Job Posting in Jungian Somatics at Pacifica

M.A./Ph.D. Depth Psychology Program: Core Faculty with primary focus in the Somatic Studies specialization.


This innovative graduate program in depth psychology is grounded in Jungian, archetypal, psychoanalytic, and cultural studies, all reconsidered with an emphasis on somatic awareness and wisdom. Although not a clinical training program, it does address the historical and expanding roles of depth psychology and somatic psychology in various approaches to healing.

The candidate for this position will be teaching and performing administrative functions primarily in the Somatic Studies specialization, in addition to teaching courses across Pacifica’s degree programs as needed and per qualifications.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in psychology, cultural studies, education, or a humanities-related field; expertise in depth psychological theories and practices (psychoanalytic, Jungian, post-Jungian, and/or archetypal), and qualitative research traditions (i.e., hermeneutic, phenomenological, narrative, ethnography), three years academic teaching experience; publication and community service; commitment to cultural and ethnic diversity in education. We value transformative and collaborative learning, community building, environmental awareness, imagination, embodied learning, and the arts.

Visit our website to familiarize your self with our program at, Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, recently published paper, statement of teaching philosophy, research interests, background working with dissertation students, courses from the somatics specialization curriculum you would be qualified to teach, your interest working with students of diverse backgrounds, and three references to:

Caylin Huttar, Ph.D., L.Ac.
Specialization Chair, Somatics
M.A./Ph.D. Depth Psychology Program
Pacifica Graduate Institute
249 Lambert Road
Carpinteria, CA  93013