Assistant Professor, Psychology



Job description

Romeoville, IL

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master’s program in the Department of Psychology at Lewis University seeks an Assistant Professor to support the Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate program. The position will begin fall 2019. The program is in the process of seeking CACREP accreditation. Lewis University serves a diverse student population and community and we invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity.

Responsibilities include teaching a total of eight graduate classes per year, graduate student advising, and assisting with CACREP accreditation efforts. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position.

Lewis University
Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University has been nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. In addition to our main campus in Romeoville, Illinois, we have a growing number of fully on-line programs and locations in Oak Brook, Tinley Park and Albuquerque, NM.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including generous health care benefits, tuition reimbursement for self, spouse and qualifying dependents, as well as 403(b) retirement plan options. For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at

Minimum Qualifications
Earned doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited program (ABD considered) and 3-5 years of teaching graduate and undergraduate courses.

Preferred Qualifications
Online teaching experience preferred. Experience in the K-12 school system strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have a clear counselor educator identity, have clinical and supervisory experience in working with students and clients of diverse backgrounds, evidence of scholarship in the counseling education field, a well-defined area of clinical expertise, be licensed in the State of Illinois, demonstrate cultural competent teaching and counseling practices, and present evidence of scholarly potential.

How to apply

For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.