Clinical Assistant Professor - Morgridge College Of Education

Job description

The Morgridge College of Education (MCE) at the University of Denver (DU) is recruiting two Clinical Assistant Professors in School Counseling (12-month appointments, 3-year term, renewable) for the 2018-19 academic year in the Department of Counseling Psychology. Located in the city of Denver, DU is the oldest and largest independent university in the Rocky Mountain Region with high research activity and enrolls approximately 11,500 students in its undergraduate, graduate, and professional preparation programs. Denver is quickly becoming one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the U.S. Census data show that Denver's population includes 11.1% Black or African American, 31.7% Hispanic or Latino, 2.8% Asian American, and approximately 1% Native American residents. Situated in this vibrant metropolitan community, the University is committed to building and sustaining a culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

The Department of Counseling Psychology's philosophy and mission are aligned with the MCE vision to train global leaders who employ innovative and effective approaches to advance learning throughout the lifespan, educational change, and social equity. Our programs prepare ethical, collaborative practitioners who can apply counseling principles to promote learning and development with diverse clients and communities. The PhD program is accredited by the American Psychological Association and the Clinical Mental Health Concentration of the MA program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council. We are exploring CACREP accreditation for our School Counseling area.

Position Summary

We seek candidates with a proven record of excellence in clinical work, supervision, teaching, as well as who values our mission of serving the public good and inclusive excellence. The Clinical Assistant Professors in School Counseling will require innovative and critical thinkers who are capable of working within a dynamic environment. Specific responsibilities include: teaching masters courses in counseling psychology and assist with management of the School Counseling concentration.

Required Qualifications

  • Applicants should have an earned doctorate in Counseling Education and Supervision or related field.
  • Prior experience in teaching, research, and leadership.
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to and experience working with diverse populations.
  • Evidence of scholarship commensurate with clinical faculty expectations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience at the graduate level.
  • Doctorate from a CACREP accredited program.
  • Experience as a School Counselor.

Application Deadline

Application review will begin on February 18, 2018. Early submissions are advised. Applications will continue to be reviewed until position is filled.

Special Instructions

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This appointment will be for one year with the potential for renewal. This position will commence on July 1, 2018 or a negotiated start date. Interested candidates must apply online through to be considered.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Cover letter outlining your fit with the position, as well as your including teaching philosophy and statement expressing a vision for School Counseling training.
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Two Letters of Reference: email letters of reference of behalf of the candidate with "CP Search Position #5777" as the email subject.




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Job No: 005777
Posted: 1/23/2018
Application Due: 3/24/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable