Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Details

Job no: 514675
Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Counseling & School Psychology
Pay Grade: No Pay Grade
Date opened: 23 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

The Department of Counseling and School Psychology in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology to begin September 1, 2022. Position is for one year, with potential for a second year, contingent upon performance and funding. Applicants will contribute to our APA-Accredited Doctoral Programs in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology as well as our MPCAC-Accredited Masters in Mental Health program.

Responsibilities: This position is to primarily contribute clinical expertise in the area of supervision and assessment training for doctoral students doing practicum and clinical education for both doctoral students and masters students.

Requirements: Doctorate in Counseling or School Psychology or related field. Licensed Psychologist, preferably in Massachusetts, and a strong record of clinical and teaching experience. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have experience in conducting clinical supervision and teaching clinically focused courses.

Application instructions:

To apply, candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references. For more information contact the department chair: [email protected]. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This is temporary one year benefitted position.

UMass Boston requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to confirm proof of their vaccination status including booster. Exemptions from the vaccine requirement will be permitted only for qualifying religious or medical reasons. Regardless of vaccination status, you must wear a face covering in public indoor spaces on campus.

Applications close:


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