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 begins in October 2018.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 are appropriate to the position.
*Faculty may elect to teach during the summer to lighten their load during the year or, if they have fulfilled contractual obligation, in excess of contract.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. 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
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 this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Additional Salary Information: 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.
About Antioch University Los Angeles
Antioch University is inspired by our institution’s historic, progressive mission to provide students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance economic, social and environmental justice. Antioch’s first President, Horace Mann, implored graduates to “win victories for humanity,” and that has been our guiding light for over 166 years. Antioch University is a national not-for-profit higher education institution with hybrid, on-line and onsite degrees offered at five campuses and in university-wide venues, from undergraduate through doctoral education. Our programs are designed for adult learners. We believe our geographically dispersed university is strongest when we stand together to provide high quality, socially engaged education. Current foci in liberal studies, psychology, education, counseling and mental health, management, the arts and writing, and leadership and change. An Antioch education brings academic rigor, experiential learning and social engagement to learners across the country and the world. Antioch University Los Angeles (AULA) is located at 400 Corporate Pointe in Culver City, nestled between small beach communities like Marina del Rey... and Venice, as well as the larger more vibrant cities of Culver City and Palms. Antioch University Santa Barbara (AUSB) campus is located in downtown Santa Barbara, California within walking distance of numerous restaurants, shops, and galleries and close to Santa Barbara's beautiful beaches and mountain ranges.”