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Visiting Assistant Professor, Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies

University of Saint Joseph
Connecticut, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Start date
Jul 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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About University of Saint Joseph:

The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.

Ideally situated midway between Boston and New York City, the beautiful 84-acre Olmsted-designed campus is one mile from West Hartford's thriving downtown, and provides an array of cultural events, occasions for spiritual development, and fitness and recreational options. The University also has an active presence outside our campus, reaching into the surrounding community through internships, community service projects, new program and partnerships.

At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built. We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.

Job Description:

The University of Saint Joseph is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor to join the Department of Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies as a member of the core faculty. This full-time position has been initially approved for one academic year. The successful candidate will teach in our CACREP accredited Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling programs. The position will begin in mid-August 2021. Candidates with appropriate academic credentials, clinical experience, a strong work ethic, and who typically engage others in a caring manner are invited to apply.

Responsibilities include teaching, advising students, and participating in service for the department.


  • Earned doctoral degree or ABD in Counselor Education preferably from a CACREP accredited program by the starting date
  • Clinical and teaching experience germane to the position
  • Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
  • Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
  • Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation

Additional Information:

The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.




Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position should apply online at

Please submit:  

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of interest addressing all qualifications for the position; please include salary requirements
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and research interests (two pages maximum)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Three current professional references (contact information only, there is a section on the employment application to include this information)
  • ABD candidates, include a letter from thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion
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