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 junior-level academic psychologist to participate in child and adult autism and neurodevelopmental disorder related research and clinical programs. Responsibilities for the position will combine independent and collaborative research, teaching and supervising duties, and direct clinical care in our re-organized and expanding ASD and neurodevelopmental disorder-related outpatient clinical programs for children and adults. The faculty appointment will be in the health sciences clinical professor with rank dependent on the prior experience of the individual. Prior clinical and research accomplishments including postdoctoral training; current grant funding, expertise in ASD and neurodevelopmental disorder diagnosis and treatment modalities; research treatment, phenotyping, and biomarker investigation, or other specialized research or clinical skills will be considered as added qualifications. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree, qualify for a faculty appointment at UCLA, and must possess or be eligible for a California Psychologist license.
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/JPF04531. 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.
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.
Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree
California Psychologist License
2-3 Years Postdoctoral training
Internal Number: JPF04531
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.