Assistant Professor - Clinical Psychology, PsyD Program (Los Angeles)
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The APA-accredited Clinical Psychology PsyD Program in the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University-Los Angeles invites applications for three full-time core faculty appointments at the Assistant Professor rank to begin in August 2021 (August, 17th, 2021). The program offers three emphasis areas: Clinical Health Psychology (HEALTH), Family/Child and Couple (FACE), and Multicultural Community-Clinical Psychology (MCCP). It also offers a Multi-Interest Option (MIO) for faculty and students who choose not to join an emphasis area.
We are seeking candidates from diverse backgrounds with clinical research and professional practice expertise to provide doctoral-level instruction and dissertation mentoring in these emphasis areas and/or the Multi-Interest Option, as well as in core areas of discipline-specific knowledge and profession-wide competency. One position is for teaching research design and statistics specifically, while the other two are for teaching other core courses of the PsyD curriculum. While other courses may become available, we are particularly interested in applicants whose educational background and/or professional experiences qualify them to teach doctoral-level courses in the following areas:
All three positions require participation in Clinical Dissertations as Chair and/or Committee Member, which our faculty find to be one of the most rewarding aspects of their work with graduate students. The positions also allow for teaching electives in the candidate's area of expertise. Areas of special interest to the program are child/pediatric psychology, neuropsychology, sports psychology, military psychology, forensic psychology, substance use treatment, and diversity related topics that help prepare students for working with underserved populations. Ability to teach clinical topics that help improve the wellbeing of diverse populations and that are well-grounded in research and other evidence-based literature is expected for candidates interested in teaching electives. Ability to integrate clinical expertise into teaching and scholarship is highly desirable. All three positions allow for collaboration with faculty across emphasis areas, clinical programs, and all campuses in the Alliant system.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Minimum Qualifications for the statistics/research design position:
Minimum Qualifications for the other two (2) position:
CSPP offers APA-accredited doctoral programs (PsyD and PhD) in Clinical Psychology at five campuses in California, COAMFTE-accredited master's and doctoral programs in Marital and Family Therapy at four campuses in California, and a national postdoctoral master's program in psychopharmacology. CSPP's mission is to provide the highest quality education, training, research and service in professional psychology and related human service fields. We strive to improve the quality of life by fostering respect for human diversity in a multicultural and international society and by combating discrimination in all its forms. We seek to redefine excellence in scholarship via models of applied clinical research that provide a solid framework to understand and address problems of contemporary life.
The Los Angeles Clinical Psychology PsyD program has been continuously accredited by APA since 1991 and is housed within the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP), which endorses professional practice and competency-based training models.
The program provides a strong generalist foundation in clinical health service psychology, emphasizing the applications of theory and research to evidence-based practice within a multicultural society. Training across multiple domains includes the ethical values and orientation of the professional psychologist; the psychological, biological, sociocultural, and systemic factors that influence human behavior, and population-based intervention strategies from a variety of theoretical frameworks.
The Los Angeles Clinical Psychology PsyD Program campus is located approximately 8 miles east of Downtown Los Angeles, in the city of Alhambra, embedded in a vibrant metropolitan area that is rich in culture and has wonderful weather year-round. Faculty interested in working with diverse communities find Los Angeles an ideal place for pursing their professional goals and to establish their career. Many maintain a small clinical or consulting practice while working for the PsyD program, which allows them to remain engaged in the provision of direct services to clinical and/or consulting clients while holding an academic appointment. Faculty are expected to teach, chair dissertations, and participate in program activities during the Fall and Spring terms but have Summers off. They receive an annual stipend for their own professional development and can also apply for grants from the university for innovative programs or research they want to develop. All new hires begin contract with a seed grant to help start a new line of research. There is also opportunity for tuition waiver for Alliant courses leading to a degree or certificate for the employee, their children, and their spouse/partner. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups in academia and in society at large are strongly encouraged to apply, in alignment with the program's commitment to actively increase diversity at all levels.
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Company: Alliant International University, Inc.
Country: United States of America
City: Los Angeles
Postal Code: 91803
Job ID: 130421
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