Current Job Opportunities

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, job searching can prove to be challenging. Persistence and perseverance will allow recent graduates to successfully land offers that suit their career goals. It is imperative to be thorough in your job searching as well. To that end, here are several job openings as well as a search tool for your reference. The openings are both local to the San Diego county and external, across the United States.



Starting with local openings, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is hiring recent graduates for Faculty and Salk Fellow positions. Postdoctoral, Staff and Executive positions are available as well.  This world renowned research institute is dedicated towards improving human health and provides a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. For more specific information, visit their website to learn more.



For positions outside of San Diego county, please consider Dr. Cameron Carter’s Translational Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (TCAN) laboratory at the University of California, Davis. Qualified candidates will fill an available Junior Specialist (research assistant) position for the Pathophysiologically Informed Biomarkers for Treatment Response In Psychosis (PIB) study at the UC Davis Medical Center. Their research focuses primarily on studying the neural mechanisms of cognitive dysfunction in psychotic illness with additional interests in neuroimmune models of psychosis and mental health services research. Gain experience in using technical, clinical, and study coordination skills! For more information about the position, visit their website.

The deadline for the application is by midnight on July 13, 2020. Applicants should consider a two year commitment. For more information on the position, please contact Praveena Singh.



Need a job hunting tool to broaden your prospects? Visit Aerotek for a vast resource of Clinical and Scientific Jobs along with the prospects of working with a recruiter to find the position that is right for you. Aerotek is a free resource and is focused on helping those that are affected by the layoffs and COVID-19 related employment difficulties. From lab work to medical service and regulatory work, Aerotek provides local and domestic openings in California and across the US. Additionally, you can use the search option to find a specific position in a specific location.