GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY
The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Program (MAP) at Antioch University Los Angeles is searching for multiple full-time core faculty positions to teach in the Master of Arts in Psychology Department.
The Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology program (MAP) in Southern California is part of the Division of Applied Psychology in the Graduate School of Counseling, Psychology, and Therapy---the largest and fastest growing school in the Antioch University system. The School offers courses in a variety of instructional delivery modalities including campus-based face-to-face, Hybrid, low residency, and completely on-line options.
The MAP curriculum is infused with social justice as a foundational frame, while practical experience and self-reflection provide context to support the development of well-rounded practitioners. Our curriculum meets all educational requirements for students to qualify for application as Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT) with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Students may also choose to qualify as Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC). Currently, our students in the MAP program choose specializations in Addiction and Recovery, Psychological Trauma Studies, Spiritual and Depth Psychology, LGBT Affirmative Psychology, Professional Clinical Counseling, Child Studies, Applied Community Psychology, and General Practice Specialization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Core faculty members have responsibility in all four areas of faculty engagement including student learning, scholarship, service, and institutional citizenship. The percent of time devoted to each area varies with unit needs, and individual skills and capacities, and stage of career. Early-career core faculty members will be provided with guidance from experienced faculty members. MA Psychology core faculty report to the Chair of the MA in Psychology Department.
The six to nine teaching units each quarter may include some evening or weekend campus teaching as well as online course delivery when assigned. Student advising requires knowledge of Antioch policies and a quarterly review of student advisees’ academic records and progress. Student advising also requires availability during regular office hours and timely response to students by email, telephone or Zoom.
A core faculty member will be asked to serve on program and university committees and is expected to participate in the work of the faculty, including developing the MAP curriculum and ensuring the quality of the curriculum and instruction to meet program, specialization, and California MFT licensure requirements.
The core faculty member performs other duties as may be assigned by the Chair.
An earned doctorate in Clinical or Counseling psychology or terminal degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution is required.
Competitive candidates will have additional qualifications that may include:
While Antioch core faculty are normally unranked, individuals wishing to do so may apply to acquire rank designation as assistant, associate or full professor.
While performing the duties of this job, the faculty member is regularly required to sit, stand, use hands and fingers, and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Requires daily use of computer and other standard office equipment.
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Antioch University LA reserves the right to change the duties of the job description at any time.
Qualified applicants are required to submit: a cover letter referencing the job title; curriculum vitae; and three (3) professional references, including name, email, and phone numbers.
This search will remain open until qualified candidates have been hired.
ABOUT ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY LOS ANGELES
Antioch University is a private, nonprofit institution, and is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Since its founding in 1852, Antioch University has stayed at the forefront of social justice, inclusion, and equality for all people, regardless of ethnicity, gender, creed, orientation, or ability.
In its five nationwide campuses–Keene NH, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Seattle, and Yellow Springs OH–and its online programs, Antioch University remains an historic leader in progressive, student-centered higher education. The Los Angeles campus serves 1100 students and has an undergraduate degree completion program and five graduate degree programs. The largest of these programs is the MA in Psychology program which prepares students for the state licensure in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as the Professional Clinical Counselor license.
Antioch University Los Angeles provides rigorous progressive education to prepare students for the complexities of today’s diverse societies. Combining dynamic scholarship and creative endeavor with experiential learning and reflective practice, AULA fosters personal and collective agency, global citizenship, and socially conscious leadership.
Beginning with just twelve students in 1972, Antioch University Los Angeles (AULA) now educates more than 1100 adult students each year. With more than 8,000 distinguished alumni, AULA has continued to serve the diverse communities of the greater Los Angeles area for 50 years.
The core values of social justice, service to community, and lifelong learning comprise the heart of the AULA BA degree completion program and MA degree programs in education and teacher credentialing, psychology, and urban sustainability, and an MFA in creative writing. Partnerships with community organizations provide students with unique experiential learning opportunities.
AULA offers a unique and dynamic graduate and undergraduate education that is centered on the values of social justice, community engagement and life-long learning.
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.
NOTE: The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
This position is included in the bargaining unit of Antioch University faculty that is represented by SEIU Local 925. Terms and conditions of employment for bargaining unit positions are subject to change based on collective bargaining.