Core Faculty-Clinical PhD Psychology-Fresno campus

Updated: about 2 hours ago
Location: Fresno, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime

About Alliant International University:

Alliant International University is a nationally ranked and recognized fully accredited learning institution that educates and prepares students to work in a multicultural/international world. With campuses and learning centers across California and in Japan, Hong Kong, and Mexico, Alliant brings a unique global perspective to its curriculum and challenges its students with a practical sense of the world and current affairs. Enhancing Alliant's multi-cultural atmosphere is the diversity of its nearly 4,000 students from 49 states and over 75 countries.  Offering courses of study in a wide range of professional and world-changing fields including psychology, education, business, law and forensics, Alliant provides a vibrant interactive academic environment for its faculty and an exciting job opportunity for all its employees.

Strong consideration will be given to qualified applicants who are multilingual and have experience working with diverse populations.

Job Description:

The California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) is seeking a Core Faculty member with both academic and clinical experience for a small, innovative, Clinical PhD Psychology program that has been continuously accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1984. Recently, the program was successful in being awarded a 10-year accreditation under the new Standards of Accreditation. Based on the scholar-practitioner model, CSPP's emphasis provides the University's students with high quality clinical competence, applied research training, and teaching skills for higher education. This full-time has associated academic responsibilities and may include some administrative responsibilities. The program is interested in all areas of clinical psychology including clinical forensic, child and family systems, neuropsychology, mental health assessment, multicultural and international psychology, and/or other specializations that would broaden the richness of training for our students. Rank: Assistant Professor.

The program is deeply engaged with diverse multicultural communities of Central California, and the new faculty member will be expected to provide institutional visibility and commitment to serving the mental health needs of and advocacy for underserved populations.


Doctoral degree in psychology (licensed or license eligible in CA), graduate level teaching, clinical experience, as well as a recent record of scholarship. The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, collaboration, clinical expertise, infusion of diversity throughout the program, and productive scholarship.  Familiarity with APA Accreditation processes would be valued. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities and persons from other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as we actively seek to increase diversity at all levels.
Additional Information:

Please direct questions to Kevin O'Connor, PhD, Search Committee Chairperson, [email protected]

Additional Information:

CSPP's mission is to provide the highest quality education, training, research and service in professional psychology and related human service fields. We strive to improve the quality of life by fostering respect for human diversity in a multicultural and international society and by combating discrimination in all its forms.  We seek to redefine excellence in scholarship via models of applied clinical research that provide a solid framework to understand and address problems of contemporary life. We exhibit the highest professional and ethical standards while addressing the needs of individuals and organizations and service to the underserved. 

Alliant's Fresno campus is located in California's Central Valley, offering an affordable cost of living, as well as ready access to outdoor activities and landmarks such as Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings' Canyon National Parks, the John Muir Wilderness trail, and the Sierra Mountains.  It is within a few hours of California's central coast and major cities.  It is one of the most ethnically diverse and agriculturally rich areas of the United States.

The California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University offers APA-accredited doctoral programs (PsyD and PhD) in Clinical Psychology at five campuses in California, COAMFTE-accredited master's and doctoral programs in Couples and Family Therapy at four campuses in California, a national postdoctoral master's program in psychopharmacology, and international programs in Hong Kong, Japan and Mexico. 

Application Instructions:

Please include your curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining qualifications and interest areas, representative reprints and contact information for three professional references with this submission.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position is scheduled to begin Fall, 2020. 

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