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Assistant or Associate Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychology

Recruitment Period

Open August 7th, 2020 through Friday, Oct 2, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by October 2nd, 2020, you will have until October 4th, 2020 to complete your application.

Description

Assistant or Associate Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychology

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor with a specialty in clinical depression. We are interested in applicants pursuing innovative research with human participants to advance the understanding of affective, cognitive, environmental, social, cultural, or biobehavioral processes contributing to the etiology, maintenance, prevention, and/or treatment of depression.

Research programs may include experimental psychopathology, developmental psychopathology, affective neuroscience focused on depressive disorders, depression in underserved and underrepresented groups, mechanisms through which social determinants affect risk for depression, and innovative approaches to prevent and treat depression, among others. Ample opportunities exist for collaborative research within the Department and across 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. Applicants with a demonstrated history of and commitment to teaching or mentoring students from underrepresented groups in the sciences are encouraged to apply.

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 1, 2020. 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 https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05787. Requests for information should be sent to the search committee at SearchCommittee@psych.ucla.edu (include JPF005787 in the subject).

We encourage applications from women and minority individuals. UCLA has programs to assist in partner employment, childcare, schooling and other family concerns. For additional information, visit http://www.ucla.edu/faculty.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • 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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Relevant Publication

  • Relevant Publication

  • Relevant Publication

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required