Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical/Counseling

Job description

The Department of Psychology at Nebraska Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Clinical/Counseling Psychology to begin August 2021. Nebraska Wesleyan, located in Lincoln, the capital city of Nebraska, is a nationally recognized undergraduate liberal arts institution with approximately 2,100 students and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Final rank upon hire will be determined by the Provost commensurate with experience and education.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance benefits, retirement benefits, a generous holiday schedule, and undergraduate tuition remission for employee’s dependents among other benefits.


We encourage candidates who are prepared to teach courses in Clinical Psychology and Counseling Psychology. Other courses may include Introduction to Psychological Science, Abnormal Psychology, and a course in your area of expertise. The typical departmental teaching load is three courses per semester (4 credit courses).  The candidate will also assist in academic/career advisement of undergraduate students and contribute to faculty governance.   

Qualifications: Candidates must:

  • Have received a doctoral degree with specialty in Clinical/Counseling Psychology or a closely related area from an accredited institution by August 2021 or is near completion.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to engaging, innovative, and evidence-informed teaching incorporating diverse instructional methods.
  • Mentor undergraduate students in research experiences.
  • Have a teaching philosophy that incorporates diversity and inclusion.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: 
Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s mission and we embrace it as a source of strength.  Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they are able to enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials. 

Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE.

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit the following to URL: 

  • a letter of interest outlining qualifications,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a teaching philosophy statement
  • a diversity statement that explains how you would facilitate a diverse and equitable community in your teaching, mentoring, outreach, research, and/or service,
  • a sample course syllabus,
  • unofficial graduate transcripts,
  • the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references

Review of applications will begin November 2, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. 

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Job No:
Posted: 10/1/2020
Application Due: 11/30/2020
Work Type:
Salary: DOE/Q