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Senior Academic Psychologist Faculty Position

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UCLA’s Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, in conjunction with the Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART) and the Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) within the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, seeks full-time senior-level academic psychologist to participate in child and adult autism and neurodevelopmental disorder related research and clinical programs. Responsibilities for the position will combine independent and collaborative research, teaching and supervising duties, and direct clinical care in our re-organized and expanding ASD and neurodevelopmental disorder-related outpatient clinical programs for children and adults. The faculty appointment will be in the academic in-residence series with rank dependent on the prior experience of the individual. Prior clinical and research accomplishments including postdoctoral training; expertise in ASD and neurodevelopmental disorder diagnosis and treatment modalities; research treatment, phenotyping, and biomarker investigation, or other specialized research or clinical skills will be considered as added qualifications. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree, qualify for a faculty appointment at UCLA, and must possess or be eligible for a California Psychologist license.

Interested candidates should forward: i) curriculum vitae, ii) a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, and iii) the names and complete addresses of three references (do not send letters) to the application portal at Additional information about the position can be obtained by contacting James McCracken, M.D., Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division,, or 310-825-0470. Initial application review will occur in December 2017.

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 (Optional)

  • 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)