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Position in the Social and Cultural Dimensions of Health

Recruitment Period

Open July 1st, 2014 through November 1st, 2014
If you apply to this recruitment by November 1st, 2014, you will have until December 1st, 2014 to complete your application.


UCLA’s Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior (an interdisciplinary research and education institute devoted to the understanding of complex human behavior), in collaboration with the UCLA Division of Social Sciences,are seeking applications for a full-time tenure-equivalent faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank; levelto be commensurate with background and experience.

Applicants must have a demonstrated record of excellence in scholarship that focuses onthe social and cultural dimensions of psychological or physical health and human functioning at the individual or population level. Specific area of expertise is open, but we are particularly interested in scholars who consider the role of psychosocial, biological, or cultural factors, or take a developmental or lifespan perspective in their work.

Candidates must possess an established record of publication and demonstrated ability to secure extramural funding. The position includes doctoral and postdoctoral teaching and training responsibilities; excellent teaching and mentoring skills are required.

We welcome applications from scholars from fields in the social sciences such as, but not limited to, anthropology and sociology. The successful candidate will hold his or her primary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and a joint appointment in the department(s)best suited to her or his research. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and contact information for at least three potential references.

For further information please contact Andrew J. Fuligni, Ph.D., at afuligni@ucla.edu. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2014, and the final deadline for application submission is November 1, 2014. 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, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.




3 references required (contact information only)