Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences General Faculty Search: Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05549
The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences in UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) is seeking faculty to work as a part of a team emphasizing high quality, patient-centered psychiatric in-patient and/or outpatient care. Applicants specializing in adult, geriatric, and child and adolescent psychiatry are invited to apply. This is an outstanding opportunity to join an established department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences with an international reputation of excellence in education, research, and patient care. Time is allocated for didactic teaching, case conferences, and supervision of trainees. The successful candidate also will evaluate and treat their own patients. In addition, they will engage in scholarly or creative activities derived from and in support of their clinical teaching, professional, and service activities. The department seeks applicants with a demonstrated commitment to academic and clinical excellence and diversity within our faculty, staff, and trainees. Teaching and supervisory experience of residents, fellows, and medical students is preferred. This recruitment is conducted at the Instructor/Assistant/Associate rank in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. Determination of rank and step will be based upon background, training, experience, and overall track record. The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine is comprised of faculty members who are experts in the origins and treatment for disorders of complex human behavior.
The Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA is among the leading centers in the world for comprehensive patient care, research, and education in the fields of mental health, developmental disabilities, and neurology. It is the major psychiatry teaching facility of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, one of the nation's top-ranked medical centers. The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital is an independently accredited and licensed hospital. The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital's vision is to serve the health care needs of the community, its patients, and their families through excellence in research, education, and the delivery of neuropsychiatric and behavioral health services: https://www.uclahealth.org/resnick/department-of-psychiatry-and-biobehavioral-sciences
The department is affiliated with The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, which is an internationally renowned interdisciplinary research and education institute devoted to the understanding of complex human behavior and the causes and consequences of neuropsychiatric disorders: https://www.semel.ucla.edu/
Our department philosophy is aligned with UCLA campus leadership in the areas of recruiting and retaining individuals traditionally under-represented in the health sciences, LGBTQ, and individuals with disabilities, to reflect the diversity of the population we serve in the Los Angeles area. We further recognize that successfully recruiting people to join our enterprise is not the end of the story. It is also critical that we provide an environment in which all individuals in our workforce and trainee programs experience a professional, supportive, collaborative, and open environment and have the opportunity to thrive. We are dedicated to the ongoing pursuit of these goals. The successful candidate must meet the following qualifications by time of hire: Must hold an M.D., D.O., or medical equivalent degree and be board eligible or certified in Psychiatry plus any relevant subspecialty discipline; Must possess a valid California Medical License and Drug Enforcement Agency certificate.
Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience and achievements. The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Cultural North Star. The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what's right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at https://medschool.ucla.edu/cultural-north-star.
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: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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 & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.