Recruitment Posting: George F. Solomon Endowed Term Chair in Psychobiology

June 18, 2015

RECRUITMENT PERIOD: Open Jun 3, 2015 through Sep 1, 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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