Tenure-Track Asst Professor Counseling Psych at U of Memphis

Sep 18, 2019

The Counseling Psychology faculty in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research is delighted to announce our opening for a tenure-track assistant professor. Please share the attached job announcement  with doctoral students, recent graduates, faculty, and anyone else who may be interested or who may know someone who would be interested. The application deadline is October 21, 2019. Applicants apply online through the work forum.memphis.edu site. 


Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology
Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research

The Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research seeks a full-time, 9-month, tenure- track faculty member for the Counseling Psychology program, beginning August 17, 2020. The Counseling Psychology program is APA-accredited and emphasizes the development of professional competencies, a balanced scientist-practitioner training model, and the preparation of graduates for a wide variety of clinical and academic settings. The position requires teaching of graduate courses, a significant program of scholarly research, research publications, the pursuit of external funding for research, mentoring of students, supervising research of graduate students, chairing and serving on doctoral committees, and participating in national professional organizations and university and college committees. (Position #002079)


Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program Evidence of an established research agenda and publication record
Psychology licensure or license eligibility in the State of Tennessee
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
• Evidence of funded grant awards or participation in funded projects
• Experience providing clinical supervision
• Experience teaching graduate courses either in-person, online, or in hybrid format
• Research/teaching/clinical experience in the areas of diversity, clinical supervision, assessment, or 
health psychology
• Knowledge and/or experience of continuous program assessment with APA accreditation standards


The hire will be appointed as a tenure-track faculty member in the department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research and will be expected to teach graduate courses in Counseling Psychology, supervise Counseling Psychology doctoral student research, mentor students, participate in national professional organizations and university and college committees, and maintain an active program of research that includes seeking external funding. Specific teaching responsibilities could include courses in clinical supervision, diversity (gender, GLBT, international, and multicultural counseling), assessment, or health psychology.


The Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research (CEPR) offers five graduate certificates, five master's, and three doctoral degrees in its three principal areas. The department’s programs are accredited by the American Psychological Association, the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, and the Council for Rehabilitation Counselor Education (see www.memphis.edu/cepr). The College of Education, with a faculty of 85 tenure-track positions, is fully accredited by NCATE/CAEP and is a leader in the enhancement of teacher and principal preparation. The College is dedicated to diversity, inclusion, and equity and seeks to prepare students for careers as administrators, counselors, educators, leaders, practitioners, researchers, scholars, and teachers. The University of Memphis is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as one of two public research universities and the only community engaged public university in Tennessee. It has six colleges and four professional schools serving a diverse population of nearly 20,000 students, 4,300 of whom are enrolled in graduate programs. The University is strongly committed to its urban mission and outreach programs, and recognizes the diverse and integrated role played by faculty and administration in fulfilling a comprehensive mission of research, education, and community outreach.


Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The position (#002079) is a nine-month tenure track appointment with the possibility of summer teaching. The anticipated date of appointment is August 17, 2020. The University offers an excellent benefits package, including healthcare and retirement. The state of TN currently has no state income tax and the Memphis area has a very reasonable cost of living.


Review of applications will begin October 21, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically at https://workforum.memphis.edu. Applicants are required to upload (1) a detailed a letter of application describing their teaching and research interests and commitment to diversity, (2) a curriculum vita, and (3) names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Applicants will receive a confirmation number when all application materials are submitted in WorkforUM. Letters of reference and a transcript will be requested upon interview. Address inquiries and nominations to Dr. Suzanne Lease at (slease@memphis.edu) or the department office at (901) 678-2841.

The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, handicap or veteran status. The successful candidate must meet guidelines of the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986.”

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