Lehigh University, Counseling Psychology

Position ID:Lehigh-CP-CPATF [#21309]
Position Title: Counseling Psychology Assistant Teaching Faculty
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Counseling Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/03/01, finished 2023/01/28)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Assistant Teaching Faculty is an active member of the faculty in the Counseling Psychology program. This position is a renewable, non-tenure track, 12-month position with a competitive compensation and benefits package. This individual will provide leadership and clinical supervision of mental health services at the Community Voices Clinic (CVC), a community-based mental health clinic serving the South Bethlehem community operated through the Counseling Psychology program. Through the CVC, the Counseling Psychology program offers English- and Spanish-language clinical services to youth and family while also providing opportunities for training to our graduate students. 

  • Develop and implement a business plan that leads to sustainable and excellent mental health service delivery for the South Bethlehem community. 
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the clinic, including record keeping and scheduling. work with stakeholders in the community, including Bethlehem Area School District, area hospitals, and Lehigh University, to ensure community needs are addressed. 
  • To identify and secure additional funding. 
  • Provide excellent supervision, mentoring, and guidance to future psychologists and counselors, using culturally-competent and social justice oriented pedagogies.
  • Work closely with program faculty to ensure CVC operations are consistent with program philosophy and goals. *Attend to risk management. 
  • Other responsibilities as indicated by programmatic need and the Program or Training Director. 
Required Qualifications: 
  • Ph.D., PsyD., or Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology or related field 
  • Licensed Psychologist in PA 
Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia. 

The College of Education is strongly committed to enhancing and maintaining strong reciprocal relations with the multicultural, largely Spanish-speaking community in which it is located. The Counseling Psychology Program, housed in the College of Education, offers a doctorate in Counseling Psychology as well as masters’ degrees in Counseling and Human Services, School Counseling, and International School Counseling. Signature areas of the Counseling Psychology program include multicultural issues and social justice, counseling process/outcomes and supervision, international counseling, school counseling, vocational counseling, and early childhood. The Program faculty have established strong research and service partnerships in the Lehigh Valley, including our Community Voices Clinic. 

Additional information about the Counseling Psychology program is available at: 

To apply, please submit a 1 cover sheet, contact information of 3 referees, 1 statement on philosophy of supervision and training, and 1 statement on community, diversity, and mental health leadership. Only electronic submissions will be considered. Inquiries and nominations can be directed to: Chris Liang, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Education and Human Services, College of Education, Lehigh University, email: ctl212@lehigh.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 5th, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Start date is July 2022. 

The College of Education at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity and inclusion of the college community and curriculum. Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. Information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty https://dualcareer.lehigh.edu/dual-career

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
111 Research Dr.
Iacocca Hall, A-233
Bethlehem, PA 18015