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School Counseling & Counseling Psych. - Open-Rank Tenure/Track Faculty

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Commensurate with experience

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Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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The Department of Psychological Studies in Education in the College of Education and Human Development at Temple University is seeking to fill an open rank (tenured/tenure-track) faculty position in Counseling Psychology beginning Fall 2024. The department seeks candidates to join a faculty committed to supporting the professional development of equity-oriented, culturally diverse school counselors and professional counselors. The compelling candidate will demonstrate history or capacity for a scholarly productive research agenda, with an established record of publications and grants or potential for successful scholarship and attracting external funding for research. In addition to maintaining an active program of research, the responsibilities of the position include teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses in both the school counseling and mental health concentrations of the counseling psychology program; advising graduate students; supervising practicum and internship students; teaching other departmental courses as needed; and participating in department, college, and professional service activities.




Required qualifications include an earned doctorate (before Fall 2024) in school counseling, counseling psychology, counselor education or a related field; evidence of training and professional socialization in school counseling and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model; strong research training; and certification or eligibility for certification for K-12 school counseling through the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Experience in teaching university-level courses, being licensed or eligible for licensure as a professional counselor or psychologist in Pennsylvania, along with strong organizational and administrative skills are preferred.   


Application Procedures:


Applicants interested in the position should send electronic copies of a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to using the subject line “Open Rank Counseling Psychology position.” (References will not be contacted until the final stage of the search process). Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Cathy Fiorello, chair of the search committee, at  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 


Temple University is a public, four-year doctoral institution with very high research activity and a national leader in education, research and healthcare. With approximately 30,000 students, Temple is a vital institution in the Philadelphia region and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, contributing significantly toward Pennsylvania’s economy each year. The university also has a strong global reach, with long-standing and vibrant campuses in Japan and Rome. In addition to its national and international presence, Temple has a strong commitment to the city of Philadelphia and other urban communities. The University places a high value on its urban location and on scholarship, teaching, and service that benefit local communities. Additional information about Temple University can be found at 


The College of Education and Human Development at Temple University was founded in 1919. Our prominent location in the heart of North Philadelphia provides students and faculty with the resources and opportunities of a large, diverse and lively urban center. The College of Education and Human Development is committed to serving Philadelphia schools, local communities, and neighborhoods and has forged close partnerships with educators, community members, local leaders, and public officials in a variety of ways to enhance the quality and extent of education regionally and nationally, especially in urban locations.  We seek to promote education as a primary mechanism for social mobility and social justice for all learners. We aim to prepare students to serve as educational leaders and agents of change. Information about the college is available at


Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability. Women and minoritized candidates are especially encouraged to apply. All prospective candidates must prove eligibility to work in the United States. This policy extends to all educational, service and employment programs of the University.  



One of the nation’s top urban public research universities, Temple University is a dynamic workplace in the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant cities. Founded in 1884 as a night school for the working-class men and women of North Philadelphia, for 130 years Temple has retained its core mission of being a beacon of educational opportunity to students of every background, while adding a national and global reputation as a leader in education, research and real-world oriented instruction.

With nearly 39,000 students and 290,000 living alumni, Temple has a major impact on its region and on Philadelphia, the nation’s 5th largest city. One in seven college graduates in the Philadelphia area holds a Temple degree, and the university is the 4th largest provider of professional education in the nation (law, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and podiatry). Temple offers 17 schools and colleges, 399 academic degree programs, 17 Division 1 intercollegiate men’s and women’s athletic teams, as well as nine campuses including international campuses in Italy and Rome.  

Like the students the university serves, Temple’s approximately 8,000 employees are hardworking, diverse and energized by the vibrant and supportive work environments across the university, all aligned towards advancing the teaching, research and service missions of Temple University.

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