Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Assistant or Associate Professor in Counseling Psychology

About this job: Associate Professor, Tenure Track, COUNSELING

Iowa State University - Psychology -   See this job on our site

Job is in: Ames, IA US

Contact: Dr. Nathaniel Wade

Post Date: September 26, 2022
Job Starts: August 1, 2023
Application Deadline: October 26, 2022

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Psychology at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of assistant or associate professor in our APA-accredited Counseling Psychology program. We have a strong interest in bringing in a faculty member who can help to deepen our multicultural expertise in research, teaching, and/or clinical training. Area of research expertise is open, although preference will be given to areas involving the psychology of identity, cultural diversity and/or health (all broadly defined). In addition, we are looking for a candidate who has a desire to become the Director of Training at a time that is professionally appropriate and commensurate with rank. Responsibilities for this position include conducting research, teaching undergraduate and graduate classes, advising doctoral students, and providing service to the department and university. A hire at the associate level will also serve as Director of Training, coordinating the academic and clinical training elements of the doctoral program, as well as serving as liaison and program lead with APA. Required Minimum Qualifications: • PhD in Counseling Psychology (must be conferred by the start date of the appointment) or a closely related field
 • Licensed or license-eligible in the state of Iowa • Associate Professor candidates must also meet the university standards for appointment to the rank, including significant experience/accomplishments in the candidate’s area of expertise.
 Preferred Qualifications: • Existing record of excellence in programmatic research/scholarship relevant to Counseling Psychology
 • Scholarly expertise in the psychology of identity, intersectionality, and/or cultural diversity
 • Scholarly expertise in health psychology applicable to Counseling Psychology domains • Record of external funding and/or promise of ability to secure external funding commensurate with rank • Existing record of excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching and mentoring
 • Previous experience and interest in academic leadership positions (e.g., Counseling Psychology Director of Training)
 • Candidates at the level of Associate Professor, in addition to the above, should demonstrate accomplishments in research, teaching and service commensurate with the rank of Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Iowa State University. Department/Program & College Description: The Counseling Psychology program at Iowa State is an APA-accredited program (since 1973) and has been consistently ranked within the top Counseling Psychology programs in the country for research productivity during the last 15 years. With outstanding doctoral students, extensive research support and infrastructure, and a research-friendly teaching load, the successful candidate will find ISU an ideal place to flourish. The Counseling Psychology program is housed in the Department of Psychology, a friendly and collegial department, which also has doctoral programs in Cognitive and Social Psychology. Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of over 66,000 people, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines. Ames was recently ranked the #1 Best College Town In America in 2018 (24/7 Wall St., 2018); #15th on the Top 100 Best Places to Live in 2020 (; and, ranked the healthiest city in the State of Iowa in 2020 (USA Today). Ames has 35 parks, 55 miles of bike and pedestrian trails, golf courses, lakes, and an aquatics center for outdoor recreation. Additional information about the city of Ames is available at: Department Unit/Website: Review of applications will begin October 17, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. For more information please see the job posting here. For questions, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Nathaniel Wade, at

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