and dissection of the specimens. Applicants should have a strong interest in preclinical as well as translational neuroscience. For questions, please reach out to Torsten Klengel, MD, PhD: ude.dravrah.naelcm|legnelkt#ude.dravrah.naelcm|legnelkt

The University of Texas at Austin, Full-time project coordinator. The Mood Disorders Laboratory is seeking 1-2 full-time research assistants to coordinate an NIMH-funded study examining whether directly modifying information processing biases via cognitive bias modification leads to improvements in depression. Position can start immediately but a later start date is also possible. Job ad; 10/10/2023

Florida International University (Miami), Research Technician The Neural Dynamics of Control Laboratory ( with the Center for Children and Families seeks a full-time research technician. This individual will support NIMH-funded research projects that seek to understand the longitudinal relations among brain, behavior, and the emergence of social anxiety during adolescence. This position is on-site in Miami, Florida, and the successful candidate must be willing to work evenings and weekends to facilitate data collection from children and families. The main duties involve assisting with participant recruitment as well as data collection and analysis. job ad; 10/6/2023.

Research Assistant - Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston, SC) The candidate will work on a group of research studies within MUSC’s Youth Collaborative that focus on evaluating treatments for youth alcohol and cannabis use disorder. The candidate will assist the Principal Investigator (Dr. Lindsay Squeglia) in the recruitment of research participants, the collection of psychological and biological research data, data entry, and organizational tasks. Primary duties include the coordination two studies that are testing cannabidiol (CBD) and citicoline as a possible medications to treat youth alcohol use disorder. The candidate will be directly involved in the collection of questionnaire, interview, laboratory, neuroimaging, and other research data related to ongoing and future research studies. After-hours and weekend work are required. Travel around the local Charleston area may also be required. You can apply through this link: []

Binghamton University (SUNY) Full-time Project Coordinator/Lab Manager. The Binghamton Mood Disorders Institute is seeking 1-2 full-time Project Coordinators to assist with an NIMH-funded study to examine mechanisms of risk for the intergenerational transmission of depression during the transition from childhood to adolescence. Anticipated start is July 5, 2023. job ad

Research Assistant job opening - Global Mental Health and Addiction Program at UMD college park. I can vouch that the mentorship and teamwork in this lab are amazing! The position will involve leading day-to-day on-site operations for a research project evaluating a behavioral activation intervention delivered by a peer at the University of Maryland Drug Treatment Center, a methadone maintenance program in Baltimore, MD. This project is in collaboration with researchers at University of Maryland Baltimore in the Department of Psychiatry. The project aims to understand the effectiveness and implementation success of a peer-delivered behavioral activation intervention for individuals with opioid use disorder in the methadone program. Start date is negotiable during Spring 2023.

Applicants interested in implementation science and addiction who are interested in pursuing PhD programs in clinical psychology, public health, or global health, or medical school are encouraged to apply. Dr. Magidson’s program of research at University of Maryland offers an exciting opportunity to be engaged in local and global addiction science and mental health research with underserved populations.

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University of Chicago Addictive, Compulsive, and Impulsive Disorders Lab Full-Time Research Coordinator. We are looking for a research coordinator to assist Dr. Jon E. Grant with conducting clinical trials and observational studies involving subjects with a variety of psychiatric disorders, including SUDs, OCD, trichotillomania, gambling disorder, and borderline personality disorder. Responsibilities include subject interviews for treatment, imaging, and observational studies; working with large datasets for data entry and analysis; running MRI scans; coordinating with study sponsors; writing and/or editing manuscripts and presenting research. This position would begin in Summer 2023. Interested candidates should send a CV/resume and cover letter. []

Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research Full-Time Research Assistant. We are looking for an RA to assist Drs. Dan Iosifescu and Matthew Hoptman in clinical trials and investigations into the neurobiology of psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, neurocognitive disorders, and mood disorders. The RA will be responsible for managing day to day activities, conducting clinical interviews and neurocognitive assessments, and assisting with fMRI scanning. This is an excellent opportunity for obtaining research and clinical experience prior to applying for graduate or medical school. NKI fosters a collaborative environment where research assistants have the opportunity to gain excellent clinical and research experience, with the potential for publication. This position will begin in the Summer of 2023. Interested candidates should send a CV/resume and cover letter to Kathryn Evans at gro.hmfr.ikn|snave.nyrhtak#gro.hmfr.ikn|snave.nyrhtak

Medical University of South Carolina
The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is seeking a Program Assistant for the Addiction Sciences Division. The candidate will work with Drs. Squeglia and Gray as a Program Assistant on the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study, a large-scale project to study child and adolescent health, behavior, and brain functioning. The candidate will be responsible for executing all tasks associated with the ABCD protocol which include neuroimaging, neurocognitive assessments, and clinical interview or self-report measures designed to assess eligibility criteria, psychopathology, medical health, social relationships, personality, and substance use. The participant will work with both youth and their parents.

Children's National Hospital Division of Neuropsychology
The Division of Neuropsychology is looking to hire full-time or part-time research assistants for two research concentrations: 1) Autism and gender/gender diversity and 2) Youth and young adults with differences of sex development/Intersex identities. Responsibilities include clinical assessment, interviews, participant recruitment, data collection and management, and IRB protocol management. A Bachelor of Science/Arts is required. A strong background in psychology, biology, and/or health sciences is preferred. Prior experience with research, statistics, and children is strongly recommended. Previous experiences with autism, gender diversity, and/or developmental conditions is highly desirable. These positions provide valuable clinical and research experience and publication opportunities for candidates interested in pursuing degrees in psychology or medicine. For more information and to apply, please see the job posting.

Georgia Institute of Technology (Lab manager; job ad; review starts immediately)

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine (Full-Time Research Assistant in pediatric psychology; []; review begins immediately)

Baylor University Full-time Research Coordinator position in the Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition (SNAC) Laboratory. Research involves polysomnography, fMRI, cognitive and educational outcomes, and sleep interventions; contact ude.rolyab|nillucs_leahcim#ude.rolyab|nillucs_leahcim with CV to inquire; review begins immediately.

Berkeley Well-Being Institute (Part-time science writers needed; see job ad)

Binghamton University (SUNY) Full-time Project Coordinators. The Binghamton Mood Disorders Institute is seeking 1-2 full-time Project Coordinators to assist with an NIMH-funded study to examine mechanisms of risk for the intergenerational transmission of depression during the transition from childhood to adolescence. job ad

Boston Children's Hospital (Posting for a clinical research specialist I (CRS-I) in a human subjects laboratory run by Anne Arnett, PhD. The primary focus of the lab is neuroscience research on children with ADHD and related neurodevelopmental disabilities; see job ad)

Boston University Full-time Project Coordinator Position. The BASE Lab is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator to work on a NIMH-funded study examining risk factors for psychopathology. job ad

Boston University Full-time Lab Manager. The BASE Lab is seeking a full-time Lab Manager to work on multiple externally-funded projects. job ad

Boston University/National Center for PTSD/VA Boston (Project Director- VA funded MERIT award on an electrophysiological predictor of SSRI response; PI: Suzanne Pineles. This position is now open to candidates with PhD or masters degree in clinical psychology or related field. Candidates should send a cover letter and CV to Dr. Pineles (vog.av|selenip.ennazus#vog.av|selenip.ennazus). []

Brandeis University Full-time Research Project Administrator (PI: Anne Berry), to oversee a longitudinal PET and MRI study of preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Experience is required for this leadership position. Contact ude.siednarb|yrrebenna#ude.siednarb|yrrebenna for inquiries. See Job ID R0005307: job ad)

Brown Medical School & The Miriam Hospital Full-time Clinical Research Assistant position with Dr. Laura Stroud and the BAMBAM Lab team. The Research Assistant will be primarily responsible for conducting clinical interviews and processing various biospecimens for NIH-funded longitudinal studies investigating maternal substance use during pregnancy and fetal/infant neurobehavior; contact gro.napsefiL|regnaleBN#gro.napsefiL|regnaleBN to inquire; review begins immediately.

Brown University Full-time Research Assistant position. The Research Assistant will work on NIH-funded studies of alcohol use and brain imaging at Brown University’s Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies; job ad; review begins immediately.

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH (Full-time research assistant/project coordinator for intervention program with children with Prader-Willi syndrome and autism/other neurodevelopmental disorders. Review begins immediately. See Job ID 9673 at job site)

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Childhood Cancer Research, Section of Behavioral Oncology
Dr. Matthew Hocking is hiring a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator to join his lab and contribute to projects that are funded by the National Cancer Institute and Department of Defense. Dr. Hocking's research program focuses on the neurodevelopmental consequences of childhood cancer and family processes involved in the adaptation to childhood cancer and its consequences. Past coordinators have gone on to PhD programs in psychology. Inquiries can be sent to ude.pohc|mgnikcoh#ude.pohc|mgnikcoh and applicants can apply for the position here:

Emory University Full-time Project Coordinator position for the Emory Healthy Brain and Child Development (HBCD) Study. Emory is part of a national consortium that will use state-of-the-art neuroimaging and developmental neuroscience to analyze brain development in opioid-exposed and non-drug-exposed infants and children across a variety of regions and demographics. Women will be recruited in pregnancy and followed over time to assess the outcomes in their offspring over the course of their early childhood. The Coordinator will be involved in various activities related to managing the project. A bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of related project management experience, or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training. job ad

Florida International University, Buffalo NY Full-time research assistants and clinicians for upcoming school-based research studies to investigate the best treatments for children with ADHD. Studies include enhancements to special education supports, sequencing of treatments, and strategies to help young-for-the-grade kindergarteners at risk for behavioral challenges succeed in Western New York school settings. Go to job site, click on “Prospective Applicants” and search for posting numbers 523773 and 523772 to apply.

Fordham University (Full-Time Lab Manager; job ad; review begins immediately. This position is for a new NIH-funded 5-year study investigating transition-related stressors and sleep among diverse college students. Manager will assume day-to-day management to conduct a longitudinal study of sleep, health, and academics during the college transition through graduation. This position will also manage ongoing funding activities including administrative and research support for grant writing and managing submissions and ongoing reporting requirements. Candidates should send a CV, cover letter, & the name/email of 3 references to --ude.mahdrof|piyt#--ude.mahdrof|piyt

Indiana University - Bloomington. Study Coordinator for two NIH funded studies, one focused on autism and the other in cannabis use. The position is within the Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience Center (CCNC), which focuses on schizophrenia spectrum, substance use, and autism spectrum disorders. The CCNC is within the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington and is led by professors Bill Hetrick, Krista Wisner, & Brian O’Donnell. Primary responsibilities include participant recruitment and symptom, cognitive, and neuroimaging assessment. The successful applicant will join our vibrant and versatile lab team, in exploring cerebral and cerebellar contributions to behavioral deficits in temporal processing, classical conditioning, motor coordination, proprioception, linguistic cohesion, affective facial processing, interoception, stress responsivity, and decision-making. Methodologies currently employed include behavioral tasks, self-report, electrophysiology (EEG/EMG/EDA/ECG), neurostimulation (transcranial direct current stimulation), and magnetic resonance imaging (structural MRI, functional MRI, diffusion-weighted imaging, resting state functional connectivity, and magnetic resonance spectroscopy). This position is ideal for a candidate interested in gaining hands-on experience before pursuing doctoral training in psychology, medicine, neuroscience, or a related field. The CCNC and College value diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core strengths and essential elements in the success of their educational mission. Apply here; reviews begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Massachusetts General Hospital Full-time Research Assistant will work on an NIH-funded study using effective connectivity and neural decoding of MEG/EEG/MRI data to understand phonological representation and the mechanisms that produce linguistic constraints in non-clinical populations. job ad; lab website; please contact the PI (ude.dravrah.hgm.xileh|wog#ude.dravrah.hgm.xileh|wog) for informal inquiries.

Montclair State University & Kessler Foundation, NJ (Full-time Research Assistant for fMRI study aimed at understanding memory impairment in traumatic brain injury with Drs. Joshua Sandry and Ekaterina Dobryakova. Review begins immediately)

Mt. Hope Family Center at the University of Rochester Looking for a Full-time Project Coordinator for a new study examining the impact of COVID on Family Relationships, Parenting, and Child Development; job site; Job ID 228081; 228090 rolling review starts immediately) or contact the PI (ude.retsehcor|elppa-egruts.assilem#ude.retsehcor|elppa-egruts.assilem) for informal inquiries.

Nationwide Children's Hospital: Center for Biobehavioral Health (Full-time Research Assistants and Clinical Research Coordinators). The Center for Biobehavioral Health is hiring for RAs and CRCs to begin in late spring/early summer 2023. Questions may be directed to gro.snerdlihcediwnoitan|selraE.yasdniL#gro.snerdlihcediwnoitan|selraE.yasdniL. newsletter

Old Dominion University Research Associate, Youth Risk & Resilience Lab, Department of Psychology (PI: Cassie Glenn). Research Associate will assist with two multi-site studies on youth suicide risk and prevention. Go to Join Our Team. Rolling review until filled.

Texas Christian University The Genetics of Audiovisual Perception and Plasticity Lab, directed by Dr. Tracy Centanni GAPP Lab is looking for a 1-yr (extension possible) Lab Technician to assist the PI on various aspects of ongoing projects including managing participant recruitment/scheduling and data collection, primarily involving high-density EEG. Ideal for a post-bacc looking for additional experience before grad school. Opportunity to take the lead on projects will be available. Submit a CV and cover letter (including contact information for 2 references) at: Job application Application will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

University of Texas at Austin Hiring a full-time, benefits-earning project coordinator to work in the Technological Interventions for Ecological Systems TIES Lab with Dr. Adela Timmons. The coordinator will work on a study using smartphones and wearable technologies to promote mental health in children and families. Review will begin immediately and continue until filled. Further details and application instructions are available at [].

University of Arizona (Full-time research assistant in the Human Spatial Cognition Lab. Work on projects using virtual reality and fMRI to examine memory and navigation in healthy aging and neurological disease. job ad; review begins immediately)

University of Michigan Hiring (2) full-time clinical research assistants to help manage study participants and schedule study activities for research studies focused on alcohol use and alcohol use reduction. For more information and to apply, please go visit the official job posting at []. Posted 7/17/2023. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until position is filled.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Full-time research coordinator position in trauma and substance use. For more information, see

University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM (Full time Clinical Research Manager to manage 3 diverse studies run by Pilar Sanjuan, Ph.D. related to alcohol use/stress/neuroimaging and prenatal substance use. See here: job ad; review begins immediately)

University of Notre Dame, Suicide Prevention Initiative, Notre Dame, IN Full time Program Coordinator position in the Notre Dame Suicide Prevention Initiative. Further details can be found at External applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and names of three people who can provide references upon request. For questions, please contact Ted Beauchaine (ude.dn|ahcuaebt#ude.dn|ahcuaebt), Director of Child and Adolescent Services, or Brooke Ammerman (ude.dn|1mremmab#ude.dn|1mremmab), Director of Adult Services.

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center The TSET Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC) is hiring a full-time Research Technician to work with Dr. Amy Cohn on multiple completed and ongoing research studies funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Food and Drug Administration Center for Tobacco Products. Interested candidates should complete the application in the link. Please address inquiries or questions about this position to ude.cshuo|nhoC-ymA#ude.cshuo|nhoC-ymA and ude.cshuo|htimS-A-leahciM#ude.cshuo|htimS-A-leahciM . apply at [].

University of South Florida RESEARCH COORDINATOR in CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY/PSYCHIATRY - ANXIETY/OCD/TOURETTE/AUTISM AND RELATED DISORDERS. The USF Rothman Center invites applications for the position (titled Client Services Assistant) to assist with research coordination in Child/Adolescent Psychology/Psychiatry. Responsibilities include providing an organizational framework to oversee the conduction of various sponsored research studies. To apply, please send a CV and letter of interest to Adam B. Lewin, Ph.D., ABPP at ude.fsu|niwela#ude.fsu|niwela and apply to USF Careers JOB ID 29122.

University of Virginia Full-time Research Coordinator position sought in the Department of Psychology to start in September 2023. This individual will work closely with Dr. Stefanie Sequeira (incoming Assistant Professor) as she starts a new lab using neuroimaging, ecological momentary assessment, and novel task designs to study the development of social threat/reward processes and psychopathology in adolescents. This position is a 2-year commitment. For more information and to apply: job ad.

University of Washington Early Psychosis Program within the Behavioral Research in Technology and Engineering (BRiTE) Center is recruiting a research coordinator to help manage two NIH-funded grants focused on development of mobile health
tools for young adults with early psychosis and their families. Description and application here.

University of Virginia Dr. Joseph Allen is seeking an individual to serve as a Project Coordinator on a team that is working on an extended longitudinal study of adolescent family and peer relations as predictors of psychosocial development, physical health, and aging from ages 13 to 43, and in implementing a social belonging intervention for entering college students. Project Coordinator responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: supervise and train undergraduate research assistants, organize and lead research discussion meetings, administer semi-structured interviews with families, create and utilize data stores. Apply here.

VA Bedford Healthcare System - Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research Research Assistant with previous qualitative and/or quantitative research experience (data collection and analysis) and strong research project coordination skills. The tasks required by the position include but are not limited to assisting with the development of grant applications, data collection and analysis, research compliance monitoring, preparation of manuscripts and presentations, and administrative support. Master’s degree required, preferably in social sciences, public health, or another related field. At least 1 year of experience working in a research or academic setting required. If interested, please send cover letter and resume/CV to vog.av|olliloaPyolloM.ennairB#vog.av|olliloaPyolloM.ennairB; job ad)

VA VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans, Waco, TX Posting for three full-time Psychology Technician GS05-07 (Paid Research Assistant) positions at the VISN 17 Center of Excellence (CoE) for Research on Returning War Veterans, a unified scientific and educational center of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs designed to foster broad spectrum inquiry into the mental health problems associated with combat exposure. Our Center is uniquely capable of conducting translational research on the biochemical, neurological, and psychological bases of the physical and mental health problems commonly afflicting our Veterans and their families. To apply and more information go to USAjobs: job ad

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Full time research assistant needed to join the Sheffield Lab ( within the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital focused on the study of psychotic disorders. In particular, the research assistant with help conduct a randomized-clinical trial (RCT) of a psychotherapy intervention for persecutory delusions. This will require a desire to work directly with individuals who experience psychosis as well as excellent organizational and data management skills. The research assistant will also assist with a longitudinal study of delusions. The research assistant will be responsible for performing psychiatric symptom interviews, administering cognitive tests, and carrying out neuroimaging study protocols. The research assistant will be an integral part of the study team, will regularly attend clinical meetings and will assist with recruitment in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Additional responsibilities include assisting with the development of IRBs, database management, analysis of behavioral and brain imaging data, and assisting with manuscript preparation. Experience in a clinical research setting is highly desirable. Training in clinical interviewing methods, cognitive testing, and neuroimaging data analysis will be provided. This position is a 2-year commitment. Please send resume and cover letter to: gro.cmuv|dleiffehs.ailuJ#gro.cmuv|dleiffehs.ailuJ

Virginia Tech An NIH-funded Psychology/Neuroscience Clinical Research Coordinator/Associate is being sought for the labs of Dr. Pearl Chiu and Dr. Brooks King-Casas at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Tech Carilion ( in Roanoke, Virginia. The position is available for immediate start. (see Job Ad to Apply)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill We are seeking up to 2 post-baccalaureate researchers in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at UNC Chapel Hill to work on a joint project with Drs. Eva Telzer and Kristen Lindquist. We specifically are looking for BA-level researchers with skills in recruitment, screening, and data collection with adolescent participants and their families who wish to gain more experience in research for graduate school. Fluency in spoken and written Spanish is highly desirable. The researcher would work on a unique dataset that combines theories and methods in developmental neuroscience (longitudinal fMRI data), social affective neuroscience (emotional processing, social interactions), and health behaviors (health risk behaviors, internalizing and externalizing disorders). The applicant must have a BA in Psychology, Neuroscience, or related field by the time the position begins. The position also includes opportunities for professional development and unique interdisciplinary training that will be useful for a variety of academic career paths. Positions begin summer 2023. Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, and list of 2-3 references for initial review here. The current deadline is 2/3/2023. For bilingual applicants, please state explicitly in your cover letter level of fluency in written and spoken Spanish. For more information about our ongoing research, see the Developmental Social Neuroscience Lab, the Carolina Affective Science Lab and the Winston National Center on Technology Use, Brain and Psychological Development.

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