UCLA’s Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, in conjunction with the UCLA-Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital and the Semel Institute (a multi-disciplinary neuroscience research center), seeks a full-time entry-level academic child & adolescent psychiatrist to participate in growing child and transitional age youth mental health clinical and research programs. Responsibilities for the position will combine research and clinical care of youth exposed to trauma, child psychiatry teaching attending duties, direct clinical care, and other independent and collaborative research involvement. Prior clinical and/or research accomplishments, graduate research training, documented expertise in the care of children and adolescents with trauma-related sequelae, postdoctoral training with specialized research skills, or other specialized clinical skills will be considered as added qualifications. Candidates must qualify for an entry-level faculty appointment at UCLA, possess a permanent California medical license, be board certified in general psychiatry, and be board certified or board eligible in child psychiatry.
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 https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04533. Additional information about the position can be obtained by contacting James McCracken, M.D., Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 310-825-0470. Initial application review will begin in June 2019.
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.
California Medical License
Board certified in general psychiatry
Board certified or board eligible in child psychiatry
Internal Number: JPF04533
About UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
The UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences is the home within the David Geffen School of Medicine for faculty who are expert in the origins of and treatments for disorders of complex human behavior.
The Department is also an integral part of The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA which is a world leading, interdisciplinary research and education institute devoted to the understanding of complex human behaviour and the causes and consequences of neuropsychiatric disorders.
The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital is the department's flagship location for patient care at UCLA and has consistently been ranked among the top five facilities nationwide by U.S. News & World Reports.