November 5, 2014

Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology at The University of Iowa

The University of Iowa
College of Education
Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations
Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

The Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations at the University of Iowa invites
applications for a 9-month, tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in our
collaborative counseling psychology and school psychology programs beginning August 2015 or a
negotiated start date.

We are seeking an individual with broad interests and experiences in the field of professional psychology with area of research open. The successful candidate will join a research and training partnership with counseling psychology and school psychology and teach graduate-level courses.

The preferred candidate will have a strong commitment to a scientist-practitioner philosophy with a
systems based perspective, and a program of research related to the investigation and/or implementation of best practice services in community agencies. Additionally, the preferred candidate will assist with administration of a new international master’s degree in the counseling psychology program.

Education Requirement
By the start of the appointment, prospective candidates must have earned a doctoral degree in counseling, clinical, or school psychology from an APA-accredited program.

Required Qualifications
(1) Established record or evidence of strong potential in scholarship relevant to applied psychology, with specific areas of expertise open, (2) Ability to work collaboratively and with diverse populations, (3) Ability to teach, advise, and mentor graduate students in research and practice, (4) Licensed or eligible for licensure as a psychologist in Iowa, and (5) Commitment to developing and teaching online courses.

Desirable Qualifications
(1) Established record or evidence of strong potential for obtaining external funding, and (2) Experience teaching online courses.

Major responsibilities include: conduct an active, funded program of research and scholarship; teach
graduate-level courses consistent with program and departmental needs, including online teaching; advise and mentor graduate students in the counseling psychology and school psychology programs; provide program, department, college, and professional service; and administer an international master’s degree program in counseling. The successful candidate will work in full collaboration with faculty members in counseling psychology and school psychology to develop and implement the international degree program.

Highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience; excellent start-up package and benefits.

Academic year tenure track appointment beginning August, 2015 or negotiated start date.

Candidates should submit an application letter addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, two-three
examples of scholarly writing, teaching evaluations (if prior teaching experience), three letters of
reference, and graduate college transcripts. To apply for this position, go to our website at and choose requisition number 65440. Address inquiries or nominations to search committee chair: or call 319-335-5575.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Full domestic partner benefits are available.

The University of Iowa is consistently recognized nationally and internationally for its teaching, research and service. US News & World Report ranks the University of Iowa College of Education and its professional graduate programs among the top programs nationwide. For more information concerning the University of Iowa College of Education, visit our website at

Iowa City offers many diverse activities usually available only in larger cities. Iowa City serves as a meeting place for scholars, artists, and scientists and is home to excellent hospitals, as well as medical, scientific, and social science research. The relationship between Iowa City and the University is very friendly, cooperative and supportive.

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