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Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Counseling Psychology
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Sep. 11, 2020
Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Counseling Psychology
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8G030:Educational, School and Counseling Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    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 a tenure-track, open rank, regular title series position in our APA-accredited Counseling Psychology Program. The appointment is a nine-month position, effective August 16, 2021. Visit our website to learn more about our master’s and PhD programs:

Responsibilities: Teach graduate courses in counseling psychology, including personality and cognitive assessment. Mentor master’s and doctoral students, supervise dissertations, and provide professional service, including community engagement. Maintain an active research program with evidence of and continued potential for extramural funding. Area of research focus is open with preference given to individuals whose program of research centers around social justice.

Qualifications: Doctorate in counseling psychology from an APA accredited program, eligibility for licensure in Kentucky, evidence of successful teaching and mentoring, record of research indicative of strong trajectory toward tenure and promotion at a high research productivity university. Experience securing extramural grant funding is highly desirable.

Application review begins September 30, 2020, and continues until the position is filled. Applications should include a letter of application describing their appropriateness for the position including their research, teaching, and mentoring experience (upload under Cover Letter); current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita); two representative publications (upload under Specific Request 1). In addition, please include the names and contact information for three current professional references when prompted in the application.
Questions may be directed to either of the Counseling Psychology Search Committee Co-Chairs: Joseph Hammer, PhD ( and Sherry Rostosky, PhD (

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. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.

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