Assistant Professor, PsyD, FT Term

University of San Francisco

United States

November 7, 2021


Job Title:

Assistant Professor, PsyD, FT Term

Job Summary:

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:

Job Responsibilities 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • 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.


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