Senior Investigator Position in Mood Disorders Research

The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California
February 09 2017


Senior Investigator in Mood Disorders Research

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 investigator in the Mood Disorders Research Program. This full-time tenure-equivalent position will be filled at the level of Associate Professor or Professor. 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, but are not limited to, treatment, phenotyping, or basic-translational studies.

The successful candidate must be qualified to perform clinical service in mood disorders, must possess or be eligible for a California medical license, and must be board-certified in psychiatry. Responsibilities will include teaching UCLA psychiatry residents or fellows in the Mood Disorders programs, postdoctoral fellows, medical students and graduate students, and mentoring psychiatrists who are developing careers in mood disorder 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.

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.

To apply, submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching experience and future plans, and contact information for three references to the posting at Review of applications will begin March 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.