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Assistant/Associate Professor of School Counseling

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAECC720
Advertised Title Assistant/Associate Professor of School Counseling
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 001200
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department Counsel Education Psych Research
Position Summary

The Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research seeks a full-time, 9 month, tenure-track faculty member for the School Counseling program, beginning August 2018. The School Counseling program is CACREP accredited and emphasizes evidence-based practice promoting college and career readiness, data driven programming, and educational equity. The position requires teaching, research and service. Teaching includes teaching graduate courses, mentoring students, supervising research of advanced graduate students, and chairing and serving on doctoral committees. A significant program of scholarly research includes analyzing data, research publications, and the pursuit of external funding. Professional service includes participating in national professional organizations, university and college committees, and serving the local community. The employed candidate will primarily teach courses within the School Counseling program, but may also teach courses in the department’s other CACREP accredited programs.

Minimum Position Qualifications

• Doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision or related degree
• Evidence of an established research agenda and publication record
• Licensed or license eligible as a school counselor in Tennessee
• Evidence of teaching excellence
• Strong knowledge of the ASCA national model

• Doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP accredited program
• Experience teaching graduate classes either in-person, online, and/or hybridized environments in a CACREP accredited program
• Experience in providing clinical supervision
• Knowledge and experience of continuous program evaluation and experience with CACREP, NCATE/ CAEP
• Evidence of federally funded grant awards or participation in federally funded projects
• Evidence of publications in top and key professional journals in the field
• Research/teaching/clinical experience in one of the following areas: children with disabilities or children with behavioral disorders

Special Conditions

The Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research (CEPR) offers six terminal master’s degrees and four doctoral degrees in its three principal areas. The department’s programs are fully accredited by the American Psychological Association and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (see The College of Education, with a faculty of 85 tenure-track positions, is fully accredited by NCATE and is a leader in the enhancement of teacher education (see The University of Memphis is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as one of two public research universities and the only community engaged public university in Tennessee. It has seven colleges and six professional schools serving a diverse population of over 22,000 students, including 4,500 graduate students. The University is strongly committed to its urban mission and outreach programs, and recognizes the diverse and integrated role played by faculty and administration in fulfilling a comprehensive mission of research, education, and community outreach.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The position (#001200) is a nine-month tenure track appointment with the possibility of summer teaching. The anticipated date of appointment is August 20, 2018. The University offers an excellent benefits package including healthcare and retirement. The state of TN has no state income tax, and the Memphis area has a very reasonable cost of living.

Posting Date 01/03/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Competitive or Commensurate with Experience
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin February 5, 2018 and may continue until the position is filled. The department welcomes a diverse set of applicants. Applications are to be submitted electronically at
Applicants are required to upload (1) a letter of application, (2) a statement of teaching and research interests, (3) a curriculum vitae, and (4) names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Applicants will receive a confirmation number when all application materials are submitted. Letters of reference and official transcripts will be requested upon interview. Address inquiries and nominations to Dr. Pam Cogdal ( or (901- 678-2841).

Instructions to Applicant regarding references
Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document 1
  4. References List
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 2