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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, In-Residence, Adjunct) - General Psychiatry

Application Window

Open date: October 8th, 2020

Next review date: Thursday, Sep 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Oct 8, 2021 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.

Position description

The Department of Psychiatry within the School of Medicine at UC San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. UC San Diego Psychiatry faculty provide exceptional clinical care, cutting-edge research, and educational excellence.

We seek outstanding applicants for non-tenured/ non-tenure track faculty positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. Successful candidates will be expected to teach or supervise UCSD trainees at various levels. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a strong commitment to the university community.

Candidates must have an MD or PhD or equivalent, in a discipline illuminating the nature, mechanisms, and treatment of various neuropsychiatric disorders. Candidates with an MD and applying for clinical positions must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board. Candidates with a PhD and applying for clinical positions must have graduated from an APA-accredited Doctoral Program which includes completion of an APA-accredited internship.

Strong clinical service, grant funding, record of scholarly achievement, and proven teaching experience are preferred.

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:
Adjunct Professor – see:
In-Residence Professor - see:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

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, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Requirements

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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)