Lecturer, Counseling Psychology, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

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Lecturer, Counseling Psychology, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

Tracking Code2757 Job Description

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education and Human Development invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Counseling Psychology. We seek candidates with a background in educating graduate students in Counseling Psychology and/or Counseling, and who have experience in applied counseling practice, particularly with children and adolescents. The faculty member hired for this position will take on a leadership role for the Ed.M. program in Counseling Psychology, which has three concentrations: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, and Sport Psychology. Further, the faculty member hired will oversee practicum and internship placements for Ed.M. in Counseling students.

The Department of Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development, in which this program is housed, is a community of faculty and students who have a strong social justice orientation. We believe that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our programs. To that end, applicants from socio-culturally and ethnically diverse groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Teach graduate level courses in the Ed.M. in Counseling Program, with an emphasis on teaching Practicum/Internship courses
  • Serve in a leadership role for the Master's in Counseling Program (e.g., student recruitment, program communication, student support for progress to degree)
  • Oversee practicum and internship placements


This Lecturer position begins July 1, 2022. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Required Skills

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s or Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology or Related Field
  • Licensure as LMHC or equivalent and/or experience in working with Master’s programs
  • Three years post-licensure experience in providing counseling services
  • Knowledge of Master’s level licensure requirements
  • Strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion

Preferred Qualifications

  • Established record of teaching courses in Counseling Psychology, Counseling, or related fields
  • Established record of mentoring, supervising, or teaching students or professionals in Counseling Psychology and/or Counseling
  • Applicants from socio-culturally and ethnically diverse groups strongly encouraged to apply

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Grace Kim, [email protected]

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20086:

  • Cover letter describing teaching, service, and applied experiences and suitability for the position, with a particular attention to commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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