GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY
The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Program (MAP) at Antioch
University Los Angeles is searching for two full-time core faculty positions
to teach in the Master of Arts in Psychology Department.
Each core faculty position requires teaching 24 quarter units during a nine-
month contract year, advising students, and participating in faculty meetings.
It may also involve program development, curriculum development, and other
assigned duties. MA Psychology core faculty report to the Chair of the MA in
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
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 campus 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
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
related field from a regionally accredited institution is required.
Additional qualifications include:
A demonstrated record of at least three years of successful teaching
experience at the graduate level. Teaching experience in a clinical
curriculum is highly valued.
Demonstrated commitment to socio-cultural diversity and social justice. We
are particularly interested in psychology professionals with a commitment
and track record of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in the
realms of research, teaching and/or service.
Academic background and experience in any of the following—LGBTQ studies,
trauma studies, child studies, community psychology, addiction and
recovery studies, critical race and gender studies, multicultural
psychology, Latinx Studies, Black Studies, depth psychology, mindfulness
studies, liberation psychology, ecopsychology, or somatic psychology.
Significant record of publication and/or clinical or community
professional experience related to the clinical training curriculum.
LMFT, LPCC, APA, or LCSW clinical licensure or within one year of
Bilingual capability is a plus.
Benefits include medical insurance, paid holidays, sick and vacation, life
insurance, disability option, and retirement plan. Employees are eligible to
apply for a tuition benefit after one year of employment.
While Antioch core faculty are normally unranked, individuals wishing to do so
may apply to acquire rank designation as assistant, associate or full
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. To apply, click here.
Documents submitted via email as attachments must be in Microsoft Word or pdf
format. Review of applications will continue until finalists are selected.
Interviews of candidates will begin in October, 2021. This search will remain
open until two 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
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 nearly 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
AULA offers a unique and dynamic graduate and undergraduate education that is
centered on the values of social justice, community engagement and life-long
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.