The department prepares masters-level practitioners in Counseling Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy with optional emphases in Correctional Psychology, Health Psychology, Latino Counseling and LGBTQ Counseling. Preference will be given to candidates capable of teaching graduate-level basic and advanced applied skills and approaches. Though somewhat flexible, open areas are relationship psychology and multi-person therapies (group, couple, family). Tenure-track faculty members in the department are also invited to create and teach an advanced elective of their own preference and design. The normal teaching load is 2 courses per quarter (Fall, Winter, and Spring). Optional summer teaching at additional salary is available.
Purpose & Qualifications:
The Department of Counseling Psychology, a premier masters-level Counseling/Clinical Psychology program producing graduates eligible for licensure as LMFTs and/or LPCCs, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. An earned doctorate (PsyD; Ph.D.) in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or the equivalent, and licensure as a Psychologist, LMFT, LPCC, or LCSW are required. Preference will be given to candidates with wide-ranging clinical skills and experience, ability to teach applied counseling and therapy classes, experience in graduate or undergraduate teaching, and a successful history/future plan for published scholarship in one of the open teaching areas (relationship psychology, group, couples, or family therapy).
Theoretical orientation is open, but preference is for a person with experience in both long-term and short-term psychotherapy with a wide range of clinical diagnoses. An integrative clinical approach, with foci among Emotion-Focused, Existential, Humanistic, Process-experiential, Psychodynamic, Relational and/or Systems approaches is preferred. The program possesses a strong commitment to pluralism and multiculturalism. The successful candidate will be able to exhibit multicultural competence, cultural humility, and respect for diversity in clinical applications. Evidence of clinical experience in serving diverse and underserved communities is desirable.
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offering its approximately 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus graduate degrees in education, counseling psychology, law, business, and engineering. Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked first among all master's-granting universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California's oldest operating institution of higher education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Application Procedure and Deadline:
Inquiries and nominations are welcome, and can be directed to Dr. Jerrold Shapiro (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. APPLICATION MUST BE MADE THROUGH THE SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY POSTING --
Employer will assist with relocation and housing costs. Benefits are consistent with a premium regional university