Assistant Professor-Clinical, Counseling Psychology

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Job description

Counseling Psychology, Educational Psychology Program Area, Division of Theoretical & Behavioral Foundations

Estimated start date: Fall 2018

Job Duties:

The ideal candidate must have the ability to:

(a) teach courses in counseling psychology and other Educational Psychology areas,
(b) run pre-practicum, practicum, and internship training for master’s and doctoral level trainees in Counseling Psychology,
(c) function as the Director of Clinical Training (DCT) in a new (starting Fall 2018) Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology,
(d) help manage daily program operations for counseling psychology training programs (marketing, recruitment, admissions, progress monitoring/university compliance, APA accreditation management, and related activities),
(e) contribute to college and university service activities,
(f) engage in scholarly/research work, and
(f) serve on master’s student thesis and dissertation research committees.

We seek to hire an exceptional trainer of counseling psychology practitioners who also has potential for quality service and scholarship contributions to WSU. Applicants must have earned a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program, show evidence of field experience necessary to be a trainer of counseling psychology practitioners, experience in, strong record of, and strong interest in teaching and mentoring students, a record of service contributions to one’s workplace and professional community, and potential for scholarly/research engagement.

Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to:

Dr. Francesca Pernice, Associate Professor, Counseling Psychology

Inquiries regarding the online application process should be directed to:

Mr. Joseph White, Chief of Staff

Salary and Rank for above: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Rank of Assistant Professor-Clinical is expected, though Lecturer rank will also be considered depending on level of experience.

How to apply

All applicants must use the WSU Online Hiring System at .

Applicants must apply online at:, posting number 043231. Applications must include a letter of application; curriculum vita; and names, addresses, and contact information for at least three references. In addition, applicants should upload 2 to 3 representative publications/papers in press for review.

Search Committee
College of Education
Wayne State University
441 Education Building
Detroit, MI 48202

Please note: Applicants who are selected for this position will be asked to provide proof of degrees awarded before the hiring process is completed.

Application Deadline: The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, on a rolling basis.

Starting date: August, 2018.

The College of Education’s theme “The Effective Urban Educator: Reflective, Innovative and Committed to Diversity,” guides and develops its programs. The College is characterized by its diversity and commitment to an urban mission and reflects the dynamic characteristics of urban life. The College of Education currently enrolls about 2,000 undergraduates and almost as many graduate (master’s/education specialist/doctoral) students in approximately 37 different programs.

Resumes will only be accepted at Wayne State University is a premier urban research institution of higher education offering more than 380 undergraduate and graduate academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to more than 28,000 students in Metropolitan Detroit.

Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 370 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 28,000 students. Wayne State’s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over 200 acres; its six extension centers offer higher education to students throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in.