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Clinical Sport Psychologist-Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and The Behavioral Sciences (Clinician Educator)

Department of Psychiatry and The Behavioral Sciences Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. 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.

Seeking a full-time Clinical Sport Psychologist for the Division of Student Mental Health in the USC Keck School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry to provide services exclusively to the university’s student athletes.

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 35,000 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.

The position is the result of a joint collaboration between  USC Student Counseling Services and the Athletic Department. The psychologist will work under the supervision of the Associate Director at Student Counseling Services in charge of Clinical & Sport Psychology Services for Athletics. The responsibilities include providing individual psychotherapy, crisis intervention and on-call services, and performance enhancement for 21 teams and approximately 630 student athletes at an NCAA Division I University.

Applicants must be licensed as a psychologist in good standing and have a Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program, and preferably have completed an accredited APA-predoctoral internship. Experience in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds is essential. Experience as a college athlete would be helpful, but not necessary. Organizational skills, follow through, and an ability to work independently in a responsible manner are all essential to this position. A good understanding of boundaries and professional ethics is a must.

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 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.  Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.



REQ20052595 Posted Date: 11/03/2017

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