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Faculty Position in Mood Disorders Research

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The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, in conjunction with the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, seeks nominations and applications for a senior or mid-career investigator in the Mood Disorders Research Program. This full-time tenure-equivalent position will be filled at the level of Associate Professor or Professor In-Residence. The ideal candidate will have an internationally recognized research program in depression and/or bipolar disorder, with a successful record of extramural funding, a strong interest in a highly collaborative research environment, and the skills and experience to play a leadership role in translation of research findings into clinical practice, including participation in the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge, Areas of research interest could include treatment or treatment dissemination, phenotyping, or mechanistic studies. The successful candidate must be qualified to perform clinical service in mood disorders, possess or be eligible for a California medical license, and must be board-eligible in psychiatry. Responsibilities will include teaching UCLA psychiatry residents, postdoctoral fellows, medical students and graduate students, and mentoring psychiatrists and other scientists who are developing careers in research.The UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences is an integral part of The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, a leading interdisciplinary research and education institute devoted to the understanding of complex human behavior and the causes, prevention and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders. To apply, submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching experience and future plans, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 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.

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Los Angeles, CA

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)