Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences General Faculty Search

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Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences General Faculty Search: Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF06627

The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences in UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) is seeking faculty to work as a part of a team emphasizing high quality, patient-centered psychiatric in-patient and/or outpatient care. Applicants specializing in adult, geriatric, child and adolescent, and addiction psychiatry are invited to apply.
This is an outstanding opportunity to join an established department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences with an international reputation of excellence in education, research, and patient care. Time is allocated for didactic teaching, case conferences, and supervision of trainees. The successful candidate also will evaluate and treat their own patients. In addition, they will engage in scholarly or creative activities derived from and in support of their clinical teaching, professional, and service activities.
The department seeks applicants with a demonstrated commitment to academic and clinical excellence and diversity within our faculty, staff, and trainees. Teaching and supervisory experience of residents, fellows, and medical students is preferred. This recruitment is conducted at the Instructor/Assistant/Associate rank in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. Determination of rank and step will be based upon background, training, experience, and overall track record.
The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine is comprised of faculty members who are experts in the origins and treatment for disorders of complex human behavior.

The Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA is among the leading centers in the world for comprehensive patient care, research, and education in the fields of mental health, developmental disabilities, and neurology. It is the major psychiatry teaching facility of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, one of the nation's top-ranked medical centers. The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital is an independently accredited and licensed hospital. The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital's vision is to serve the health care needs of the community, its patients, and their families through excellence in research, education, and the delivery of neuropsychiatric and behavioral health services:

The department is affiliated with The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, which is an internationally renowned interdisciplinary research and education institute devoted to the understanding of complex human behavior and the causes and consequences of neuropsychiatric disorders:

Additionally, the department has a highly respected resident training program. This training program has access to a variety of clinical training sites, each of which provides residents with a unique learning experience:

Our department philosophy is aligned with UCLA campus leadership in the areas of recruiting and retaining individuals traditionally under-represented in the health sciences, LGBTQ, and individuals with disabilities, to reflect the diversity of the population we serve in the Los Angeles area. We further recognize that successfully recruiting people to join our enterprise is not the end of the story. It is also critical that we provide an environment in which all individuals in our workforce and trainee programs experience a professional, supportive, collaborative, and open environment and have the opportunity to thrive. We are dedicated to the ongoing pursuit of these goals.
The successful candidate must meet the following qualifications by time of hire:
Must hold an M.D., D.O., or medical equivalent degree and be board eligible or certified in Psychiatry plus any relevant subspecialty discipline; Must possess a valid California Medical License and Drug Enforcement Agency certificate.

Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience and achievements. The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

To apply, please submit i) a cover letter outlining academic interests and a brief statement on your diversity activities*; ii) an updated curriculum vitae; and iii) the names and contact information of three references to the application portal at For other information, send inquiries to [email protected].

(*Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

Cultural North Star. The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what's right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at

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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 & Affirmative Action Policy,


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UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

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