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Assistant Professor Position - The Department of Psychology in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California
(Posted 9/1/2015)


The Department of Psychology in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position with an anticipated start date of Fall 2016. We seek applicants doing leading-edge research in clinical psychology from a lifespan perspective. Areas of research interest include but are not limited to: clinical geropsychology, clinical health psychology, health disparities, clinical neuropsychology, clinical neuroscience, developmental psychopathology, and/or evaluation of interventions. The USC clinical program emphasizes clinical science, is one of the first programs to receive PCSAS accreditation, and has one of the earliest clinical geropsychology specialty tracks in the nation.

All applicants are required to have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: . The applicant should upload cover letter, CV, research statement, representative scholarly papers, and names of three referees. Please send any inquiries to Professor Margaret Gatz at 

Screening of applicants will begin October 15, 2015.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting


Please send any inquiries to Professor Margaret Gatz at 

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Recruitment Posting: George F. Solomon Endowed Term Chair in Psychobiology
(Posted 7/29/2015)



The Semel Institute at UCLA seeks a research scientist for a full-time mid-career faculty appointment and for consideration for the George F. Solomon Endowed Term Chair in Psychobiology. The Chair will support the teaching and research activities of a faculty member whose expertise, research, and teaching focus will be in psychoneuroimmunology and who will provide leadership in innovative programs in the Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute, and the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. The term of this Chair will be three years. Funding from the Chair may be used to pay salary, or provide support for graduate assistants and postdoctoral fellows, laboratory research, equipment, supplies, educational activities, clinical trials, or other related areas.

It is expected that this faculty appointment, together with the Chair as provided, will promote interdisciplinary research, education, and training opportunities across psychology, neuroscience, and immunology, which together align with the mission of the Cousins Center to advance understanding of the role of psychological well-being for health and recovery from illness, and the translation of such knowledge into effective behavioral strategies that prevent disease, promote healing and enhance well-being across the life span. Candidates must show a sustained record of nationally recognized excellence in interdisciplinary research in psychoneuroimmunology, along with demonstrated leadership and innovation in teaching and research training. Applicant preference will be given be to those at Associate Professor or above.

For further information please contact Michael Irwin, M.D., at ( Deadline for applications is September 1, 2015. 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.

George F. Solomon Endowed Term Chair in Psychobiology

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Recruitment Details - UCLA Academic RECRUIT 6/18/15, 1:57 PM



• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
• Cover Letter
• Statement of Research
• Statement of Teaching
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential
• contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)
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Michael R. Irwin, M.D.
Cousins Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Distinguished Professor of Psychology, UCLA College of Letters and Sciences
Director, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute for Neuroscience
Director, Mindful Awareness Research Center
300 UCLA Medical Plaza #3109
Los Angeles, CA 90095
310 825 8281
310 794 9247 fax

Consultative Liaison Psychiatrist, Colorado Permanente Medical Group
(Posted 6/18/2015)


Get more out of your life and your career at the Colorado Permanente Medical Group. We are a physician-managed, integrated, multi-specialty healthcare system. Now is a particularly exciting time to join the team as healthcare changes continue to bring exponential growth and opportunity to KP Colorado.

Currently we have a full-time opening for a BE/BC Inpatient Psychiatrist for our consult-liaison psychiatry service in our Behavioral Health Department. This physician will work at SCL Good Samaritan in Lafayette, near Boulder. Join our collegial team with an excellent support staff that currently practices the future of integrated medicine!

This physician will provide psychiatric consultation for patients admitted to the medical/surgical service of the hospital as well as to the Emergency Department. Additional duties include coverage on the inpatient psychiatry service at least one weekend per month as well providing vacation and other coverage for the consultation-liaison service at SCL St. Joseph Hospital. Other duties may include virtual consultation to primary care offices and other emergency rooms. Experience in C/L is required, sub-specialty certification is preferred.

The advantages of working with us include our comprehensive network of support, state-of-the-art electronic medical records system (HealthConnect -'Epic-based and EPIC ASAP), collegial team environment and excellent compensation and benefit package.

Kaiser Permanente Colorado has been named the #1 Commercial Health Plan, #1 Medicare Health Plan in Colorado and earned top level Patient-Centered Medical Home designation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Our members have rated the organization's health plan highest in member satisfaction in Colorado for a fifth consecutive year, according to J.D. Power and Associates.

You'll also enjoy living in Colorado, an area known for its beautiful natural attractions and four season recreational amenities. Our mild temperatures and diverse culture make us an ideal place for those who love a community rich in arts and entertainment.

Must be BC/BE in Psychiatry. Experienced physicians are encouraged to apply.  


Amy Chang, Senior Talent Selection Specialist

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Clinical Psychologist - Assistant Professor - University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute - PsychoOncology
(Posted 5/26/2015)


PhD - Clinical Psychologist - Cancer

Faculty opportunities in the Biobehavioral Oncology Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center) for a license-eligible clinical psychologist interested in combining research and clinical work with cancer patients and their families (Psycho-oncology, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine).

Outstanding clinical skills and experience with chronic disease patients are requirements, as is a strong track record of research productivity.

Individuals with interest and expertise in randomized intervention trials, and/or psychobiological mechanism studies in patient-centered research are strongly encouraged to apply. Specific training and clinical experience in psycho-oncology is a plus. The successful candidate will evidence a dedication to clinical care, as well to collaborative interdisciplinary research, and have an appreciation of the power of translational perspectives. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants should apply electronically by sending: 1) a curriculum vita; 2) a letter of interest clearly describing how their background would synergize with ongoing clinical care and cancer-related research at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as highlighting qualifications, areas of expertise, and future goals; 3) names and contact information for three references. Email:

Review of applications will begin immediately with the goal of recruitment as soon as possible. The University of Pittsburgh (, ranked 7th nationally in NIH funding, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.



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