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Special Title Series – Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Apr. 27, 2023
Title Special Title Series – Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8G030:Educational, School and Counseling Psych
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology - Clinical
    Psychology - General
The Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for an Assistant Professor, Special Title Series, tenure-eligible, in the field of Counseling Psychology. The appointment is a nine-month position to begin August 15, 2023.

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The UK Counseling Psychology program espouses a scientist-practitioner model of training with particular emphasis on social justice and multicultural perspectives. The faculty and students are productive, award-winning, and invested in each other’s success and well-being. You are eligible for a generous benefits package as a University of Kentucky faculty member with diverse rewards, focusing on your total well-being. Additional information and updates to benefits can be found at:

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position will focus about 85% of their time on teaching and instruction and 15% of their time on clinical direction and supervision.

The primary responsibilities of this individual’s teaching and instruction activities will include, but are not limited to:
· teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses within the program and department;
· further enriching instruction that occurs in the program
· evaluating student progress in core counseling psychology courses
· supervising students in field experiences or clinical settings
· advising students; · departmental, college, and university service
· collaborative curriculum and academic program leadership
· serving on student examine committees
· conducting process/outcome evaluation related to clinic activities
· serving on either MS Counseling and PhD Counseling Psychology training committees
· engaging in key state and national professional societies related to the field to further the mission of the program.

The individual in this position is also expected to develop and market a program teletherapy clinic that draws clientele throughout the state of Kentucky, serving as licensed psychologist on duty. Obtaining external funding and adequate clientele to support clinic activities is expected. All faculty are expected to contribute to the equity and inclusion goals of the college and to incorporate the best inclusive practices indicated in their field of expertise.

Application review begins May 7th, 2023. Applications should include A letter of application describing their appropriateness for the position including their research, teaching, mentoring, and social justice advocacy experience (upload under Cover Letter); Candidate statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion (upload under Specific Request 1); Current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita); Two representative publications (upload under Specific Request 2); and Contact information for three letters of recommendation (when prompted in the application).

Appointment for this 9-month position is contingent upon funding. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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