Core Faculty – Master of Arts in Psychology Program
GENERAL SUMMARY: Antioch University Los Angeles is inviting applications for a position as Core Faculty Member to teach in the Master of Arts in Psychology Department. The position will involve program development, curriculum development, student advisement, as well as teaching 27 units during a 9-month contract year, participation in faculty meetings, 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, stages of career, and individual skills and capacities.
Teaching 9 units each quarter* (usually three courses), including some evening/Saturday/ satellite campus teaching; substantial student advisement and review of student academic progress; and other duties as needed. Advising involves knowledge of Antioch policies; holding office hours; review of student academic records; and responsiveness on email and by telephone.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Chair that is appropriate to the position.
*Faculty may elect to teach during the summer to lighten their load during the year or, if they have fulfilled a contractual obligation, in excess of contract.
QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Family Therapy, Counseling, or Psychology or terminal degree in related field from regionally accredited institution required; applicants with Candidacy status may also be considered. A demonstrated record of successful teaching experience, preferably at the graduate level. Demonstrated commitment to diversity. Significant record of publication and/or relevant clinical or community professional experience.
Desiderata include: Academic background and experience in any of the following—LGBT studies, trauma, child studies, community psychology, addiction studies. Full-time faculty experience. Administrative and program development experience. MFT or LPCC clinical licensure or license-eligible. Bilingual Spanish capability, including familiarity with Latino cultures
HOURS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a 100% position. Evening and/or weekend teaching may be required.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Salary is dependent on placement on the Antioch Core Faculty Salary Schedule which is determined by education and amount of prior teaching and professional experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, prescription drug service, life insurance, paid holidays, sick and vacation leave, 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 for rank as Assistant, Associate and Full Professor.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Interested candidates should submit Cover Letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Antioch University LA reserves the right to change the duties of the job description at any time.
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.