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Clinical Assistant Professor - Mental Health Counseling

Adelphi University
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
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Nov 10, 2021

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Clinical Assistant Professor

Mental Health Counseling

Derner School of Psychology


The Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The assistant professor will have strong knowledge of counseling, assessment, and research methods. Applicants for this position must have a PhD by August 2022 and will begin teaching in fall 2022.

  1. Candidates will be expected to teach courses primarily in the Mental Health Counseling program. As a core faculty member of the program, the candidate will be expected to teach clinical courses in counseling, psychopathology, assessment, and, if needed, develop a course in his/her area of expertise.
  2. Advising and mentoring students are required, as well as providing service to the school and university as determined by the Dean.
  3. Establish and maintain an active research program. Candidates will publish theoretical or empirical research in top-tier journals. In addition, candidates will demonstrate strong interest in guiding student thesis research in the Mental Health Counseling and General Psychology programs, if needed.

  1. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in clinical/counseling psychology or counselor education. A doctoral degree in psychology must be from an APA-accredited program.
  2. Candidates should be licensed or licensed-eligible in New York State.
  3. Candidates must be able to integrate their clinical experience, scholarship, teaching, and service, as well as collaborate with interdisciplinary faculty of counselors, psychologists, and psychoanalysts.
  4. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to the mental health counseling profession and psychology through relevant professional memberships (e.g., APA, ACA, or related regional associations in the field of psychology, counseling, and counselor education), professional development activities, service/advocacy, and scholarly work.
  5. Priority will be given to individuals with teaching experience in the following areas: psychopathology, assessment, counseling practice, diversity/social justice, or in specialty areas such as substance use disorders, child/adolescent psychotherapy, or forensics.

  1. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, selected reprints/preprints if available, teaching evaluation forms, and three letters of recommendations. Please have letters sent to
  2. Review of applications will begin immediately and will end on April 1st.
  3. To be considered, applications must be submitted through the Adelphi website only at


Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research and teaching university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.


​The Gordon F Derner School of Psychology is committed to have a diverse and inclusive faculty and thus especially invites applications from women, minorities, and historically disadvantaged groups. For further information about the Derner School of Psychology which includes an APA approved PhD in Clinical Psychology, a School Psychology PsyD, and MA programs in General Psychology, School psychology, and Mental Health counseling, and post-graduate programs as well as one of the largest undergraduate majors at Adelphi, please click here:

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