Department Name: 8G030:Educational, School and Counseling Psych
The Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track, regular title series position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank in our APA-accredited Counseling Psychology Program to begin August 16, 2020. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The UK Counseling Psychology program espouses a scientist-practitioner model of training with particular emphasis on social justice, diversity, and multicultural perspectives. The faculty and students are productive, award-winning (https://education.uky.edu/edp/news-and-events/), and invested in each other's success and well-being. Visit our website to learn more about our master's and PhD programs: https://education.uky.edu/edp/counseling-psychology-overview/.
Responsibilities: Teach graduate courses in counseling psychology, including personality and cognitive assessment. Mentor master's and doctoral students, supervise dissertations, and provide professional service, including community engagement. Maintain an active research program with evidence of and continued potential for extramural funding. Area of research focus is open with preference given to individuals with social justice/multicultural focus.
Qualifications: Doctorate in counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program, eligibility for licensure in Kentucky, evidence of successful teaching and mentoring, record of research indicative of strong trajectory toward tenure and promotion at a high research productivity university. Experience securing extramural grant funding is highly desirable.
Application review begins October 14th, 2019 and continues until the position is filled. Applications should include a letter of application detailing qualifications, research interests/areas, teaching experience, and appropriateness for the position (upload under Cover Letter); current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita); two to three representative publications (upload under Specific Request 1). In addition, please include the names and contact information for three current professional references when prompted in the application.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to the Counseling Psychology Search Committee Co-Chairs: Joseph Hammer, PhD (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Sherry Rostosky, PhD (email@example.com).
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program
Required Related Experience:
Evidence of successful teaching and mentoring; record of research indicative of strong trajectory toward tenure and promotion at a high research productivity university.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Eligibility for licensure in Kentucky
Experience securing extramural grant funding is highly desirable; area of research focus is open with preference given to individuals with social justice/multicultural focus.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
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