WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES
DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING, REHABILITATION COUNSELING &
FACULTY POSITION OPENING
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY
The Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Counseling Psychology invites
applications for a nine month, tenure line, benefits-eligible faculty position at the rank of
Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2016. The appointee will serve as a core faculty member
of the APA-accredited Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program. Salary is commensurate with
qualifications and experience. Responsibilities include teaching, research, and service.
The department is located within the College of Education and Human Services. It hosts three
nationally accredited programs: the counseling program is accredited by CACREP, the
rehabilitation counseling program is accredited by CORE, and the counseling psychology
program is accredited by APA, with a proposed military psychology area of emphasis.
WVU is the state’s major research university and is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Research
University (High Research Activity). WVU offers 191 degree programs at the bachelor, master,
doctoral, and professional level of study through 14 colleges and schools. Funding from
externally sponsored programs currently exceeds $140 million annually. Enrollment is
approximately 30,000 students.
WVU is located in Morgantown, WV, a vibrant university town that enjoys a reasonable cost of
living, world-class healthcare, a strong commitment to education, exciting recreation and art
facilities, and a strong business community. Morgantown has been ranked more than once as one
of the top three small cities in the East (http://www.morgantownwv.gov) and was named by the
National Trust for Historic Preservation to its 2007 list of America’s Dozen Distinctive
Destinations. Major cities are within driving distance: Pittsburgh is approximately 1.25 hours
away, and Cleveland, Columbus, and Washington, DC are no more than 3.5 hours from
Required Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in Clinical or
Counseling Psychology, be licensed, and show evidence of professional experience working with
veterans and their families or as a military psychologist. The candidate must have experience in
teaching, research, and service commensurate with the qualifications of the tenure line Assistant
Professor at West Virginia University.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will contribute to the core teaching, research, and
service within the APA-approved Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology. Specifically, the
candidate will contribute to the development of a program of research, and teaching of courses
within the proposed Veterans and Military Psychology area of emphasis, and other relevant
courses within the doctoral program.
Application Process: Screening of application materials will begin November 1st and will
continue until the position is filled. The starting date of this position is August 16, 2016. Inquires
may be made with Vicki Railing: (304) 293-2244, or Vicki.Railing@mail.wvu.edu. Additional
questions may be directed to Dr. Jeff Daniels: (304) 293-2235, Jeffrey.Daniels@mail.wvu.edu.
Send applications electronically to Vicki Railing. The application package should include: 1) a
cover letter describing how the candidate’s background and experiences match with those
described in the announcement; 2) a professional list of three references including the e-mail
addresses and phone numbers of references; 3) evidence of research productivity in the form of
reprints or DOI links; and 4) a complete curriculum vitae.
WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Under represented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.