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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, In-Residence, Adjunct) - Clinical Faculty Psychologist for Pain Psychology Program

Application Window

Open date: August 30th, 2021

Most recent review date: Sunday, May 1, 2022 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, Aug 30, 2022 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 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 (http://psychiatry.ucsd.edu) is currently seeking a clinical faculty psychologist experienced in the delivery of treatment services to individuals living with chronic pain who receive care within the UCSD Pain Management Clinic.

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. The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to maintain the highest standards of clinical care, teaching, and professional activities and to develop a climate that supports equality and diversity.

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: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-278.pdf
Clinical X Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-275.pdf
Adjunct Professor – see: http://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-280.pdf
In-Residence Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-270.pdf

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a PhD or PsyD from an APA-accredited Doctoral Program, which includes completion of an APA-accredited internship. Candidates must have experience in assessment, individual, and group therapy for patients with chronic pain and comorbid psychiatric symptoms. Candidates must be knowledgeable about evidence-based practice related to evaluation and treatment of patients with chronic pain.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with some experience in the supervision of psychology trainees, as well as evidence of scholarly or creative activity in the area of behavioral health are preferred. Preference will also 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.

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.

  • Statement of Interest - Candidates may also submit a statement of interest in or evidence of clinical experience with chronic pain populations and program development.
    (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02858

Help contact: jhorning@ucsd.edu

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego 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, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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