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Lecturer in Counseling Psychology

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Lecturer in Counseling Psychology


Lecturer 9125

Regular (PIN) or Long Term Contractual Faculty

Long Term

Desired Start Date

Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching across multiple areas, with a focus on counseling psychology. Prospective candidates should also have a history of publications and interest in research; active scholarship and grantsmanship/fund raising; and expectations of contributing to the program, department, university, and surrounding community. An interest in curriculum instruction and program development; student advisement; assisting with field practica, and collaboration with colleagues is also highly desired. Instructional responsibilities may include teaching graduate courses such as Introduction to Research, Appraisal, Evaluation, and Assessment, Advanced Techniques in Psychotherapy, Group Counseling, Psychodynamics of Psychopathology, and Family Counseling. A strong commitment to understanding diversity and cultural proficiency in the field is a plus. The Candidate must be willing to work evenings and some weekends.

Conditions of Employment

Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and verification of credentials. Proof of US citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986).

Please be advised, COVID -19 vaccinations are not required but encouraged for all eligible students, faculty and staff employed at Bowie State University. This protocol is subject to change.

Bowie State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

  • At least 4 years (part or full time) experience in a community clinical setting and/or in higher education
  • Willingness to be flexible in teaching schedule (e.g., evenings, weekends, etc.)
  • Occasional availability for Saturday activities, such as proctoring Comprehensive Examinations; Graduate Student Open Houses; New Student Orientations; In-services; and Special Events
  • Occasional availability for field visits for Practicum or Internship supervision
  • Licensed or licensed eligible in Maryland
  • Minimum of three (3) professional references, preferably from supervisors, documenting scholarship, program development, student advisement and collaboration with colleagues.
  • A history of research and related publications in refereed journals and/or periodicals.

The ideal candidate must have a Ph.D. or an Ed.D., in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and/or Counselor Education and Supervision, or a related area.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

A history of teaching courses in the specialty area and an active program of teaching and research in mental health counseling is highly desirable, along with a strong interest in teaching related courses. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to graduate education and provide a record of potential effectiveness in teaching, scholarly research, and community outreach.

Minimum Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Ph.D. or an Ed.D., in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and/or Counselor Education and Supervision, or a related area?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Reference 1
  5. Letter of Reference 2
  6. Letter of Reference 3
  7. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

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