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Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology, Department of Counseling & Human Development, University of Louisville (posted 12/3/16, deadline 1/13/17)

The Department of Counseling & Human Development invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor Counseling Psychology position beginning Fall semester 2017.  The APA-accredited program has a balanced research-practice focus. Applicant research interests are open but overlap with and extension of interests of current faculty in the department leading to potential collaborations is highly desired.
 
We have a strong social justice focus in the program and currently have two, interdisciplinary community-based clinics (Cardinal Success Program @ Nia and Cardinal Success Program @ Shawnee) embedded in traditionally underserved, diverse areas of Louisville referred to as the “West End.” The CSP @ Nia is a community clinic that accepts all ages, while the CSP @ Shawnee is housed in a traditionally low-performing, high-need high school.  The successful candidate will be expected to show evidence of and continue our commitment to training students within a diverse, metropolitan framework.   There are possibilities for research within the clinics and with various organizations in the community.
 
The department is committed to preparing scholars and professionals to work with diverse populations to address equity gaps and to build a socially just and democratic society. The department has established relationships with educational and community organizations, school districts, and health-related settings.
 
Minimum Qualifications
·         An earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program
·         Experience working with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to multicultural communities and diverse backgrounds
·         Ability to teach courses in personality assessment and/or IQ assessment
·         Licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
·         Evidence of potential for a fundable research agenda
 
Preferred qualifications
·         Research interests overlapping with and extending of interests already represented by current faculty in the department.
·         Teaching courses consistent with the mission of counseling psychology, including substance use courses.
·         Engagement in a professional organization associated with research interests
 
Context
The College of Education and Human Development was recently ranked 71st in the U.S. News and World Report of Colleges of Education. The University of Louisville (U of L) is the premier metropolitan research university in Kentucky. Ranked 12th nationally for community engagement, U of L has three campuses and approximately 22,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The greater Louisville area is a vibrant metropolitan community of approximately 1.3 million people with the most independently owned restaurants per capita in the nation, outstanding parks, an engaging arts community, a vibrant nightlife, the Kentucky Derby, moderate climate, and a cost of living under the national average. Please visit http://www.greaterlouisville.com for more information about Louisville.
 
In addition to the APA-accredited Ph.D. program in counseling psychology the department includes PhD programs in college student personnel, counselor education and supervision, and educational psychology, measurement and evaluation.  Additionally, there are five Masters’ programs in expressive therapy, clinical mental health counseling and school counseling (both CACREP-accredited), college student personnel, and counseling psychology. The department faculty members work well together and there are multiple opportunities to work across disciplines. We are in the midst of developing an undergraduate program in a counseling-related area.
 
Salary: Competitive, based upon qualifications and experience
 
Appointment: 10-month with possibility of summer teaching
 
Beginning Date: Fall 2017
 
Application Deadline and Procedures:  Applications will be accepted through January 13, 2017.
 
Applicants may apply online at www.louisville.edu/jobs.  Select posting #UL 713 for Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology. You will be asked to submit your curriculum vita and complete a self ID form on this site. Applicants should also send a formal letter outlining interests and qualifications including fit and teaching interests, names and contact information of three individuals familiar with their work, and up to three publications/preprints.
 
Questions and other information can be addressed to:
Laurie “Lali” McCubbin, Ph.D., Chair
Counseling Psychology Search Committee 
Department of Counseling & Human Development
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
 
E-mail: laurie.mccubbin@louisville.edu
P: 502.852.4603
 
The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status.  If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the employment team at employ.edu or 502.852.6258.