Clinical Instructor or Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & The Behavioral Sciences (Division of Student Mental Health)
Department of Psychiatry and The Behavioral Sciences
Los Angeles, California
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is a private urban research university located near downtown Los Angeles. USC has a population of 48,500 students and is one of the top academic institutions in the United States with one of the most accomplished athletic departments in the country. The university has one of the largest international student populations in the United States. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
USC is seeking a full-time licensed therapist for the Division of Student Mental Health in the Keck School of Medicineâs Department of Psychiatry to provide mental health services exclusively to the universityâs student athletes.
The position is the result of a joint collaboration between Counseling and Mental Services and the USC Athletic Department. The clinician will work as a member of the USC Sport Psychology team under the supervision of the Associate Director of Sport Psychology at Counseling and Mental Health who is in charge of Clinical & Sport Psychology Services for Athletics. The responsibilities include providing individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention and on-call services, performance enhancement with individuals and teams for USC student athletes at an NCAA Division I University with 21 teams and approximately 630 student athletes.
Applicants must be licensed clinicians in good standing and have a Doctorate or Masterâs degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program, or Masterâs degree in Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy. An understanding of boundaries and professional ethics is a must. Strong clinical, crisis, and organizational skills needed. Flexibility, follow through, and accountability are a necessity. Ability to work in a fast paced environment is essential to this position. Experience in working with college students from diverse backgrounds is also essential. Expertise in issues related to African American/Black student athletes required.
This is a faculty position in the Division of Student Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. The position is full-time. Salary is competitive and contingent on qualifications and experience. A generous benefits package includes health insurance, sick time, paid vacation, professional days, and a stipend for professional development.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â All genders and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: REQ20090752
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.