Position for a Geriatric Psychiatrist University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05304
Open date: February 14th, 2020
Next review date: Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Division of Geriatric Psychiatry of UCLA's Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, in conjunction with the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, is offering a position for a junior faculty psychiatrist, either at the level of Clinical Instructor or Assistant Clinical Professor rank. This position is an opportunity to cultivate an academic geriatric psychiatry career in a highly productive university teaching hospital setting. An M.D. or D.O. degree and an interest in clinical care and education relevant to geriatric psychiatry are required. The initial appointment rank will be commensurate with experience.
The position will involve clinical and teaching responsibilities for psychiatry residents, postdoctoral fellows, and medical students. Clinical, research, educational, and leadership opportunities exist in mood and cognitive disorders, neuroimaging, genetics, translational research, innovative geriatric care delivery, inpatient, outpatient, ECT, and other areas. Previous collaborative research activity would be useful since the Division offers and supports numerous opportunities for collaborative clinical research, particularly in innovative interventions. Candidates who are eligible for consideration must have completed or will complete (by July 2020) a geriatric psychiatry fellowship training program. Also, candidates must possess or be eligible for a permanent California medical license and must be board-eligible in psychiatry.
To apply, please submit a i) cover letter, ii) curriculum vitae, iii) statement of career interests, a brief statement about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and iii) contact information for at least three potential references . For more information about please contact Chay Zhu, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.