Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the Psychology Department of UCLA

The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track/tenured Assistant, Associate, or full Professor with a specialty in mood disorders. We are interested in applicants who are pursing innovative research using state-of-the art methods to advance our understanding of affective processes in human models. Individuals pursuing scholarship regarding these topics in underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Ample opportunities exist for collaborative research with faculty in the David Geffen School of Medicine, the Fielding School of Public Health, and other units at UCLA. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field no later than one year after hire, and should demonstrate a strong track record of productive and impactful research. In addition to an outstanding record of research and potential for extramural research support, the successful candidate will demonstrate a history of, or the potential for, contributing to the teaching, mentoring, and service missions of the Department and University. Individuals with a history of mentoring individuals from underrepresented groups in the sciences are encouraged to include details in their statement of contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the position is filled; candidates are urged to apply before October 7, 2018. Applications should include a cover letter, a C.V., at least 3 letters of recommendation, separate statements of research goals, approach to teaching,  contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion (no more than 3 pages each), and 3 relevant publications. Applications may be submitted to Requests for information should be sent to the search committee at (include JPF04030 in the subject).

We encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a strong record of mentoring students from under-represented groups.

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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