Position in History and Social Studies Medicine


UCLA?s Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior (an interdisciplinary research and education institute devoted to the understanding of complex human behavior), are seeking applications for a full-time tenure-equivalent faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank; levelto be commensurate with background and experience. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of excellence in scholarship that focuses on the intersection of the social sciences and medicine. Candidates must possess an established record of publication. A demonstrated ability to secure extramural funding is preferred. The position includes doctoral and postdoctoral teaching and training responsibilities; excellent teaching skills and the ability to mentor students is required. Though preference will be given to individuals with expertise in the history of medicine and who hold both an M.D. and a Ph.D., we welcome applications from scholars in other fields such as, but not limited to, sociology, anthropology, and public health. The successful candidate will hold his or her primary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and a joint appointment in the department(s)best suited to his or her research.He or she will also play an active role in the newly created Social Science Track of the David Geffen School of Medicine Medical Scientist Training Program and in expanding the role of history and social studies of medicine within the Medical School. For further information please contact Joel Braslow, M.D., at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin September 15 and the deadline for applications is November 1, 2014. 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, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.