School of Education
Department of Human Development and Psychoeducational Studies
The Department of Human Development and Psychoeducational Studies at Howard University consists of an undergraduate program in human development, a master’s program in school psychology and counseling services, and doctoral programs in counseling psychology, educational psychology, and school psychology. The programs reflect Howard University’s commitment to addressing the needs of urban and diverse school systems, communities, and families by expanding the pool of diverse and well-prepared professionals. We seek candidates who are committed to these same ideals and wish to contribute to our learning community.
Howard University is a federally chartered, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black university located in Washington, D.C. It has a Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education status of RU/H: Research Universities (high research activity). Howard University’s commitment to preparing educational leaders dates back to 1890. The School of Education seeks to improve and expand educational opportunity and access, particularly for African Americans and other underserved communities with a strong institutional commitment and capacity for advancing educational leadership preparation, research, and practice.
Counseling Psychology Program
First accredited by APA in 2002, the Counseling Psychology program is one of only two APA-accredited counseling psychology programs housed at a Historically Black University. With a strong focus in multicultural competence and social justice, the program’s student body, faculty, and curriculum embody that diversity.
Position Details: The Department of Human Development & Psychoeducational Studies seeks student-oriented applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in Counseling Psychology at the Assistant Professor level, to begin on August 15, 2019. Candidates can expect to work in a productive, collegial atmosphere centrically nested in the multicultural, scientific, and educational richness of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Responsibilities of the position include teaching graduate level courses in counseling psychology, advising doctoral students, and supervising students’ scholarship and research. Faculty candidates also must demonstrate strong research potential or productivity, including a commitment toward seeking external funding and the ability to lead an active student research team comprised of diverse students.
Candidate Details: Strong applicants for this position will have an earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology or a strongly related field, from an APA-accredited program. Applicants should possess a proven track record of research productivity in terms of research and external funding; and an ability to teach courses that covers biological basis of behavior, assessment and intervention; with a preference for cognitive behavioral orientation, neuropsychology or biopsychology background, and license eligibility within the District of Columbia/Maryland/Virginia. Possible courses include biopsychology and psychopharmacology, CBT interventions, African Psychology, Research Design, Externship, and Microcounseling Interventions. The salary is competitive.
Application Information: Applicants should electronically submit: (a) a letter of application reflecting qualifications and interest, (b) a statement of teaching philosophy; (c) a curriculum vitae, (d) graduate transcripts, (e) a copy of a valid license to practice and (f) the names and contact information of three potential references to:
Howard University School of Education
ASA Building Room 303
Attention: Dr. Shareefah Al’Uqdah, Search Committee Chair
2441 4th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20059
Contact Dr. Shareefah Al’Uqdah, email@example.com with all inquiries.
Additional information on Howard University, the School of Education and the Department of Human Development and Psychoeducational Studies may be found at www.education.howard.edu
Howard University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, marital status, religion or disability.