The Department of Psychology at California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) seeks to fill two positions. One appointment will be at the Associate or Assistant Professor level and the other at the Assistant Professor level. The area of hire is in counseling or clinical psychology. These positions will be working closely together and primarily be for the M.S. in Counseling Psychology graduate program (www.csub.edu/cpsy) and at our on-campus University Counselor Training Clinic (UCTC) with a start date of Fall Semester 2018. CSUB boasts having one of the few counseling programs in California with an on-site training center highly respected by the community. The M.S. in Counseling Psychology is a three-year program designed to prepare students for Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) licensure (www.bbs.ca.gov). The successful candidates will be able to teach courses in several areas of MFT/LPCC training, including psychotherapeutic interventions with families, groups, and couples, multicultural issues, substance disorders, and human sexuality. The candidates must be licensed or license-eligible to practice in California and be able in a short time to supervise MFT/LPCC trainees in the UCTC. In addition to teaching and academic advising, the faculty members will initiate and maintain an active research program, preferably one that involves students. To become tenured, the faculty candidates will develop a continuous record of achievement in teaching, research/scholarship, and professionally-related service. Details can be found by visiting: http://www.csub.edu/facultyaffairs/_files/TT-Couns-Psych-2018.pdf
Required Qualifications: 1) Earned doctorate from an accredited institution by August 1, 2018 2) Licensed or CA license-eligible with the ability to supervise MFT/LPCC trainees 3) Completion of an accredited pre-doctoral clinical internship (or equivalent) by August 1, 2018 (APA, APPIC, or CAPIC) 4) Record of effective teaching 5) Potential for a successful research program
Preferred Qualifications: 1) Experience working in a diverse environment, 2) Associate Position: 3+ years licensed experience 3) Associate Position: Administration experience.
California State University, Bakersfield is one of 23 campuses of the California State University System. Located two hours north of Los Angeles, Bakersfield is a city of over 250,000 people within a diverse population of more than 700,000 in the southern San Joaquin Valley. CSUB serves over 8,000 students with a faculty of over 400 in four schools: Business and Public Administration, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics.