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Assistant or Associate - Psychology Department, UCLA

Recruitment Period

Open September 16th, 2019 through Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
If you apply to this recruitment by October 23rd, 2019, you will have until October 27th, 2019 to complete your application.


Assistant or Associate Professor in the Psychology Department of UCLA

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track/tenured Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialty in mood disorders, particularly major depression. We are interested in applicants who are pursing innovative research using state-of-the-art methods to advance our understanding of affective processes in humans. Research program may include affective neuroscience, experimental psychopathology, developmental psychopathology, treatment development or dissemination/implementation, among others. Ample opportunities exist for collaborative research with faculty in the David Geffen School of Medicine, the Fielding School of Public Health, and other units at UCLA. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field no later than one year after hire, and should demonstrate a strong track record of productive and impactful research. In addition to an outstanding record of research and potential for extramural research support, the successful candidate will demonstrate a history of, or the potential for, contributing to the teaching, mentoring, and service missions of the Department and University. Individuals with a history of mentoring individuals from underrepresented groups in psychology are encouraged to apply and include details in their statement of contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the recruitment closing date; candidates are urged to apply before October 23, 2019. Applications should include a cover letter, a C.V., at least 3 letters of recommendation, separate statements of research goals, approach to teaching, contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion (no more than 3 pages each), and 3 relevant publications. Applications may be submitted to Requests for information should be sent to the search committee at (include JPF04959 in the subject).

We encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a strong record of mentoring students from under-represented groups.

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Job location

Los Angeles, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research Goals

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Relevant Publication

  • Relevant Publication

  • Relevant Publication

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required