Assistant Professor in School Counseling
Pittsburg State University seeks a faculty member in School Counseling committed to high-quality teaching for a full-time, tenure-earning position in the Department of Psychology and Counseling (https://www.pittstate.edu/psych). Position begins on August 15, 2022, and will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising, and supervision. Scholarly activity in the area of school counseling is desirable and service to the department, college and university are required. The candidate filling the position will be part of the M.S. School Counseling program. Required qualifications include a doctoral degree in Counselor Education or related counseling area (ABD will be considered), teaching experience in higher education, an active research agenda, and an understanding of and commitment to the principles of social justice and educational equity. Preferred qualifications include experience in supervising practicum/internship courses, experience working as a professional school counselor in elementary and/or secondary school settings, professional memberships in school counseling and other professional organizations. Duties include teaching undergraduate and/or master's level courses in Educational Psychology, Program Planning and Management in School Counseling, Contemporary and Ethical Issues in School Counseling, School Counseling Practicum and Internship. Additional courses could include Group Dynamics, Career Development, or Family Counseling. The Department of Psychology and Counseling serves nearly 300 undergraduate majors and 120 graduate students (including: general, clinical, behavior analysis, and school psychology; and school counseling). Excellence in teaching is emphasized in the department. PSU is a comprehensive regional university with an enrollment of 6,500 and is located in the city of Pittsburg, Kansas (approximate population 20,000; http://pittsburgareachamber.com). For a full description and to apply online visit http://pittstate.edu/hr/jobs. Electronic submission only. Submit application letter, vita, unofficialgraduate and undergraduate transcripts, as well as names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references and evidence of teaching effectiveness to the attention of Dr. Cebrail Karayigit, Chair, School Counseling Search Committee. A criminal background check is required prior to employment. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Applications received by December 1, 2021 will receive first consideration. Review of complete applications will continue until the position is filled. PSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to diversifying its professional community.