Director of Psychology
University of California Los Angeles Department of Psychology
United States

Director of the Psychology Clinic in the UCLA Department of Psychology

Job #JPF08020
  • PSYCHOLOGY / L&S Life Sciences / UCLA

Application Window

Open November 8, 2022 through Sunday, Jan 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by January 15, 2023, you will have until January 18, 2023 to complete your application.

Position description

The UCLA Department of Psychology is seeking a full-time Director of the Psychology Clinic, with an adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Psychology. The Psychology Clinic (https://www.psych.ucla.edu/centers-programs/clinic/) is a critical component of UCLA’s Clinical Psychology doctoral program, which is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS). The primary responsibilities of the Clinic Director include (a) assisting the Director of Clinical Psychology Training (DCT) and clinical program faculty in the administration and oversight of a large on-campus training clinic committed to clinical science; (b) teaching, training, and supervising doctoral students in the delivery of mental health services; (c) overseeing and supervising the activities of the Associate Clinic Director and Clinic staff; (d) developing and maintaining strong professional relationships with the local and regional community to support student training; and (e) managing day-to-day operations of the Psychology Clinic.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from a clinical science or scientist-practitioner program accredited by APA and/or PCSAS, be licensed or license-eligible in California, and have a commitment to supporting clinical research. The individual should have demonstrated expertise with teaching, clinical supervision, and evaluating evidence-based interventions and assessments with diverse clinical populations. The successful candidate will also have a commitment to clinical science principles and training. Applicants with a history of commitment to mentoring and supervising students from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

We strongly encourage applications from women, individuals from under-represented racial and ethnic groups, and other individuals who are under-represented in the field, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. UCLA offers a diverse campus community and is a leader in advancing strategies to diversify its faculty. This includes recent initiatives such as Rising to the Challenge, Hispanic-Serving Institution Initiative, and Native American/Pacific Islander Bruins Rising. UCLA has programs to assist in partner employment, childcare, schooling, and other family concerns. For additional information, visit the UCLA Academic Personnel Office website (https://apo.ucla.edu/faculty-career-development/work-life-balance) or the UC Office of the President’s website (https://www.ucop.edu/faculty-diversity/policies-guidelines/family-friendly-practices-and-policies/index.html and https://www.ucop.edu/faculty-diversity/policies-guidelines/index.html).

Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the position is closed. Candidates are urged to apply by or before January 15, 2023. Applications should include the following: (a) cover letter, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) statement on teaching and clinical supervision, (d) statement on contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), and (e) names and contact information of three professional references. Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later date from applicants who progress to a later stage of review. UCLA and the UCLA Department of Psychology are firmly committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Applicants should indicate their history of commitment to mentoring and supervising students from underrepresented groups in their cover letter or EDI statement. Additional information about the EDI statement is available at the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion website (https://ucla.app.box.com/v/edi-statement-faqs). Requests for information should be sent to Prof. Steve Lee, search committee chair, at SearchCommittee@psych.ucla.edu.

Apply at the following website: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08020

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

-Ph.D. in clinical psychology from a clinical science or scientist-practitioner program accredited by APA and/or PCSAS
-Licensed or license-eligible in California

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement on Teaching and Clinical Supervision
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Include contact information for three recommenders. Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later date from applicants who progress to a later stage of review.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08020

Help contact: scaruso@psych.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA
 


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