Clinical Faculty Position, Adler Community Health Services Vancouver, BC

Will respond to all who apply

This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the next generation of community psychologists and help those in need in the Vancouver area.


Adler University, a private non-profit university with campuses in Vancouver, Chicago and online, offers master and doctoral programs, including the only Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program in Western Canada. Adler’s mission is to continue the pioneering work of the first community psychologist, Dr. Alfred Adler, by graduating socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities, and advancing social justice.


Adler Community Health Services’ (ACHS) Division of Community Health Vancouver provides comprehensive in-person and telehealth services to communities in high need of mental health and substance use care. Graduate students provide these clinical services under the direction and supervision of Clinical Faculty. ACHS has a pre-doctoral psychology internship program, in addition to masters and doctoral-training placements in psychotherapy and assessment externships.


Currently, Adler University has a vacancy for a full-time (four- to five-days-per-week) Clinical Faculty position within ACHS. As the successful candidate, you will supervise master and doctoral-level graduate students as they complete their clinical practicums onsite, in various agencies in the Vancouver metro area. Supervision will be face-to-face, through live observation, and/or tele- supervision when appropriate. ACHS provides applied learning experiences in evidence-informed practice through multiple theoretical orientations. In addition, the clinical faculty work with assigned community partners to coordinate student-delivered clinical services.


Requirements for this role include a doctoral degree in psychology, registration with, or eligibility to be registered with, the College of Psychologists of BC, and a minimum of 2 years’ supervisory and teaching experience with graduate trainees in professional psychology. Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge in Psychological Assessment and Intervention.

For more information, or to submit an application, please contact
Brittany Stansfield at or Alex Verdecchia at

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage application from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.