Adjunct Faculty - Counseling and Forensic Psychology course
Holy Names University invites applications for an adjunct faculty position in the Master's Program in Counseling and Forensic Psychology for Spring 2020. The candidate will be expected to teach CPSY 274, a required course in Trauma-Informed Treatment Certificate. The course is entitled 'The Neurobiology of Trauma: Risk, Resilience, and Positive Psychology.' The course explores the neurobiology of trauma and its resonance with the theory and practice of positive psychology, as well as constructs of emotional well-being. The course provides an introduction to how traumatic experience throughout the lifespan affects neurodevelopment, and how psychotherapy and other healing practices may develop resilience and promote post-traumatic growth. The class meets Saturdays, from 9:00am-1:00pm. This is a 3 unit course. The salary for the semester per 3-unit course is $3,914.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Candidate must have MFT, PhD, or related discipline. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and teaching experience in brain biology as well as the interface between neurobiology, traumatic experience, psychotherapy and mindfulness.
TO APPLY: Thereviewofapplicationswillbeginimmediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University (staff/faculty) employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Holy Names University (HNU) Oakland's Holy Names University (HNU) was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university's mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master's degree programs. HNU's student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university's idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.
Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Nestled in the Oakland, CA hills with a panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay, HNU is rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, empowering a diverse student body for leadership and service. Guided by the core values of the Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, HNU is a progressive, inclusive, and rigorous academic community offering a liberal arts and professional education. We prepare students to think critically and imaginatively, to understand and employ the veraious modes of knowledge, to communicate clearly and persuasively, and to promote the common good. Visit our website at www.hnu.edu to learn more about Holy Names University.