Assistant Professor in Clinical/Cultural Psychology (full-time, tenure-track)

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7177550 (Ref.No. 4572804)
Posted: September 8, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Sep 05, 2023
Deadline: Oct 15, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Faculty Responsibilities:

Saint Mary's College invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in Clinical/Cultural Psychology, beginning Fall 2024. The candidate should be a clinical, counseling, or school psychologist with an emphasis on culturally responsive teaching, research, and practice. We are particularly interested in recruiting faculty who focus on cultural factors that impact mental health and treatment with traditionally under-represented communities. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated scholarly and pedagogical experience in anti-colonial and anti-racist approaches, and in working with marginalized populations.

The responsibilities for this position will include teaching sections of Cross-cultural Psychology, Psychopathology, Theories of Counseling, and Introduction to Psychology . The successful candidate should be prepared to teach other courses as well, potentially including Race & Ethnicity in Psychology, Health Psychology, and/or Psychology of the Family.

Saint Mary's faculty are expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda and demonstrate intellectual growth and significant achievement appropriate to their field. All faculty also contribute to the mission in alignment with Transformation 2028 strategic priorities and as it relates to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice, and interdisciplinary programming.

All faculty serve the College and community in many ways, such as academic advising, student and community outreach, participation in departmental and College-wide committees, and the development and assessment of the College's Core Curriculum. Faculty are also encouraged to teach in the College's Core Curriculum, January Term, and Collegiate Seminar programs.

Institutional Description/Background:

Saint Mary's College of California (Saint Mary's) is a comprehensive university, grounded in the liberal arts, Catholic, and Lasallian traditions in addition to being a vibrant and inclusive Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) that engages the intellect and the spirit with exceptional academics. Saint Mary's was founded by the De La Salle Christian Brothers and remains a living legacy of the life and work of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, the founder of the Christian Brothers and patron saint of teachers. We provide an education that changes lives and inspires the desire to find one's calling in a world in need of transformation. Saint Mary's invites students to passionately embrace knowledge, the challenges of scholarship, and their own capacity to make lasting change in the world. We are an institution made up of committed faculty and staff who value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction with practices and policies that reflect a commitment to inclusive excellence and a community in which all are valued, respected, and supported.

The salary range for this position is reflected in the Faculty Salary Scale, available here.

Ph.D or Psy.D. in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology from an APA-accredited institution must be completed by start date. Candidates should have a record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, with preference given to those candidates who have successfully taught the courses listed above. An APA-accredited internship is strongly preferred, as is a candidate who is already licensed or license-eligible.

Many Saint Mary’s students are first-generation-to-college, and the College has been designated a Minority and Hispanic-Serving Institution. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden students’ academic experience and to enrich our campus community. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Our community believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to the fulfillment of our institutional mission. We value inclusiveness in learning, curricular and cocurricular programming, campus climate, recruitment, admissions, hiring and retention. For more information, please visit our Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion website.

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We envision a community that goes beyond tolerance of differences to one guided by social justice, cultural competence and engaged citizenship. We know we can reach greater heights of excellence by learning from diverse people.