Assistant Professor Tenure Track Position: Counseling Program - University of San Diego in San Diego California

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University of San Diego

San Diego, California 92110

United States


Detailed Job Description

University of San Diego

Assistant Professor Tenure Track Position: Counseling Program

The Department of School, Family, and Mental Health Professions at the University of San Diego has an opening for a tenure-track position (Assistant Professor) in the Counseling Program (specializations in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling).

Qualifications:  Candidates for this position must meet the following minimum criteria:

• Doctorate required, preferably from a CACREP-accredited Counselor Education program; 

• Experience teaching Counseling core and specialization courses is required;

• License-eligibility in California is required; 

• Evidence of scholarly productivity is required. 

Note that a demonstrated “Counselor Educator” professional identity is required; (e.g., applicants with related doctoral degrees should have experience as faculty members in a counselor education program).

Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor will be expected to teach core and specialization courses in Counseling. Faculty members are also expected to demonstrate scholarly productivity, as reflected in research grants, publications, and professional presentations; support for research activities and travel is available to faculty members.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to student advising, admissions, curriculum assessment/development, and general departmental and university service.  Preference will be given to candidates who can teach basic and advanced counseling courses in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and supervise practicum courses.  

University of San Diego: Department of School, Family & Mental Health Professions: The Department of SFMHP at USD includes masters programs in Counseling (School Counseling specialization CACREP approved and Clinical Mental Health specialization currently under review) and Marital & Family Therapy (COAMFTE accredited). The Counseling program enrolls approximately 50 students each year, with approximately one-third of the students coming from out-of-state. The majority of students are pursuing their degrees full-time and many receive financial assistance. 

The Department and USD have a strong commitment to diversity and to global education.  Faculty candidates should be committed to working with diverse students and populations and interested in fostering community engagement at the local, national, and global levels. The program has developed strong collaborative relationships with local agencies, clinics, and schools to provide an array of practicum sites, including psychiatric facilities, youth and family service centers, veteran’s services, and culturally specific centers. In addition, students are required to participate in at least one global education experience prior to graduation.  

Applications: To apply, go to and reference job IRC12009.  Applicants should upload a letter of application which includes a summary of teaching and research experience and interests, curriculum vita, official transcript of highest degree earned, representative publications and three letters of recommendation. Preference will be given to applications and supporting documents received by December 1, 2013, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  

Salary is commensurate with experience and education. 

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.  Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply. 


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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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