Assistant Teaching Professor - Counseling Psychology

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Job Title: Assistant Teaching Professor - Counseling Psychology
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 28224
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Assistant Teaching Professor Position in Counseling Psychology

As part of our recently developed Strategic Plan and our commitment to high-quality graduate education, the University of Missouri (MU) College of Education is committed to strengthening its focus on Counseling Psychology. We are searching for an individual to fill a non-tenure track, 9-month, faculty position who shares the College’s commitment to excellent teaching, exceptional service to students and the profession, and to continuous quality improvement in an environment of civility and respect.

Qualifications Minimum Qualifications

    Doctorate in Counseling Psychology or a related field by the time of appointment (anticipated September 1, 2019)Experience teaching graduate courses in Counseling Psychology or related fieldsLicensed or license-eligible (pending state-specific requirements) as a psychologist in the State of MissouriStrong multicultural/cross-cultural competencies

Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors:

    Potential as a leader in coordinating clinical training in the program (strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills)Strong teaching ability, and ability to teach graduate courses in Counseling Psychology, consistent with program and departmental instructional needsAbility to advise and mentor masters and doctoral studentsAbility to provide clinical supervision to graduate students in the Counseling Psychology programAbility to provide service to the program, department, college, and the professionCommitment to multicultural/cross-cultural training and demonstration of multicultural/cross-cultural competencies
This position is in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (ESCP).

Application Materials Complete the brief online application. Upload (a) a letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position, (b) evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, student evaluations, chair/advisor/peer reviews), and (c) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application.

Please contact Dr. Patrick Rottinghaus ([email protected]; 573-882-7890) for questions about the position.

Application Deadline Formal review of applications will begin November 28, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Other Information About ESCP: ESCP offers doctoral degrees in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, and Counseling Psychology. Master’s and Specialist degrees are offered in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, School Counseling, and Career Counseling. More information on the department can be found at:

The APA-accredited Counseling Psychology doctoral training program emphasizes a scientist – practitioner model of training. With 65 years of continuous APA accreditation and being consistently ranked as one of the top Counseling Psychology doctoral programs in the country, we offer the M.Ed. (in school counseling, career counseling, sport psychology, and a dual degree Master’s program with National Taiwan Normal University). We also have successful online programs including the Master’s and Educational Specialist in Mental Health Practices in the Schools, a M.Ed. in Positive Coaching, and certificates in positive psychology and multicultural education. The successful candidate will join a vibrant team of 7 core faculty and 2 non-tenure-track faculty. Our doctoral students are highly diverse with over 60% racial ethnic minority, international, or LGBT individuals. The program is affiliated with the Missouri Prevention Center, the Coalition for Cultural Competency as well as the MU Career Center, Counseling Center, Student Health Center, and Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders, and has an award-winning national and international reputation in multicultural and cross-cultural work.

About the College: The College of Education is ranked among the top doctoral granting colleges of education in the country. Today, the College has a student population of approximately 900 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students, and over 100 faculty. The College is financially well positioned to invest in innovation. Annual expenditures for externally funded projects are approximately $20 million with funded projects in research, instruction and public service. Our research portfolio has increased significantly in recent years, and is poised for continued significant strategic growth. The College is a leader on the campus and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.

About MU and the Surrounding Community: MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the largest of the four institutions in the University of Missouri System. In 1867, MU became the first public university in the nation to open a college specific to teacher preparation. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the Department, College, and MU. More information is available on the web at:

MU is located in Columbia, a metropolitan community of approximately 130,000 that has been rated by Money Magazine, Men’s Journal and MSN.COM as one of the best places to live in the U.S. MU has a student body of over 30,000, and is designated as a Carnegie Research University with very high research activity. MU is one of only six universities in the U.S. that is both the flagship and land grant institution housing medicine, veterinary medicine, and law on the same campus. As an AAU member institution since 1908, MU is recognized as one of the top research and educational institutions in the nation.

This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and Columbia has been recognized as a bike-friendly community. Both Kansas City and St. Louis are within a 90-minute drive offering the shopping and cultural opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Columbia has a very high quality public school system and provides many opportunities for art, culture, and music enthusiasts.

Other Information

Non-tenure-track, 9-month appointment beginning September 1, 2019

Salary Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Posted: 1/29/2019
Application Due: 4/29/2019
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