Clinical Assistant Professor, Counseling with a Specialization in School Counseling

Boston University School of Education in Massachusetts

Deadline January 30, 2017
Date Posted December 20, 2016
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Job Description

The School of Education at Boston University invites applications for the position of a full-time, non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development with a focus on preparing graduate students in a state approved licensure program in PK-12 school counseling.


As one of the nation’s leading institutions for education and research, Boston University has a rich legacy of serving both our internal community of students, faculty, and staff as well as greater Boston and the world community.  We are seeking a faculty member who shares Boston University School of Education’s commitment to both the preparation of school-based professionals and the advancement of research and scholarship in School Counseling.


The successful candidate will help advance the master’s program in Counseling, teach graduate courses in Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development, advise masters students, and publish scholarly work.  The successful candidate will be one who has demonstrated a commitment to school counselor development and practice.  Specific expertise in school counseling program development and management and school counseling practice is required.  Other teaching possibilities include group counseling, theories of counseling, and counseling skills and techniques.  License-eligibility in Massachusetts as a school counselor, school adjustment counselor, or licensed mental health counselor is preferred.


This position begins July 1, 2017. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.



  • An earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education, or closely related field is required;
  • Expertise in school counseling;
  • Prior college or university teaching experience;
  • An established program of research in either issues relevant to school counseling, culturally responsive learning environments for children and youth, or positive youth development.
  • Excellent organizational skills; and
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a history of professional engagement in professional counseling organizations generally and professional school counseling organizations, specifically.


Application Instructions


Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • Samples of scholarship
  • Unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts

Review of applications will begin January 30, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. V. Scott Solberg


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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