UCLA’s Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, in conjunction with the Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART) and the Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) within the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, seeks full-time entry- or mid-level academic psychiatrists to participate in child and adult autism and neurodevelopmental disorder related translational research and clinical programs. Responsibilities will combine independent and collaborative research, teaching and supervising duties, and direct clinical care in outpatient clinical programs for children and adults. The faculty appointment will be in the academic in-residence series with rank dependent on the experience of the individual. Prior clinical and research accomplishments including postdoctoral training; expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorder and neurodevelopmental disorder (eg. schizophrenia, neurogenetic syndromes) diagnosis and treatment; research interest in phenotyping, biomarker investigation, or treatment; or other specialized research or clinical skills will be considered added qualifications Candidates must possess an MD or MD/PhD degree, be board-certified or board-eligible in either general or child and adolescent psychiatry, qualify for a faculty appointment at UCLA, and possess or be eligible for a permanent California medical license. The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences has a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Candidates with a track record of mentoring and advising individuals from groups historically underrepresented in medicine are encouraged to apply.
To apply, go to https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02755 and submit curriculum vitae, a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, and the names and complete addresses of three references (do not send letters). Information about the position can be obtained by contacting Andrew Scott, Manager of Academic Personnel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 310-794-5852, and/or James McCracken, MD, Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division at email@example.com or 310-825-0470. Initial application review will begin in April, 2017.
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