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Assistant Professor, Counselor Education

University of Wyoming College of Education
Laramie, Wyoming
Competitive salary and benefits
Posted Date
Nov 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities.  We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

Assistant Professor, Counselor Education. The University of Wyoming’s College of Education invites applications from dynamic, qualified candidates with a strong background in and commitment to Counselor Education. This position supports the College of Education’s Counseling MS program (School Counseling and Mental Health Counseling), and its Ph.D. program in Counselor Education and Supervision.


We expect all faculty at the University of Wyoming to be excellent teachers and be committed to innovative teaching approaches resulting in improved student learning. Faculty in the College typically teach five courses per academic year. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in academic scholarship, including grant writing and conducting/publishing research in counselor education.


Required Qualifications


  • An earned Ph.D. in Counselor Education from a from CACREP accredited (or degree conferral by time of appointment), Post-graduate clinical counseling experience, A professional counseling license and/or certification; or license eligible in Wyoming. A commitment to counselor education, Evidence of an emergent line of empirical research in counselor education. Demonstration of (or clear potential for) excellence in teaching and student supervision.

Desired Qualifications


  • Preference may be given to candidates with a career focus in substance abuse/addictions and/or school counseling, Demonstrated experience engaging external constituents in professional development, Experience or potential for collaborating with community stakeholders and at the state level, Successful experience and interest in teaching across multiple instructional modalities, including online and hybrid formats.

Interested Candidates should submit and online application that includes:


1) A cover letter explaining your qualifications for the position and teaching philosophy. This cover letter may also discuss your commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion and explain how your work advances those commitments. 2) A separate description of your research plan, accompanied by recent scholarly publications or well-developed papers. 3) A current Curriculum Vitae; 4) unofficial transcripts; and 5) contact information for three references is also required.

The review of applications will begin on November 28, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

Qualified candidates may contact Dr. Peter Moran, Director of the School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy, and Design, at for more information regarding this position.

Hiring Statement


The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming.  At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position.  If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.


Welcome to Laramie


The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit

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