Assistant Professor of Counseling



Job description

George Fox University announces a non-tenure or tenure-track faculty position in the Graduate School of Counseling, to begin in January 3, 2019. The Graduate School of counseling has passionate faculty that are inspired to teach in a CACREP accredited program.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God’s design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Teaching courses within the curriculum of the Graduate School of Counseling.
Ability to supervise practicum and internship students.
Supporting clinical decisions as it relates to practicum and intern students.
Cultivate and maintain relationships with supervisors in community mental health agencies.
Ability to develop and sustain an ongoing program of relevant scholarship.
Participation in the work of the department and the university, including advising and serving on university committees as needed.
Participation in professional organizations.


Ph.D. from a CACREP institution. Applicants who are A.B.D. in a Ph.D. program will be considered.
All applicants must be licensed.
Demonstrate eligibility for licensure as an LMFT or LPC in Oregon.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential.
A record of relevant scholarship is essential.
A commitment to working with a diverse population of students is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.

Salary and Rank

Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated, though candidates with significant teaching experience at previous institutions may be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

How to apply

When completing the online application, please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Essay Requirement:

Letter of Interest
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Faith and learning essay
Statement of teaching philosophy
Concise description of research plans

Recommendations and other supporting materials will be requested at a later stage of the review process.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Review of applications will begin October 1st and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

George Fox is Oregon's nationally recognized Christian university, providing students with personal attention, global opportunities to learn and serve, and a supportive community that encourages academic rigor and spiritual growth. We offer bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors, adult degree programs, six seminary degrees, and 12 master’s and doctoral degrees. George Fox is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The school consistently earns third-party recognition from publications such as Forbes and U.S. News & World Report, which annually rank it among the nation's top Christian colleges.