Core Faculty Positions, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Program (17 views)

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 Psychology Department.

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.

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 licensure requirements.

The core faculty member performs other duties as may be assigned by the Chair.

QUALIFICATIONS: 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 licensing.
  • Bilingual capability is a plus.

BENEFITS:  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 professor.

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.

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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.


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 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 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.

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