John F. Kennedy University (JFKU) * invites applications for full-time core faculty members in its APA-accredited Clinical PsyD program. The program maintains a 1/12 core faculty to student ratio, and draws from a pool of associate, affiliate, and adjunct faculty, serving approximately 130 students. The mission of the PsyD Program is to train ethical, culturally-competent, practitioner-scholars to provide comprehensive, high-quality psychological services to diverse clients across a variety of settings. The program’s curriculum emphasizes multiculturalism, diversity competence, and social justice. Faculty members report directly to the PsyD Program Chair, and participate fully in the academic and governance functions of the program, the college, and the university.
- Teach 18 quarter-units per year
- Mentor students (including dissertation supervision, academic advisement, and evaluation)
- Participate actively in program, college, and university-wide committees and functions
- Maintain a program of scholarship or professional or community service
- Other faculty activities as assigned by the Program Chair
Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A
Education & Experience:
- California license-eligible as Clinical Psychologist
- California-licensed as Clinical Psychologist, preferred
- Teaching expertise in the areas of psychopathology, psychological testing, research methods, statistics and clinical skills are particularly desirable.
- The program seeks faculty with a personal and professional commitment to multicultural models of training in clinical psychology.
- Psychologists with experience and background in ethnic minority issues are especially encouraged to apply.
Applications from early career psychologists and post-doctoral fellows are welcome.
John F. Kennedy University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by state of federal laws. Minority-group candidates are strongly urged to apply.
*Please note, in January of 2021, the Doctor of Psychology Program will transition its administrative oversight to the John F. Kennedy School of Psychology at National University. The program will retain its current course modalities, curriculum, and remain in central Contra Costa County; PsyD core faculty will transition along with the program, and continue their positions.