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Requisition ID:  1689

Clinical Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology

Job Summary

The Department of Educational Studies [] at Purdue University in West Lafayette invites applications for a full-time, academic year (10-month) clinical faculty position in its APA-accredited Counseling Psychology Program beginning August 2019. We are seeking applicants who can contribute to our college mission of effecting positive change in a diverse society in the areas of discovery, teaching, and engagement. See the program website at In addition to teaching responsibilities, this position includes the administrative titles/responsibilities of Director of the Purdue Counseling and Guidance Center (PCGC) and Director of the Collaborative Leadership Program.

Job Responsibilities

  • Teach courses in counseling psychology and supervise practicum
  • As Director of the PCGC, the faculty member will oversee operations of the program’s training clinic, which serves Purdue students and community members. Responsibilities include administration of the clinic’s day-to-day functions. The areas of specialization and theoretical orientation are open, but the applicant should demonstrate a commitment to effective delivery of counseling services and to the values consistent with that of the program, including a social justice and multicultural focus, a developmental perspective, and a scientist-practitioner model.
  • As Director of the Collaborative Leadership Program, the faculty member will oversee the undergraduate Certificate in Collaborative Leadership (, which consists of three courses taught primarily by counseling psychology graduate students. The applicant will train, supervise, and provide feedback to graduate student instructors, schedule and assign course sections, identify, recruit, and train limited term lecturers, and maintain approval of courses as part of Purdue’s core curriculum.

Job Qualifications

Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program. The successful candidate must either be licensed in the State of Indiana and credentialed as a Health Service Provider in Psychology (HSPP) or be able to acquire these credentials within two years as a condition of ongoing employment. Clinical faculty are full members of the faculty and are expected to demonstrate excellence in the areas of clinical practice/application, service/engagement, and clinical/classroom education. Purdue University’s College of Education is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarships, instructions, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin on March 1 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are to submit one pdf document containing a letter of application, curriculum vita, a list of three references that can be contacted by the search committee, and a statement of professional goals relevant to position responsibilities and qualifications. All materials must go through Success Factors, but addressed to Dr. Heather L. Servaty-Seib, Chair, Counseling Psychology Clinical Faculty Search Committee, Department of Educational Studies, 100 N. University Street, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098. For questions, contact Dr. Servaty-Seib or (765) 494-0837. A background check is required for employment in this position.

EOE/AA Employer

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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