Alliant International University is dedicated to excellence in four key areas: Education for Professional Practice, Scholarship, Multicultural and International Competence, and Community Engagement. The University’s mission is to provide students with the highest quality of education, incorporating academic scholarship, applied training, research, and community service, especially for underprivileged populations. The University aims to equip students with the skills they need to make a positive impact in their communities and address significant social issues. Cultural diversity is a central focus of the University’s training programs, which are reflected in the curriculum, field placements, and the diverse student and faculty population.

Alliant International University’s vision is to create an inclusive world empowered by its alumni. The University’s Clinical Psychology program has been continuously accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1994 and follows a practitioner-scholar training model. The faculty is small, highly collegial, and actively engaged in their professional fields. The program offers comprehensive generalist training and opportunities for forensic experience. It is deeply involved in the diverse multicultural communities of Central California and recently received the APA’s Richard M. Suinn Minority Achievement Award in 2021.

The California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University offers APA-accredited doctoral and master’s programs in Clinical Psychology and Marital and Family Therapy. CSPP’s mission is to provide the highest quality education, training, research, and service in professional psychology and related human service fields. The school strives to improve the quality of life by promoting respect for human diversity in a multicultural and international society and combating discrimination in all forms. CSPP focuses on applied clinical research to address contemporary life challenges.

The Fresno Clinical PsyD Program, under the direction of Dr. Ya-Shu Liang, seeks a qualified candidate for a faculty position. The position requires a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited institution. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in teaching, community engagement, diversity, clinical expertise, and dissertation supervision. A California license or license eligibility is highly preferred.

Responsibilities include facilitating learning through classroom and distance learning, curriculum coordination, student assessment and mentoring, research mentoring and supervision, and field placement coordination. Faculty members are also expected to engage in scholarship, which includes the generation, integration, dissemination, and application of knowledge in their field. Additionally, all faculty members participate in service activities to the University, community, and profession, and are required to fulfill certain duties that support campus life and administrative processes.

Key skills for this role include proficiency in computer skills, the ability to work independently and be self-motivated, attention to detail, problem-solving skills, effective communication, flexibility in workflow, and the ability to work collaboratively with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds. The University is committed to diversity and encourages individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. The salary range for this position is $73,800.

Applicants should submit a resume/CV, a cover letter explaining their interest and fit for the position, and three professional references. The review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Alliant International University is committed to providing equal opportunities and prohibits discrimination, harassment, or retaliation based on various characteristics protected by applicable law. The University values diversity and actively seeks to increase it at all levels. Applicants should be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. For any inquiries or further information, interested individuals can contact Dr. Ya-Shu Liang, Program Director of the Fresno Clinical PsyD Program, at

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