Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Counseling Psychology

Job description

We seek a candidate for a Visiting Assistant Professor of the Practice of Counseling Psychology 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 position will require an innovative and critical thinker who is capable of working within a dynamic environment. Specific responsibilities include: teaching masters and doctoral courses in counseling psychology (3 to 4 courses per quarter), advising graduate students, and serving on department and college committees.

Position Summary

The Morgridge College of Education (MCE) at the University of Denver (DU) invites applications for the 2019-2020 academic year in the Department of Counseling Psychology for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Counseling Psychology (12-month appointment). 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 Denvers 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 MCE is located in Katherine A. Ruffatto Hall, a 65,000 square foot complex built in 2010 providing a flexible, innovative, and multidisciplinary learning environment. The facility allows for ongoing dialogue with community, national, and global partners as we enter a transformational era in education. 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. 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.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, counselor education and supervision or a closely related field. Degree must be confirmed by start date.
  • Prior experience in teaching and supervision.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and experience working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience at the graduate level.
  • Although the area of specialist is open, we are seeking candidates who can advance our department priorities: Addictions, Adolescence Counseling, Couple and Family Counseling, and Diversity Counseling.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on June 7, 2019.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. 1-2 page Teaching Statement
  4. Diversity Statement: Separate one-page statement on how applicant's research, teaching, and clinical experience specifically addresses issues of race, social justice, and inclusive excellence in counseling psychology

Diversity Statement: one-page statement on how applicant's research, teaching, and clinical experience specifically addresses issues of race, social justice, and inclusive excellence in counseling psychology

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 492419
Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 7/14/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable