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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X) Pain Psychology

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 28th, 2019

Last review date: Friday, Feb 7, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Oct 27, 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 Department of Psychiatry at the UC San Diego School of Medicine is committed to academic and clinical excellence and diversity within our faculty, staff, and trainees. The Department ( is currently seeking a clinical psychologist experienced in the delivery of treatment services to individuals living with chronic pain who receive care within the UCSD Pain Management Clinic.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an APA-accredited Doctoral Program, which includes completion of an APA-accredited internship. Applicants must be licensed in California. Applicants must have experience in assessment, individual, and group therapy for patients with chronic pain and comorbid psychiatric symptoms. Applicants must be knowledgeable about evidence-based practice related to evaluation and treatment of patients with chronic pain. They must have some experience in the supervision of psychology trainees. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong track record in clinical care, program development, an interest or experience in clinical research on chronic pain, and experience working in a multi-disciplinary setting. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to maintain the highest standards of clinical care, teaching, and professional activities and to develop a climate that supports equality and diversity.

The UCSD Department of Psychiatry seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our strong commitment to the twin goals of achievement of excellence and diversity among our faculty and staff.

Interested applicants must submit a CV, a cover letter and a separate statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity (For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see Candidates may also submit a statement of interest in or evidence of clinical experience with chronic pain populations and program development. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. For consideration, please apply via

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

San Diego, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Statement of Clinical experience - statement of interest in or evidence of clinical experience with chronic pain populations and program development

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)