Clinical Faculty Position, 75% FTE, Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

General Summary:  The position is for a .75 FTE clinical faculty member who teaches, advises students, chairs dissertation committees, serves as clinical supervisor, and conducts scholarly and creative work in the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (PsyD). Area of expertise is open with a preference for academic expertise in at least two of the following areas: research methodology, psychological assessment, clinical practice, multicultural psychology, broad and general psychological science, couple and family psychology, family forensic psychology, data analysis. A commitment to quality training in a practitioner-scholar program is required.


a.    Engagement in Student Learning: Teaching load of doctoral level courses will be determined in consultation with the PsyD Program Chair and VPAA, dependent on program needs. Conducts workshops on additional topics as needed. Serves as academic advisor to assigned students in regard to academic progress and professional development. Serves as dissertation chair or faculty reader on 8-12 dissertations. Develops curriculum for courses that are taught.

b.    Engagement in Scholarship and Creative Work: Conducts academic research, publications, and presentations at professional organizations. Maintains membership in professional organizations such as the American Psychological Association, California Psychological Association, or the Santa Barbara Psychological Association. Attends professional trainings, conferences and workshops to enhance professional growth and expertise in clinical psychology, family psychology, multicultural psychology, broad and general psychological science, or forensic psychology.

c.     Engagement in Service: Participates in community service and/or local, statewide and national professional organizations.

d.    Engagement in Institutional Citizenship: Serves on admissions committee, review applications and participate in interviewing of candidates. Serves as mentor to adjunct colleagues. Facilitates in the collection of data for program evaluation and accreditation processes. Assists in assigned aspects of the doctoral program including the development of workshops or special events, and student, alumni, and faculty surveys. Participates in the development and revision of the curriculum.

e.    Other duties as needed: Participates in program development, grant-writing, and other departmental initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned by the program Chair.


a. Doctoral Degree in Psychology from a regionally accredited college or university. Psychology licensure or licensure eligibility a plus.

b. Faculty and higher education administrative experience.

c. Experience in a multicultural environment with a demonstrated commitment to culturally diverse learners.

d. Experience in curriculum development and program evaluation.

e. Detail orientation and organizational ability.

f. Knowledge of American Psychological Association Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct and Board of Psychology regulations.

g. Grant writing and program development experience a plus.

h. Ability to get along well with others and be a positive member of the AUSB community.

i. Ability to work independently with a high degree of independent judgment and the ability to meet goals in a timely manner.

j. A strong commitment and understanding of the AUSB mission. An understanding of and commitment to AUSB students, especially adult learners and non-traditional students.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general psychology periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Hours of Employment:  This is a .75 FTE position. The work schedule will be established in consultation with the department Chair with some evenings and/or weekend hours required. The normal week is Monday through Friday, 8am – 6pm.

Compensation and Benefits: Salary is dependent upon placement on the Faculty Salary Schedule. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, paid holidays, sick leave, life insurance, and pension plan. Eligible for tuition benefit after one year of employment.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 


To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Please reference the job title in the subject line of the email. 

Antioch University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and when appropriate, a financial credit and/or motor vehicle history check.

Posted: 8/26/14         Starting Date: 10/1/14

Starting salary range: $46,200 – $52,500 starting salary

Antioch University provides equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification.