Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology PsyD, CA School of Professional Psychology, LA Campus

  • Alliant International University
  • Alhambra, CA, USA
  • Oct 23, 2020
Full time   Psychology

Job Description




Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology PsyD, CA School of Professional Psychology, LA Campus

Category: Faculty
Department: CSPP
Locations: Alhambra, CA
Posted: Sep 14, 2020
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: Contract

About Alliant International University:
Alliant International University's mission is to provide students with the highest quality of education through innovation in scholarship, applied training and research, and community service, particularly to underserved populations. The University's goal is to equip students with the competencies they need to improve the quality of human life by addressing major contemporary social issues. Core competencies of the University's training programs include cultural diversity, which is infused in courses and field placements and is manifest in the diversity of its students and faculty.

Job Description:
The APA-accredited Clinical Psychology PsyD Program in the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University-Los Angeles invites applications for two full-time core faculty appointments at the Assistant Professor rank to begin in August 2021 (August, 17, 2021).

Our program offers three emphasis areas: Clinical Health Psychology, Family/Child and Couple, and Multicultural Community-Clinical Psychology, as well as a Multi-Interest Option for faculty and students who choose not to join an emphasis area. We are seeking candidates with clinical research and professional practice expertise to provide doctoral-level instruction in these emphasis areas and/or the Multi-Interest Option, as well as in core areas of discipline-specific knowledge and profession-wide competency. We are particularly interested in applicants from diverse backgrounds who are qualified to teach doctoral-level courses in the areas of statistics and research design, or biological bases of behavior. In addition, we are also interested in individuals who are proficient in clinical psychology and clinical interventions. Proficiency in the ability to teach about research with diverse populations (BIPOC) is preferred. The ability to integrate clinical expertise into teaching and scholarship is highly desirable.

Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, in alignment with the program's commitment to actively increase diversity at all levels.

Additional Information:
Employment contingent on a successful background check.

Anti-Discrimination Policy: Alliant International University prohibits discrimination in employment and in its educational programs and activities, including admission or access thereto, on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or associational preference.

Alliant International University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to ensuring a high quality of education through the diversity of the University community and the curriculum. Women, people of color, people with disabilities and people from other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as we actively seek to increase diversity at all levels. The University will conduct its programs, services and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders.

This policy is governed by Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the regulations implementing these statutes, and applicable federal and California law.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The position requires the ability to provide doctoral-level instruction and dissertation supervision to graduate students from diverse backgrounds with a range of prior clinical and academic experiences. The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, collaboration, infusion of appreciation for individual/cultural diversity throughout all professional activities, and productive scholarship.

Required minimum qualifications:
1. PsyD or PhD degree in clinical psychology (or a closely related field) from an APA-accredited institution.
2. California licensure or license eligibility.
3. Exemplary clinical training background.
4. Commitment to educating and training a diverse student body.

Preferred qualifications:
1. Completion of an APA-accredited internship.
2. Experience in supervising dissertation research.
3. Clinical and/or research expertise in mental health issues with oppressed populations such as ethnic/racial minorities, international populations, LGBTQ populations, and/or persons with disabilities.
4. Familiarity with APA accreditation processes.

Application Details

Application Instructions:
Please attache the following items:
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Letter of interest describing interest in and fit for the position
3. Evidence of excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship
Also, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the Search Chair: Dr. Elaine Burke ( Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

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