Assistant Professor - Counseling and Counseling Psychology #16495

Tempe, Arizona
Oct 21, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Faculty of Counseling and Counseling Psychology (CCP) in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (CISA) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position. CCP offers an APA-accredited doctoral program in counseling psychology and a master of counseling program that is approved by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.

ASU has developed a model for the New American University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access, and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes.  Ranked #1 on the Most Innovative Schools list by U.S. News & World Report and in Top 10 Best Buy public universities by Fiske Guide to Colleges 2020, ASU provides a vibrant intellectual community for more than 21,000 graduate students, pursues research that contributes to the public good, and assumes major responsibility for the economic, social, and cultural vitality of the communities it serves.

The CCP faculty believes that an essential element of training graduate students is cultivating an understanding and appreciation of all aspects of human diversity, including race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, culture, language, religion, spirituality, socioeconomic status, ability, and age. CCP has a long history of commitment to diversity and actively seeks diverse faculty, staff, and students. In addition to exceptional scholarship, CCP emphasizes high-quality teaching, clinical supervision, and professional service.  Information about the programs and faculty can be found at To learn more about CISA go to

Successful candidates will be expected to engage in research applicable to counseling and counseling psychology; seek external funding to support the research program; teach required courses in both the doctoral and master’s programs; apply innovative teaching techniques; advise and mentor masters and doctoral students; and provide service to the profession, unit, college, and university.

This is an academic year (9-month) appointment with an expected start date of August 16, 2021. The position is a benefits-eligible appointment with tenure implications.  Course load and composition are determined by the faculty head. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate from an APA-accredited Counseling Psychology program or related field at the time of appointment
  • Published research in peer-reviewed journals
  • Strong evidence for the promise of scholarly research and publications in counseling and counseling psychology
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching
  • Ability to teach in digital environments (incl. synchronous and asynchronous)
  • Evidence of a commitment to meeting the needs of diverse/underrepresented student and/or community populations via research, teaching/mentoring, or service.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Record or demonstrated potential of securing external funding
  • Eligibility for licensure as a Psychologist in Arizona
  • Specialty areas of teaching and research are open but must be appropriate to counseling and counseling psychology
  • Experience teaching in digital environments
  • Active involvement in professional organizations

Application Instructions:

Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications should be submitted at and must contain:

  1. Cover letter that responds to the stated qualifications and describes the applicant’s scholarly agenda and teaching philosophy
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to social justice, diversity, equity and/or inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence (max 2 single-spaced pages)
  4. Up to three examples of scholarly work
  5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations, classroom observations, annual evaluations, etc.)
  6. Complete contact information for three professional references (include name, title, affiliation, e-mail address, phone number). 

In the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts we value our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

The initial application deadline is 12/04/2020 at 5pm; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Official transcripts and background check are required prior to first day of employment. For position-related questions please contact the Search Committee co-chairs, Dr. Alisia (Giac-Thao) T. Tran, at [email protected], or Dr. Cheryl Warner, at [email protected] For technical assistance with your application, contact Amanda Kahler at [email protected].

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