Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

Assistant Professor of Psychology-Counseling or Clinical Psychology - Columbia College of Missouri

  • 30 Sep 2018 10:07 PM
    Message # 6700080

    Columbia College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Clinical or Counseling Psychology beginning August 2019. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Qualifications: Applicants must have earned a doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology by time of appointment.  We seek applicants committed to innovation and excellence in undergraduate education within a small liberal arts context.

    The successful candidate will be able to develop and teach four courses per semester including abnormal psychology, introduction to clinical and counseling psychology, group process, as well as introductory psychology courses for majors and non-majors. The successful candidate will also demonstrate interest in mentoring undergraduate student internships and facilitating student/faculty research. The primary responsibility is teaching and mentoring in the traditional campus. The College, having a traditional, nationwide, and a strong online program in Psychology, requires the successful candidate to be able to assist the department with curricular needs, development, and oversight in all venues.

    Interested applicants should submit the following application materials through the college’s Career Opportunities portal (  

    ·         Letter of Application/Cover Letter

    ·         Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) – including contact information for three professional references

    ·         Statement of Teaching Philosophy – describing teaching interests and methods

    ·         Sampling of student evaluations  – including most recent courses

    ·         Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable, but official transcripts are required upon hiring)

    Columbia College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Review of applications will begin November 15 and continue until the position is filled.

    For more information about the Psychology and Sociology program, please visit the website at

    Benefits include free dependent in-seat undergraduate tuition and/or 75% tuition reduction for online classes, Tuition Exchange program for eligible dependents with dozens of partner institutions, phenomenal employer retirement contribution upon eligibility, generous paid leave, excellent health and dental insurance coverage, and exceptional, dedicated colleagues.

    Founded in 1851 in Columbia, Missouri, Columbia College has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for more than 165 years. As a private, nonprofit institution, the college takes pride in its small classes, experienced faculty and quality educational programs. With more than 30 locations across the country, students may enroll in day, evening or online classes. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Columbia College educates more than 20,000 students each year and has more than 89,000 alumni worldwide.

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