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Faculty Positions

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time, 9-month academic year, tenure-track assistant professor to teach in the department’s Mental Health Counseling (MHC) graduate program.  The MHC program is a CACREP-accredited clinical mental health counseling master’s program that requires 90 quarter credits for graduation.

The Department of Psychology has approximately 20 FTE faculty members, over 600 undergraduate majors, and approximately 80 graduate students in mental health counseling, school psychology, and experimental psychology. The department has a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of its faculty and student body.

Screening begins February 2, 2018.

Job Duties
Applicants should be prepared to a) teach counseling-related courses at the graduate level, b) teach undergraduate psychology courses, c) supervise counseling practica, and d) serve on graduate thesis or portfolio committees. All faculty in the Department of Psychology are expected to have: a) a commitment to scholarly activity, b) the ability to establish a productive research program, and c) the ability and interest in mentoring student research at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  All university faculty are expected to practice effective teaching, conduct scholarly activity, and perform professional and community service.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates must hold a doctorate in counseling or counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program by the start of employment
  • OR must hold a related doctoral degree and have at least one year of full-time teaching experience in an accredited counseling program prior to 2013
  • Candidate must be eligible for and committed to obtaining relevant state certification and/or licensure within the first 2 to 3 years of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate coursework in psychology
  • Ability to teach quantitative research methods and/or statistics

Visit the Human Resources appplication page of CWU for more information about applying for this position.

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