Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Counseling Psychology
As part of our enhanced commitment to research as an AAU member institution, the University of Missouri (MU) College of Education is searching for an individual to fill a tenure-track, nine month, faculty position in the Counseling Psychology program area at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek an individual with expertise, interests and experiences in multicultural/cross-cultural psychology. We are seeking an individual who shares the College's commitment to quality research, excellent teaching, outstanding mentorship of students, exceptional service to the profession, and to continuous quality improvement in an environment of civility and respect.
An earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology or a related field
Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors:
Expertise in multicultural/cross-cultural psychology
Demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity and social justice in the department/university
Ability to conduct an active, externally funded program of research and scholarship
Ability to teach graduate courses related to counseling psychology, consistent with program and departmental instructional needs
Ability to mentor, advise, and supervise the research of graduate students in the counseling psychology program, and serve on dissertation committees for other students within the department
This position will be housed in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (ESCP).
Beginning Review Date: Formal review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled
About ESCP: ESCP offers doctoral degrees in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, and Counseling Psychology, and Statistics, Measurement & Evaluation in Education. Master's and Specialist degrees are offered in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, School Counseling, and Career Counseling. More information on the department can be found at: http://education.missouri.edu/ESCP/index.php.
The APA-accredited Counseling Psychology training program emphasizes a scientist – practitioner model of training. With 65 years of continuous APA accreditation and being consistently ranked as one of the top Counseling Psychology programs in the country, we offer the M.Ed. (in school counseling, career counseling, sport psychology, and a dual degree Master's program with NTNU in Taiwan) as well as the Ph.D. degree. We also have successful online programs including the Masters and Educational Specialist in Mental Health Practices in the Schools, a M.Ed. in Positive Coaching, and certificates in positive psychology and multicultural education. We have international exchange programs with National Taiwan Normal University and Beijing Normal University and host international scholars (doctoral students and faculty at international universities) for short-term visits (1 semester, 1 year). The successful candidate will join a vibrant team of 8 core faculty (5 tenure-track and 3 non-tenure-track faculty). Our doctoral students are highly diverse with over 65% identifying as racial ethnic minority, international, or LGBT individuals. The program is affiliated with the Missouri Prevention Center, the Coalition for Cultural Competency as well as the MU Career Center and has an award-winning national and international reputation in multicultural and cross-cultural work.
About the College of Education: The College of Education is ranked among the top doctoral granting colleges of education in the country. Today, the College has a student population of approximately 900 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students with 72 tenured/tenure-track and 25 full-time non-tenure track faculty members. The College is financially well positioned to invest in innovation. Annual expenditures for externally funded projects are approximately $20 million with funded projects in research, instruction and public service. Our research portfolio has increased significantly in recent years, and is poised for continued significant strategic growth. The College is a leader on the campus and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.
About MU and the Surrounding Community: MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the largest of the four institutions in the University of Missouri System. In 1867, MU became one of the first public universities in the nation to establish an academic program specific to teacher preparation. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the Department, College, and MU. More information is available on the web at: education.missouri.edu
MU is located in Columbia, a metropolitan community of approximately 120,000 that has been rated by Money Magazine, Men's Journal and MSN.COM as one of the best places to live in the U.S. MU has a student body of over 30,000, and is designated as a Carnegie Research University with very high research activity. MU is one of only six universities in the U.S. that is both the flagship and land grant institution housing medicine, veterinary medicine, and law on the same campus. As an AAU member institution since 1908, MU is recognized as one of the top research and educational institutions in the nation.
This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and Columbia has been recognized as a bike-friendly community. Both Kansas City and St. Louis are within a 90-minute drive offering the shopping and cultural opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Columbia has a very high quality public school system and provides many opportunities for art, culture and music enthusiasts.
Salary: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications; excellent start-up package and benefits.
Appointments: Tenure-track, nine-month appointment beginning September 1, 2018
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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To Apply:Apply on-line at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php. Upload (a) a letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position, (b) evidence of scholarly quality and productivity, (c) evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, student evaluations, chair/advisor/peer reviews) (d) evidence of experiences in generating external funding, and (e) names and contact information for three reference in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section.
The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. Today, MU is a $2.1 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one: It's a major land-grant institution with ...a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri's largest public research university. Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. The state’s most comprehensive university, MU offers more than 300 degree programs through 19 colleges and schools and is one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. Mizzou What is Mizzou? Learn about the history and traditions behind the name Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with 35,000 students from every county in Missouri, every state in the nation and 120 countries. The favorite classroom for the best and brightest, Mizzou attracts more valedictorians, Curators Scholars and Bright Flight Scholars than any other college or university in Missouri. Twenty-six percent of MU freshmen come from the top 10 percent of their high school classes. MU’s nationally prominent faculty bring discoveries into the classroom, publish more than 1,600 books and scholarly articles each year and spend about $235 million annually on scientific research; they account for 70 percent of the research dollars flowing to Missouri public universities. Ninety-two percent of full-time, ranked faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field.