Assistant Professor, Psychology

Romeoville, Illinois
Aug 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master’s program in the Department of Psychology at Lewis University seeks an Assistant Professor to support the Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate program.  This full-time, non-tenure track faculty position will begin August 2018.  The program is in the process of seeking CACREP accreditation. 

Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to a growing and diverse student population.  Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.  Visit for further information. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a Core Faculty Member of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program; teaching a total of eight graduate classes per year
  • Graduate student advising
  • Assist with accreditation efforts; assist in the development and implementation of continuous program evaluation and improvement; cooperate with the Program Director, Liaison, and the Director of Training and Assessment in the development of the curriculum, preparation and update of course syllabi, course outlines, and selection of textbooks and additional curricular materials
  • Participate in Department, College and University meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate in counselor education and supervision (ABD considered) and 1-3 years of teaching in a college setting.

The ideal candidate will: have a clear counselor educator identity, have clinical and supervisory experience in working with students and clients of diverse backgrounds, evidence of scholarship in the counseling education field, be licensed or license eligible in the State of Illinois, demonstrate cultural competent teaching and counseling practices, and present evidence of scholarly potential.

How to Apply:

For a full description and to be considered for this position visit          

Lewis University is an increasingly dynamic institution.  We offer competitive salaries and a complete comprehensive benefits package including generous health care and tuition reimbursement for self, spouse and qualifying dependents.

Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity.  Applicants of a diverse background are highly encouraged to apply, however applications will only be accepted from individuals currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs