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Assistant, Associate or Full Research or Project Scientist - Psychiatry

Application Window

Open date: September 29th, 2021

Last review date: Sunday, Oct 17, 2021 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: Thursday, Sep 29, 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 (http://psychiatry.ucsd.edu/Pages/default.aspx) within the School of Medicine at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body.

The Department of Psychiatry is conducting an open search for Project Scientists and Research Scientists (Assistant, Associate or Full level) in various disciplines illuminating the nature, mechanisms, and treatment of various neuropsychiatric disorders https://medschool.ucsd.edu/som/psychiatry/research/Pages/Programs-and-Centers.aspx

At UC San Diego, Project Scientists make significant and creative contributions to a research project, and may be ongoing members of a research team, or may be employed for a limited period of time to contribute high-level skills to a specific research program.

At UC San Diego, Research Scientists are academic researchers who develop and lead independent research and creative programs equivalent to that required for the Ladder Rank Professor series, garner scholarly reputation, and generate high caliber publications and research products. Research Scientists should serve as a Principal Investigator and have the major responsibility and leadership for their research programs.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

•Project Scientist - see: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-311.pdf

•Research Scientist - see: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-310.pdf

Appointment level/rank is dependent upon academic experience and scholarly achievements.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Required Qualifications: Doctorate degree or its equivalent in a discipline illuminating the nature, mechanisms, and treatment of various neuropsychiatric disorders.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

    Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral or equivalent experience

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • 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)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02874

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. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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