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

Assistant Professor Position Counseling Psychology

  • 03 Nov 2023 2:35 PM
    Message # 13275280
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position Counseling Psychology-UCA Counseling Psychology Position

    The Department of Psychology and Counseling at the University of Central Arkansas invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position to begin August 16, 2024. A Ph.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program and license eligibility are required. Training as a generalist is preferred, and we are open to all qualified applicants; however, it would be helpful to have an interest in integrated health care, prevention, and strength-based approaches. We are eager to support applicants who bring diversity to the department and university. For more information about the department, go to; for more information about the program, go to Doctoral Program in Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.) - UCA .

    Position Responsibilities
    • Serve as a core member of the APA-accredited program in Counseling Psychology.
    • Teach courses aligned with program and department needs – e.g., graduate courses in counseling psychology, psychological assessment, research design, and  practicum.
    • Conduct an active program of research and scholarship with a clearly articulated agenda within the field of counseling psychology.
    • Mentor students through academic advising, research, and dissertation supervision.
    • Serve the department, university, and community in ways that promote professional psychology.

    The Department of Psychology and Counseling
    The department houses undergraduate program with over 550 majors and graduate programs in Counseling Psychology, School Psychology, and Mental Health Counseling. Our program in Counseling Psychology is accredited by APA and has a “general practitioner” emphasis. We also have a NASP-approved Ed.S program. Department faculty include experimental and applied psychologists who are active researchers and committed teachers. The Department is located within the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences with opportunities for collaborations with other health professionals.

    UCA is in Conway, AR, a growing, diverse, and economically vibrant, city of approximately 65,000 people. Conway is located only a half-hour drive from the state capital, Little Rock—the largest metro in Arkansas. Known as the “City of Colleges,” Conway is home not only to UCA, but also to two private colleges, a professional orchestra, live theatrical productions, and art museums and galleries. The city also boasts of major industries and private-school options in addition to achieving K-12 public schools. About one-quarter of our Conway neighbors are persons of color. Conway residents enjoy easy access to myriad outdoor opportunities both near Conway and within city limits. The city has constructed many miles of scenic walking trails, bike paths, and parks. Nevertheless, Central Arkansas’s cost of living—to include that associated with real estate, and state and local taxation—ranks well below national averages.

    Application Process
    For full consideration, the application portal provided will remain open until the position is filled: . The University of Central Arkansas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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