Company Name:

Drake University


Des Moines, Iowa

Approximate Salary:

$58,000 Per Year

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 6, 2019

Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology

Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology: The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Drake University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology position beginning in August, 2020. While advanced ABD/ABI candidates will be considered, completion of PhD requirements is expected by the start of the appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching/research expertise in multicultural psychology. Candidates must be committed to exemplary teaching and to maintaining a productive program of research. The teaching load is 3-3. Teaching assignments include introductory psychology, counseling psychology, multicultural psychology, and courses within the candidate’s area of expertise. The candidate is also expected to mentor student research and internship experiences. The department has approximately 230 undergraduate majors taught by 10 faculty members. As a new faculty line, this position provides an opportunity for advancing the undergraduate counseling psychology curriculum as well as exploring possible undergraduate curricular partnerships with the Master of Science in Counseling Program in the School of Education. The University also offers opportunities for engaging in interdisciplinary teaching at the undergraduate level. Information about the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience can be found at

Application materials should include: cover letter with a statement of teaching and research interests, CV, sample teaching evaluations if available, sample reprints, a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted electronically at (select the desired position and follow the instructions to apply and upload requested materials). Recommendation letters should be submitted electronically to or mailed to Counseling Search Committee, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Drake University, 318 Olin, 2708 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311. The review of applications will begin on October 7th and will continue until the position is filled. Please address questions to the search chair, Dr. Maria Clapham, Drake University is committed to supporting a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from candidates who reflect the diversity of the nation. For more information, please visit Drake’s Human Resources page at

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