Assistant Professor (Master Counseling/Psychology) - College of Education/Counseling

Bowie State University
Bowie, MD

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Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

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Position Title:

Assistant Professor (Master Counseling/ Psych)

Rank :

Assistant Professor 9115

Regular (PIN) or Long Term Contractual Faculty:


Desired Start Date:


Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Duties and Responsibilities :

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching across multiple areas, with a focus on counseling psychology. Prospective candidates should also have a history of publications and interest in research; active scholarship and grantsmanship/fund raising; and expectations of contributing to the program, department, university, and surrounding community. An interest in curriculum instruction and program development; student advisement; assisting with field practica, and collaboration with colleagues is also highly desired. Instructional responsibilities may include teaching graduate courses such as Introduction to Research, Appraisal, Evaluation, and Assessment, Advanced Techniques in Psychotherapy, Group Counseling, Psychodynamics of Psychopathology, and Family Counseling. A strong commitment to understanding diversity and cultural proficiency in the field is a plus. The Candidate must be willing to work evenings and some weekends.

Conditions of Employment:

CV, Application, References, and Transcript.


  • At least 4 years (part or full time) experience in a community clinical setting and/or in higher education
  • Willingness to be flexible in teaching schedule (e.g., evenings, weekends, etc.)
  • Occasional availability for Saturday activities, such as proctoring Comprehensive Examinations; Graduate Student Open Houses; New Student Orientations; In-services; and Special Events
  • Occasional availability for field visits for Practicum or Internship supervision
  • Licensed or licensed eligible in Maryland
  • Minimum of three (3) professional references, preferably from supervisors, documenting scholarship, program development, student advisement and collaboration with colleagues.
  • A history of research and related publications in refereed journals and/or periodicals.


The ideal candidate must have a Ph.D. or an Ed.D., in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and/or Counselor Education and Supervision, or a related area.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

A history of teaching courses in the specialty area and an active program of teaching and research in mental health counseling is highly desirable, along with a strong interest in teaching related courses. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to graduate education and provide a record of potential effectiveness in teaching, scholarly research, and community outreach.





Bowie State University, a member of the University System of Maryland (USM), is a regional, comprehensive, and historically black university. The University offers an array of baccalaureate and masters degree programs and a doctorate in education. Located between Washington, DC and Baltimore, the University includes a diverse faculty and student population.

Founded in 1865, Bowie State is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. It is also a diverse university whose 5,400 students, along with faculty and staff, come from many ethnic backgrounds. The University boasts a pastoral campus that is both serene and beautiful. With seven residence halls, the University is a hub of 24/7 undergraduate life, yet it also offers convenient evening classes and online courses to serve employed professionals seeking to move ahead in their vocations.

Bowie State upholds the System’s mission of providing high-caliber, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities. In addition to its 25 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 30 master's, doctoral, and advanced certification programs. Its advanced research facilities include one of the world's 100 most powerful supercomputers and a satellite operations control center managed in conjunction with NASA

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