Assistant Professor, PsyD, FT Term
The University of San Francisco (USF) is searching for a full-time faculty
member for a term appointment to join the School of Nursing and Health
Professions in the Clinical Psychology PsyD Program.
The faculty position carries with it an expectation for excellence in teaching
and academic and professional service. Candidates with expertise in African
Centered/Black Psychology and/or psychological assessment (i.e.,
administration and integrated reports) are strongly encouraged to apply.
The PsyD program is a five-year, year-round doctoral training program that
admitted its first cohort of students in Fall 2013 and was accreditation, on
contingency from the American Psychological Association, in Summer 2018.
The mission of the USF Clinical Psychology PsyD Program is to offer a rigorous
program of study that emphasizes clinical and scholarly work with underserved
populations and focuses on training culturally-responsive health service
psychologists to work in interprofessional, integrated behavioral health
settings. Graduates are proficient in the empirical and theoretical
underpinnings of integrated, behavioral health interventions while sensitive
to contextual, cultural, spiritual, and socioeconomic environments of
individuals and communities. Advancing the Mission of the University of San
Francisco, the primary focus is to address disparities in the delivery of
physical and mental health services to people who are underserved and
marginalized. The PsyD program is committed to the recruitment and retention
of diverse faculty, staff, and students. Faculty retention efforts include
mentoring, clinical opportunities, networking and professional development,
and university-level initiatives.
Full Job Description:
The successful candidate will be expected to engage in teaching and perform
service that will contribute to the Program, the School of Nursing and Health
Professions, the University and the profession. The faculty appointment will
be made at the Assistant Professor level for a one-year term position.
A Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or related field, Psy.D. preferred
Licensed (or license eligible) Psychologist in California
Graduate from an APA-accredited program is preferred
Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate 1) a strong commitment
to teaching and student mentorship and 2) an understanding of and commitment
to racial equity to support the social justice mission of the University.
The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world's
most innovative and diverse cities and is home to a vibrant academic community
of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse
student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding
opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and
its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student's passion for social
justice and a desire to "Change the World From Here.” For more information
about the Clinical Psychology Program and USF, please visit our website.