Assistant Professor in Clinical Mental Health Counseling



Job description

Starkville, MS

Mississippi State University’s Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Foundations is seeking applications for a 9-month, tenure-track, assistant professor position in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, a CACREP-accredited program, to begin August 2019 at the main campus based in Starkville, MS.

Primary responsibilities will include: graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising; supervision of practicum and internship; conducting research and scholarly activity (including grants); and providing service and outreach in the area of Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Opportunity for summer teaching exists.

Qualifications include a doctoral degree in Counselor Education with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or closely related counseling field (ABD will be considered if degree completion is prior to start date), and demonstration of potential for excellence in the areas of teaching, research, and service.

We prefer candidates having doctoral degree from a CACREP-accredited program, and current LPC or eligibility for licensure in Mississippi, as well as supervisory credential (e.g., LPC-S) and supervisory experience.
Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications.

How to apply

Screening of applicants will begin October 1, and will continue until the position is filled. Application requires cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for at least three references. Applications should be submitted at, (re: position # 496777).

At Mississippi State University, we believe in getting personal. Known throughout our history as "The People's University," our university provides the academic, leadership, and social opportunities to help each person excel. Your success—in whatever field of study or career goal—is our success. We take that mission seriously. Here, faculty, staff and students share a common goal: to make the Mississippi State University experience a lifetime opportunity.