The UCLA Department of Psychology seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor with a specialty in clinical depression. We are interested in applicants pursuing innovative research with human participants to advance the understanding of affective, cognitive, environmental, social, cultural, or biobehavioral processes contributing to the etiology, maintenance, prevention, and/or treatment of depression.

Research programs may include experimental psychopathology, developmental psychopathology, affective neuroscience focused on depressive disorders, depression in underserved and underrepresented groups, mechanisms through which social determinants affect risk for depression, and innovative approaches to prevent and treat depression, among others. Ample opportunities exist for collaborative research within the Department and across 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. Applicants with a demonstrated history of and commitment to teaching or mentoring students from underrepresented groups in the sciences are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the recruitment closing date; candidates are urged to apply before October 1, 2020. 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 JPF005787 in the subject).

We encourage applications from women and minority individuals. UCLA has programs to assist in partner employment, childcare, schooling and other family concerns. For additional information, visit

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