Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology (Memphis, TN)

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology (Memphis, TN)


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of

Counseling Psychology

The University of Memphis, Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research

An earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology , a focused research agenda, and psychology license or license eligibility in the State of Tennessee are required. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, particularly as applied to urban settings. Seeking external funding to support research and service work is highly valued.

The hire will be appointed as a tenure-track faculty member in the department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research and will be expected to teach graduate courses for the department, supervise doctoral research, mentor students, and maintain an active program of research. Specific teaching responsibilities could include courses in clinical supervision, career counseling, theories, and multicultural counseling. Experience teaching assessment, research methodology, or health psychology courses is also desirable.

The University of Memphis, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as one of two public research universities and the only community engaged public university in Tennessee. It has six colleges and four professional schools serving a diverse population of nearly 20,000 students, 4,000 of whom are enrolled in graduate programs.  The University is strongly committed to its urban mission and outreach programs, and recognizes the diverse and integrated role played by faculty and administration in fulfilling a comprehensive mission of research, education, and community outreach.  The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, with a faculty of 110 tenure-track positions, is fully accredited by NCATE and is a leader in the enhancement of teacher education.  The Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research, one of four departments in the college, offers courses to support undergraduate and graduate programs in the college and offers both master’s and doctoral degrees in Educational Psychology and Research and in Counseling and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology. For additional information please see the websites of the university (http://www.memphis.edu), the college (http://www.memphis.edu/cehhs/), the department (http://www.memphis.edu/cepr/), and the program (http://www.memphis.edu/cepr/counseling-psychology.htm).

Salary & Beginning Date
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The anticipated date of appointment is August 17, 2015.  The University offers an excellent benefits package, including healthcare and retirement.  The state of TN currently has no state income tax and the Memphis area has a very reasonable cost of living.

Review of applications will begin October 20, 2014 and may continue until the position is filled, pending availability of funds.  The department welcomes a diverse set of applicants.  Applications must be submitted electronically at https://workforum.memphis.edu.  Applicants are required to upload (1) a detailed a letter of application describing their teaching and research interests. (2) a curriculum vita, and (3) names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Applicants will receive a confirmation number when all application materials are submitted in workforum.  Letters of reference and a transcript will be requested upon interview.  Address inquiries and nominations to Dr. Bridges at (cepr@memphis.edu) or (901) 678-2841.