Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Irvine, CA
Jun 07, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • School of Medicine - Psychiatry & Human Behavior


    Open date: June 6th, 2017

    Next review date: July 31st, 2017
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: July 31st, 2017
    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


    The University of California, Irvine is recruiting an Assistant Professor for its growing Department of Psychiatry and new Sleep center. The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher in sleep neuroscience, in particular, quantitative EEG and neuroimaging approaches to understanding neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, and the relationship between sleep and cognitive function. This is a Professor Series (academic senate) tenure-line appointment. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience. UC Irvine, located in Orange County, with a population of more than three million, has a long and distinguished tradition of excellence in neuroscience.

    Requirements - Research-related experience in sleep, EEG analysis, neurodegenerative diseases and/or functional imaging desirable. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or a M.D. degree and a record of high-quality research, with scholarly activity and publications commensurate with experience. Candidates with extramural funding or submitted applications for mentored or independent awards, particularly from the federal government, are especially sought. It is expected that the successful candidate will develop an extramurally funded research program.
    For further information and correspondence, please contact:
    Ruth M. Benca, M.D. - Ph.D.
    Professor and Chair
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
    Bldg. 3, Room 367
    Orange, CA 92868

    TO APPLY: Please log onto UCI RECRUIT located at

    Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:
    1. Cover letter
    2. Curriculum vitae
    3. Statement of Research-Please include a description of current research and future plans.
    4. Three references with contact information
    5. Diversity Statement

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA


    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Cover Letter
    • Statement of Research - Please include a description of current research and future plans.
    • Statement of Teaching
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
    • Three References with contact information
    3-8 references required (contact information only)


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