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Adjunct Faculty for Graduate Psychology


Department/Program: College of Psychology and Holistic Studies

Type: Part-time

Location: Pleasant Hill and San Jose

JFK University’s College of Psychology and Holistic Studies MA in Counseling Psychology - Marriage and Family and Professional Clinical Counselor Program is looking for adjunct professors with passion for teaching students in an MFT/PCC program to prepare them for working with diverse clients and populations.  We are looking for practitioners who want to give their knowledge and expertise to our students in our program.  Candidates must have prior teaching or training experience and at minimum a Master’s degree; Doctoral degree preferred. Classes at the Pleasant Hill campus are 4:30 - 7 pm and 7:15 - 9:45 pm; San Jose classes are 4 - 6:30 pm and 7 - 9:30 pm.

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology program

Psychology courses at JFK University utilize Blackboard Learning Management Systems and courses are either blended, combining on ground and online instruction, or fully online. Program topics may include:

  • Research Methods: Qualitative & Quantitative
  • Ethics and Law
  • Marriage and Family Theory
  • Child and Adolescent Assessment and Theory
  • Brief Therapy
  • Clinical Case Seminar
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Crisis and Trauma

John F. Kennedy University is an independent and WASC accredited university. Salary range is determined by an academic rank based on education, teaching experience, and area(s) of expertise.

To apply, please email your cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of education/training philosophy and letters of reference putting ADJGPSYC in the subject line, by fax to 925.969.3451, or mail to

John F. Kennedy University
100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill, CA  94523