The candidate should have training in history, mental health services, and qualitative data collection and analyses and would be expected to collaborate closely with UCLA scientists from related disciplines with ongoing or planned initiatives related to the Mental Health Services Act.
The candidate should have a working knowledge of mental health theory and treatment in the 20th century. The successful candidate will have experience in ethnographic interviewing and observation in mental health settings and experience in archival research and text analysis. Additionally, the candidate should have knowledge of both grounded theory and narrative analyses. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a coding scheme for analysis of interview datasets, design sampling plans and semi-structured interview design to collect additional data, design and carry out plans for ethnographic observations in mental health settings, analyze archival documents on mental health policy to supplement interview analysis, and collaborate with other team members to integrate qualitative and quantitative analyses.
Send curriculum vitae, a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, and the names and complete addresses of three references (do not send letters) via email to: Center for Health & Society administrator, Rosalinda Cardenas,at Rcardenas@mednet.ucla.edu. Deadline for applications is February 8, 2013.
UCLA is an EOE.