Faculty - Counselling Psychology - Adler University in Vancouver British Columbia

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Adler University

Vancouver, British Columbia



Detailed Job Description

Adler University is the leading academic institution advancing socially responsible practice, healthy communities, and a more just society.  Adler University was founded on an important idea: Our health resides in our community life and connections. This is what drives our groundbreaking curricula and commitment to social responsibility, from our campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver and through Adler Online. We work with those courageous enough to want to change the world.  Our doctoral and master's programs—many of them nationally recognized in fast-growing fields—prepare students to lead social change in the fields of psychology and mental health, criminal justice and public safety, business, public policy, and advocacy. 

We are committed to quality through continuous process improvement and personal accountability.  As a result, we seek professionals, who embrace life-long learning, present proactive solutions and drive results to support social responsibility from the classroom to the community. 

This Core Faculty position involves providing instruction for courses in the two counselling psychology programs (i.e., Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology and Master of Counselling Psychology), supporting student learning and outcome measurements, supervising student thesis projects, engaging in committee work, providing clinical supervision to students on practicum, participating in program development, and student academic advising. The position entails attendance at monthly Faculty Council, Program, and Supervision meetings on campus. This faculty position reports to the Program Director of the aforementioned programs.

Work schedule: This full-time core faculty position is designed around a four-day week (32 hours) contract.  The position is available September, 2015.

1. A doctoral-level degree in Counselling Psychology from a recognized program accredited by CPA, APA, or equivalent.
Psychologist Registration (or registration eligibility) with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia (successful registration will be a contract requirement). 
2. A passion for and strong record of teaching, clinical work, clinical supervision, and thesis supervision experience at the graduate level.
3. A strong record of participation in training activities, including provision of clinical supervision to trainees.  Knowledge of several theoretical orientations in order to supervise students during their clinical practicum.
4. A record of scholarship related to Counselling Psychology.
5. Commitment to training counsellors to work with marginalized and underserved populations, in keeping with the Adler University’s emphasis on social justice and socially responsible practice. 
6. Strong skills in networking, creating and maintaining relationships, problem solving, and diplomacy.
7. Experience with counselling in diverse cultural contexts would be an asset. Experience counselling and supervising in one of the prevalent languages found in the Greater Vancouver area would be an asset (e.g., Cantonese, Mandarin, Hindi, Punjabi, or Spanish). 
8. Experience in program development and community liaising are an asset.
9. Experience working and supervising in the one of the following areas would be an asset: children and youth counselling, trauma counselling, multicultural counselling, or teletherapy/e-counselling. 
10. Candidates who are not already Registered Psychologists may be required to pass a pre-employment background check.

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of Adler University that all persons are entitled to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) protection. Adler University does not discriminate against any individual for employment because of age, religion, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status (including unfavorable discharge from the military), or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keyword Phrases

  • faculty
  • Doctorate of psychology
  • counselling psychology
  • Vancouver
  • British Columbia
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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