SONHP Clinical Psychology Visiting Faculty

San Francisco
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

SONHP Clinical Psychology Visiting Faculty

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

The University of San Francisco is searching for a creative and enthusiastic visiting faculty member for its PsyD program in Clinical Psychology, which emphasizes integrated behavioral health with underserved populations, including African Americans, Latinx, Native Americans, LGBTQ, and other historically marginalized groups. This visiting faculty position is for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The Program's Mission: The USF PsyD program's mission is to offer a rigorous program of study based in Jesuit values that emphasizes clinical and scholarly work with underserved populations and focuses on training culturally responsive health service psychologists to work in interprofessional, integrated behavioral health settings.

The PsyD in Clinical Psychology is an inter-professional program that prepares doctoral students as health service psychologists to serve in a variety of settings. Graduates are proficient in the empirical and theoretical underpinnings of integrated, behavioral health interventions while sensitive to contextual, cultural, spiritual, and socioeconomic environments of individuals and communities. Advancing the mission of the University of San Francisco, the Program seeks to address disparities in the delivery of physical and mental health services to underserved and marginalized individuals. The PsyD program is housed in the School of Nursing and Health Professions at the Presidio Campus in San Francisco. The PsyD program has been approved by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and is in the process of seeking accreditation with the American Psychological Association.

Job Responsibilities:

The faculty member will teach and advise students in an innovative program that integrates diverse theoretical and professional perspectives, theories, and practices from the viewpoints of the underserved and marginalized. The faculty member will be expected to excel in the areas of teaching and service, serve as a role model to future professionals, oversee clinical dissertations, and contribute to the development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of the program. Some courses may include students from other disciplines, including the Master’s of Behavioral Health, Master’s of Public Health, Doctor of Nursing Practice in Family Mental Health.

Minimum Requirements:

Doctoral degree (Psy.D. or Ph.D.) in Clinical of Counseling Psychology from an accredited program, licensed psychologist (out of state candidates must be eligible for license in California) with experience in teaching and providing evidence-based interventions to underserved and marginalized individuals. Candidates with clinical and research experience with underserved populations and teaching experience with demonstrated effectiveness and student success will be given priority. Experience working in collaborative, diverse, inter-professional environments is expected. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to work in a culturally
diverse environment and to contribute to the mission of the Program and the University. Preference will be given to a person that demonstrates culturally-informed experience and a personal narrative similar to the experiences of underserved communities.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.


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