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Tenure Track Assistant Professor Faculty Position in Counseling Psychology

The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
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Nov 10, 2022

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor Faculty Position in Counseling Psychology


Department of Educational Studies, College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University


The Department of Educational Studies invites applications for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track position at the assistant professor level.  It is an exciting time to join a brand new Counseling Psychology program that also has deep roots at the Ohio State University! The program is in process of seeking accreditation with the American Psychological Association. We are seeking a candidate who has completed a doctorate in Counseling Psychology or related field (e.g., clinical or school psychology) with a demonstrated record of scholarship commensurate with the level of experience (new PhD versus advanced assistant professor). We welcome candidates from any area of research emphasis within the field of Counseling Psychology. Evidence of effort toward obtaining internal and external funded research, knowledge of methodological approaches, and potential to build partnerships with national and local constituents will also be viewed as strengths. We also seek a candidate who has experience that includes social justice, equity, and demonstrated ability to teach, conduct research, and work with persons from multiple minoritized backgrounds (e.g., race/ethnicity, gender, sexuality, SES).


The candidate must meet the following required qualifications:


  • An earned doctorate in the field of Counseling Psychology (or closely related field) by July 31, 2023; A record of research and scholarship consistent with an appointment at the rank of assistant professor at The Ohio State University; Potential to teach, advise, and mentor master’s and Ph.D. students and contribute to curricular development in Counseling Psychology.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be an established or emerging scholar who engages in high quality peer reviewed research with strengths in quantitative or mixed methods approaches in the field of Counseling Psychology.  The candidate should demonstrate experience with, or potential for, high quality scholarship and teaching.  The ideal candidate would also be able to provide intellectual and practice-oriented leadership addressing the challenges facing contemporary education. Responsibilities include conducting and publishing research in top-tier journals; securing internal/external funding to support their research; teaching graduate courses (with potential future opportunities to expand into undergraduate offerings);; advising Ph.D. students; engaging in curriculum development; providing support for program growth; and, providing service to the department, college, university, and academic and practice communities.


Application Process:
All application materials must be uploaded to the OSU Workday website. To apply, please submit a letter of application describing your interests and program of research, curriculum vitae, electronic copy of writing sample (either a published article or submitted manuscript), a diversity statement, and your teaching philosophy. Additionally, please submit names and contact details of three references with your application. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with priority given to those received by November 30, 2022.


Reference letters may be requested at some point throughout the interview process


Applicants should upload all application materials to the OSU Workday Career website


Additional questions can be sent to Dr. Marc Guerrero, Search Committee Chair at




The Ohio State University is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff for employment and promotion to ensure the highest quality workforce, to reflect human diversity and to improve opportunities for minorities and women. The university embraces human diversity and is committed to equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and eliminating discrimination. Discrimination against any individual based upon protected status—defined as age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status—is prohibited. The Ohio State University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.


The Department of Educational Studies welcomes applications from individuals who may have had nontraditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, caring for disabled or elderly family), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia (e.g., in professional or industry service). The Department is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty, staff, and students.


THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES: The Department of Educational Studies is a multi-disciplinary department, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The department offers graduate programs in Special Education, Educational Administration, School Psychology, Educational Psychology, Counselor Education, Workforce Development, Learning Technologies, Philosophy and History of Education, Educational Policy, Higher Education & Student Affairs, and Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Methodology. The department also offers undergraduate licensure programs in Special Education, Business Education, and Family/Consumer Sciences. Our School Psychology program is accredited by APA and NASP, and our Counselor Education program is accredited by CACREP. Our undergraduate programs have CAEP accreditation and our applied behavior analysis program in special education is accredited by ABAI. We also offer accelerated licensure programs for prospective principals and superintendents. More than half of our graduate programs are nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report. The department also houses the Walter E. Dennis Learning Center (, which provides academic support for thousands of students each year. The overall department structure provides close relationships among all program areas and offers numerous opportunities for faculty members to collaborate on both research and teaching with many areas throughout the entire Ohio State University academic community. For more information, please visit




The College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University is one of the best places to learn and embrace the human experience. We are known for developing Ohio's best educators, researchers, policymakers, exercise scientists, biomedical nutrition researchers, dietitians, financial advisors, event coordinators and other experts who improve society. The US News and World Report college ranking is No. 18 among 376 public and private universities granting doctoral degrees in education, tied with the University of California-Berkeley. The college ranks No. 10 among public universities. For more information, please visit


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The Ohio State University is located in Columbus, Ohio, the culturally vibrant capital of the state. The university is a center of innovation surrounded by diverse and livable urban, suburban, and rural communities. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.


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