August 28, 2015

Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology - University of La Verne

#20140038FA Assistant Professor of Psychology, doctoral and masters program.

University of La Verne’s Department of Psychology invites applications for one full-time, ten-month, tenure track position. This position will begin with the 2016-2017 academic year. The specific areas of specialization include: (a) ability to teach one or more of the following courses: Cognitive and Intellectual Assessment, Human Development, and Professional Issues and Ethics (as well as other courses) in the clinical psychology (Psy.D. program), and (b) teach a variety of courses in the Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.

Responsibilities include: teaching five courses a year (equivalent to no less than 15 semester hours) divided between the doctoral and Marriage and Family Therapy programs. Applicants are also expected to maintain an independent research program and to advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Qualifications include: a Ph.D in Clinical Psychology; record of excellence or potential in teaching; a demonstrated history of scholarly research and the potential to continue such work, and a commitment to quality teaching and scholarship in a comprehensive liberal arts university with a commitment to multiculturalism and a very diverse student body. Applicants must come from an APA-accredited clinical doctoral program; have completed an APA-accredited internship, and possess the ability to be licensed in California within 3 years of initial employment. Members from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

The salary range for this position is dependent upon qualifications and departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children, and a generous 10% contribution to the university’s 403(b) retirement plan.

Review of applicants for this position will begin December 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please visit  Applications should include a cover letter of interest describing your teaching philosophy and research experience, curriculum vita, representative publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including several recent course evaluations and course syllabi), and letters from three professional references.

The University of La Verne is a comprehensive private university founded in 1891 and located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains about 35 miles east of Los Angeles. The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The Psychology Department, with a current faculty of 16, is committed to teaching and scholarly excellence, values a multicultural psychology perspective, fosters a collegial learning community for students and faculty, and actively strives to incorporate cultural diversity and multiculturalism into their work. Learn more about the university at:

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