Tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Position in Counseling Psychology - (9-months)

New Mexico, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 19, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Required Qualifications:  Candidate must have a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology by the start date. Applicants must be licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in NM. Graduation from an APA-approved program and completion of an APA internship are both required for applicants. Applicants should provide evidence of an active program of research that includes a strong focus on diversity, underserved populations, and mental health disparities that can enrich scholarship in these areas.  All ranks are encouraged to apply. New professionals should include a statement that details their vision for the development of an active research program. 

 Preferred Qualifications: We are seeking candidates with demonstrated success in working with culturally diverse populations and effective collaboration across distinct academic program areas. Applications from individuals who add to the cultural and/or linguistic diversity of the department are encouraged to apply. Currently licensed as a psychologist.

 Examples of Duties: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses; supervise graduate student practica, field experiences, research and teaching; conduct research that contributes to NMSU/CEP research foci; and obtain external funding in these areas.

 New Mexico State University (NMSU), the state’s Land Grant University, is nestled between the Organ Mountains and the Mesilla Valley in sunny Las Cruces. The mission of the Counseling and Educational Psychology (CEP) Department is to promote social justice/advocacy through the cultivation and preparation of professionals in school and mental health counseling, school psychology, counseling psychology, and medical psychology. Our programs emphasize ethical responsibility and the development of multicultural competencies to work effectively with diverse populations and systems. We create collaborative relationships with educational, health/mental health, and community settings to reduce health and educational disparities, conduct relevant high-quality research, and nurture active learners and critical thinkers.

 Graduate programs within the CEP department include an APA-accredited Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology, a NASP-approved School Psychology Ed.S. program, CACREP-accredited MA program in Mental Health Counseling, a post-doctoral APA Designated training program for Prescribing Psychologists, and a newly developed Ph.D. program in School Psychology, in addition to graduate minors in Spanish Counseling and Integrated Behavioral Healthcare.  The department also offers an undergraduate minor and major in Counseling and Community Psychology. We seek to employ a faculty member who is a culturally-competent educator, researcher, and trainer.


Benefits Offered:          Group medical and hospital insurance, group life insurance, long-term disability insurance, state educational retirement, workers’ compensation, and employment compensation.


Application Materials:  Submit the following at the application portal:  https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/40529

Cover letter; curriculum vita; statement of research and teaching interests and supervisory philosophy; and the names and contact information of three references:

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience

 For more information on NMSU, the CEP department, and the Counseling Psychology program go to: http://cep.education.nmsu.edu. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Tracie Hitter, Search Committee Chair, via email: tlhitter@nmsu.edu.


NMSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States. All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal law, state law, and NMSU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a criminal history check.