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Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Counseling Psychology

Missouri, United States
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Posted Date
Oct 4, 2017

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Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
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Full Time
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UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Counseling Psychology As part of our enhanced commitment to research as an AAU member institution, the University of Missouri (MU) College of Education is searching for an individual to fill a tenure-track, nine month, faculty position in the Counseling Psychology program area at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek an individual with expertise, interests and experiences in multicultural/cross-cultural psychology. We are seeking an individual who shares the College's commitment to quality research, excellent teaching, outstanding mentorship of students, exceptional service to the profession, and to continuous quality improvement in an environment of civility and respect. Minimum Qualifications:
  • An earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology or a related field
Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors:
  • Expertise in multicultural/cross-cultural psychology
  • Demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity and social justice in the department/university
  • Ability to conduct an active, externally funded program of research and scholarship
  • Ability to teach graduate courses related to counseling psychology, consistent with program and departmental instructional needs
  • Ability to mentor, advise, and supervise the research of graduate students in the counseling psychology program, and serve on dissertation committees for other students within the department
This position will be housed in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (ESCP). About ESCP: ESCP offers doctoral degrees in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, and Counseling Psychology, and Statistics, Measurement & Evaluation in Education. Master's and Specialist degrees are offered in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, School Counseling, and Career Counseling. More information on the department can be found at: The APA-accredited Counseling Psychology training program emphasizes a scientist – practitioner model of training. With 65 years of continuous APA accreditation and being consistently ranked as one of the top Counseling Psychology programs in the country, we offer the M.Ed. (in school counseling, career counseling, sport psychology, and a dual degree Master's program with NTNU in Taiwan) as well as the Ph.D. degree. We also have successful online programs including the Masters and Educational Specialist in Mental Health Practices in the Schools, a M.Ed. in Positive Coaching, and certificates in positive psychology and multicultural education. We have international exchange programs with National Taiwan Normal University and Beijing Normal University and host international scholars (doctoral students and faculty at international universities) for short-term visits (1 semester, 1 year). The successful candidate will join a vibrant team of 8 core faculty (5 tenure-track and 3 non-tenure-track faculty). Our doctoral students are highly diverse with over 65% identifying as racial ethnic minority, international, or LGBT individuals. The program is affiliated with the Missouri Prevention Center, the Coalition for Cultural Competency as well as the MU Career Center and has an award-winning national and international reputation in multicultural and cross-cultural work. About the College of Education: The College of Education is ranked among the top doctoral granting colleges of education in the country. Today, the College has a student population of approximately 900 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students with 72 tenured/tenure-track and 25 full-time non-tenure track faculty members. The College is financially well positioned to invest in innovation. Annual expenditures for externally funded projects are approximately $20 million with funded projects in research, instruction and public service. Our research portfolio has increased significantly in recent years, and is poised for continued significant strategic growth. The College is a leader on the campus and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs. About MU and the Surrounding Community: MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the largest of the four institutions in the University of Missouri System. In 1867, MU became one of the first public universities in the nation to establish an academic program specific to teacher preparation. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the Department, College, and MU. More information is available on the web at: MU is located in Columbia, a metropolitan community of approximately 120,000 that has been rated by Money Magazine, Men's Journal and MSN.COM as one of the best places to live in the U.S. MU has a student body of over 30,000, and is designated as a Carnegie Research University with very high research activity. MU is one of only six universities in the U.S. that is both the flagship and land grant institution housing medicine, veterinary medicine, and law on the same campus. As an AAU member institution since 1908, MU is recognized as one of the top research and educational institutions in the nation. This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and Columbia has been recognized as a bike-friendly community. Both Kansas City and St. Louis are within a 90-minute drive offering the shopping and cultural opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Columbia has a very high quality public school system and provides many opportunities for art, culture and music enthusiasts. Salary: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications; excellent start-up package and benefits. Appointments: Tenure-track, nine-month appointment beginning September 1, 2018 To Apply: Apply on-line at Upload (a) a letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position, (b) evidence of scholarly quality and productivity, (c) evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, student evaluations, chair/advisor/peer reviews) (d) evidence of experiences in generating external funding, and (e) names and contact information for three reference in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section. Beginning Review Date: Formal review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Dr. Lisa Flores, 573-884-9724 for questions about the position. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer: Women, minorities and disabled individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. To request ADA accommodations, please contact the Dean's Office at 573-882-8524. The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.


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