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Doctoral Faculty, Clinical Psychology - Santa Barbara

Fielding Graduate University
Job Location:
Santa Barbara, California

Fielding Graduate University

Doctoral Faculty, Clinical Psychology

Reports to: Clinical Program Director

Location: Remote with monthly in-person meetings in Santa Barbara, CA

Position: Regular, Full time

FLSA: Exempt

Applications will be accepted for consideration until the position has been filled. The position is to begin in September 2021.

Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded.

To apply for this position

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Fielding Graduate University delivers a personalized graduate education that fosters individual development, community collaboration, and ocietal engagement. Our vision is for our graduates to excel in scholarship and practice that create a more humane, just, and sustainable world. Fielding Graduate University is proud to have the only APA accredited clinical psychology PhD program in the United States with a distributed learning model. 


We seek scholar-practitioners who are at least 3 years post PhD in psychology who have graduate level teaching experience, supervised doctoral dissertations, and/or a record of research publications, and are licensed (or license eligible) to practice psychology. Faculty members supervise doctoral dissertations, teach course seminars that mix virtual and face-to-face interactions, and, each year, offer in-person seminars at two–three 7-10 day long residential events. Faculty members also conduct monthly, local, in-person meetings with students and serve as their advisor. Candidates who wish to be considered for this faculty position must live in or near (or be willing to relocate to) the Santa Barbara area.

Preference will be given to candidates who can teach psychological assessment, psychometric theory, biopsychology, cognitive-behavioral theory, or have expertise in forensic psychology. We are particularly interested in applicants with successful experience in teaching, research, and/or clinical work with individuals from marginalized groups. Faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of research and scholarship as well as participate in program and university committees. Applicants who can contribute to diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and mentorship are strongly encouraged to apply.

Since Fielding Graduate University is a distributed teaching and learning university, all faculty are required to have substantial background and skills in on-line teaching and learning strategies. Please detail your background and current skills in this area in your application materials.


To apply for this position

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Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest and CV. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until successful candidates are identified.

An employment offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check, which may include a check of criminal history and driving record, and employment and educational degree verification. The selected candidate will be required to complete an employment application upon hire.

Fielding is committed to social justice and diversity, and strongly encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Fielding Graduate University is committed to inclusive excellence and encourages diversity and inclusivity in all its enterprises. As an equal opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status – and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all community members.


Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at to learn more.

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