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Assistant Professor (Clinical) – Counseling Psychology Program

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
Posted Date
Sep 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant Department 00163 - Educational Psychology City Salt Lake City, UT Track Non Tenure Track New Position to Begin January 1, 2023 Details

The Counseling and Counseling Psychology (CCP) Program invites applications for an Assistant Professor (Clinical) position. This will be a full-time, non-tenure track (career line faculty), renewable, 9-month appointment in the Counseling and Counseling Psychology (CCP) Program within the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education.

Seeking a candidate who can contribute to the clinical training of students in our Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) accredited master’s programs in school counseling and clinical mental health counseling and our APA-accredited PhD program in counseling psychology. Specifically, this candidate will be responsible for teaching, supervising, and contributing to our on-campus training clinic. The ideal candidate will have expertise in working with diverse populations, school based mental health services, clinical supervision, and the ability to teach clinical training courses (e.g., practicum, counseling skills, multicultural counseling). The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities:


• Teach a fall/spring course load of 3/3 classes (total of 6 classes per year (e.g., counseling skills, ethics, professional issues, pre-practicum, field practicum, history & systems, etc.)

• Provide administrative and clinical oversight for the counseling training within the Utah Mental Health Community Clinic

• Manage daily operations within the clinic including advertising, budget, scheduling, recording technology, finances, and outcomes

• Supervise the clinic assistant

• Develop and maintain relationships with both internal and external referring providers to expand services

• Work closely with supervisors, instructors, and counseling trainees to ensure high quality training and appropriate mental health services

• Share crisis coverage with other faculty

• Actively participate in CCP faculty meetings, town hall meetings, graduate admissions, preliminary exams, graduation, and other events

• Advise M.Ed. students

• Other duties may be required or assigned by the Department Chair or one of the three CCP Training Directors

Minimum Qualifications

• Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology or closely related field

• License or license-eligible as a psychologist in Utah

• Demonstrated interest and proficiency that would enable the individual to infuse multicultural content into teaching and supervision

Preferred Qualifications:

• Two years, experience as a psychologist post-licensure

• Prior university teaching experience at the graduate level

• Experience conducting and supervising cognitive and psychological assessments

Program Information:


The Counseling and Counseling Psychology (CCP) Program is housed within the Department of Educational Psychology. The CCP Program offers a 51-credit hour master’s program in school counseling, a 60-credit hour master’s program in clinical mental health counseling, and an APA-accredited PhD program in counseling psychology. The CCP Program is committed to training ethically and multiculturally competent counseling professionals who identify with the social justice mission espoused by the program.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.


Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.


To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:


Director/ Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)
135 Park Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Application review will begin November 1, 2022 until the position is filled.

Open Date 09/01/2022 Close Date   Open Until Filled Yes Requisition Number PRN00911CF Type Faculty

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