Assistant Professor – Psychology & Counseling – Mental Health Counseling-Tenure Track

Southeast Missouri State University

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 202300420

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Department: Psychology and Counseling


Position Summary

Assistant Professor – Tenure Track

Department of Psychology and Counseling

College of Education, Health and Human Studies

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teach 4 courses in the counseling program core curriculum and mental health counseling curriculum per semester
    1. 8 graduate courses per year
  • Must be qualified and willing to teach a variety of courses online, blended, and face to face in the counseling, courses in the counseling core and mental health counseling program area (e.g. addictions counseling, practicum, internship, skills)
  • Advise students and maintain a regular schedule of office hours
  • Attend meetings, engage in curriculum and program development as well as service to the department, college, and institution
  • Update curriculum to 2024 CACREP standards with program faculty for accreditation compliance completed no later than July 1, 2026
  • Co-write self-study and maintain assessment data for successful program accreditation in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or ABD (with Ph.D. by August 2024) in Counselor Education (must be a doctoral degree from a CACREP-accredited program)
  • Demonstrated ability to teach assigned courses, including courses in the core and mental health counseling areas
  • Willingness and demonstrated ability to teach face-to-face, blended, and online courses
  • Demonstrated active research agenda and associated peer-reviewed professional productivity
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the department and University community

As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.

Required Information & Deadline
Application Deadline: The position is available August 2024 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 31, 2024.

To Apply: Submit the following items online by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of the page:

  • Letter of interest addressing position requirements and how you learned of this position
  • Current curriculum vita
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
  • Name and contact information of three current references

Additional Information

About Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO): Founded in 1873 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. SEMO values access to high quality, affordable education with a broadly representative student body, faculty and staff that respects and celebrates a diverse learning community in a global society.

SEMO Fact Book: Institutional Research Factbook | SEMO
SEMO Strategic Action Plan: Strategic Action Plan (semo.edu)

Departmental Information: Information regarding the Department of Psychology can be found at https://semo.edu/colleges-departments/education-health/psychology-counseling/ .

To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/semoedu/jobs/4319855/assistant-professor-psychology-counseling-mental-health-counseling-tenure-t

Southeast Missouri State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action. In accordance with this commitment, and in compliance with the requirements of applicable laws, it is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunity for all applicants and employees in its employment practices, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. The University believes that a diverse University community advances the academic purposes of the University and enhances the working and learning environment.


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About Southeast Missouri State University

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