Society for the Teaching of Psychology: Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

Assistant Professor - Clinical/Counseling

  • 03 Nov 2023 12:43 PM
    Message # 13275221

    Position Title Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Hiring Unit School of Education, Health, and Human Behavior, Department of Psychology

    Job Description
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's School of Education, Health, and Human Behavior is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor-Psychology position. Preferred applicants will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching of multicultural and clinical psychology courses both in-person and online. The department seeks a strong scholar who can add to the diversity of research interests among our faculty and contribute to our collegial and student-focused department. Responsibilities will also include advising graduate students, chairing theses, supervising student research, and serving on departmental, school, and university committees.

    To learn more about the department, visit us online at:

    The Department of Psychology seeks to attract an active, culturally, and academically diverse faculty. SIUE is committed to diversity to achieve domestic and international peace, social, justice, and the development of full human potential. Integral to this commitment, the School of Education, Health, and Human Behavior strives for a student body and a workforce that manifests diversity. Applicants who embody diversity of race, color, creed or religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or sexual identity are encouraged to apply.

    Minimum Qualifications Applicants for this position must possess an earned doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. ABD candidates will be considered, but the doctorate is required by the contract start date in August 2024. Evidence of, or potential for, successful undergraduate and graduate teaching, service at all levels of the university, and high-quality research is also required.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Ability to teach undergraduate courses in Multicultural Issues in Psychology, Psychology of Gender, and/or Psychosocial Foundations of African American Worldviews. Actual course assignments may vary depending on departmental needs
    • Ability to teach graduate courses in Multicultural Counseling and other graduate-level Clinical Psychology program content; Actual course assignments may vary depending on departmental needs
    • Ability to teach online courses
    • Demonstrated interest in teaching and working with students from diverse backgrounds
    • Interest in engaging students in research and experiential learning
    • Evidence of peer-reviewed scholarship
    • Commitment to departmental and university collegiality through engagement in service activities
    • Ability to contribute through interest, research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply

    Source of Funds State

    Salary The position offers outstanding benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with education and training.

    Terms of Appointment Full-time, continuing 9-month tenure-track position. Summer appointment is contingent upon availability of funds and enrollment. Beginning date of appointment is August 2024.

    Application Process Please submit a letter of application which includes contact information for three references, vitae, and statements of teaching and research interests. Files will be considered complete when 2 letters (3 preferred) of recommendation have also been received.

    Material should be submitted electronically to:

    Ms. Christine Gallagher, Office Support Specialist

    Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Laura Pawlow, Search Chair,

    Application Deadline For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by the end of the business day on December 4. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants.

    Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

    SIUE is a state university.  Benefits under state-sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  SIUE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.  

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    Dual Career Support for New Faculty
    The Career Development Center has partnered with SIUE's Toward an Inclusive Model of Excellence project to provide a variety of career services and resources to partners of new faculty who have relocated to the Greater St. Louis area. Visit them online at: Dual Career Support

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