Counseling Psychology, Lehigh University

Position ID:Lehigh-CPSY-CPSYAAP [#9320]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Counseling Psychology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Counseling
Counseling Psychology / Vocational Psychology, School Counseling, Multicultural Issues/Social Justice
Starting Date:2018/08/01
Appl Deadline:2017/10/01 finished (posted 2017/07/05, finished 2018/04/08, listed until 2017/10/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The College of Education at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in our APA-accredited Counseling Psychology Program. We are looking for a scientist-practitioner whose scholarly interests fit with our mission of offering a multicultural and global education to graduate students. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the program’s mission in research (within a recognized area of counseling psychology), teaching (in counseling psychology and school counseling programs), and supervision of students in practicum and fieldwork settings. Candidates with the following credentials will be considered:


• Doctorate in Counseling Psychology (or a closely related specialty) with a scientist-practitioner emphasis

• Licensed, or license eligible, as a psychologist in Pennsylvania

• Demonstrated or potential for mentoring of masters and doctoral student research; teaching, advising

• Interest and background in multicultural issues and social justice, vocational psychology, or school counseling

• Promise of a strong scholarly record and program of research, and potential to successfully secure external funding


Lehigh University is a highly competitive Doctoral/Research Extensive university of 4400 undergraduates and 1800 graduate students, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with easy access 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 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:


Candidates should submit the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) statements of research interests and teaching philosophy (one statement for each), 3) a curriculum vitae, 4) three letters of reference, and 5) selected publications at: Only electronic submissions will be considered.  Inquiries and nominations can be directed to: Susan S. Woodhouse, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Education and Human Services, College of Education, Lehigh University, email: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Start date is August 2018.


Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of its community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.


General information about Lehigh University can be found at: Specific information about the College of Education can be found at: Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at:

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
111 Research Dr.
Iacocca Hall, A-225
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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