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Clinical Assistant Professor in Counselor Education
Faculty Posting Date: February 12, 2021

To Apply:

The Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education in Duquesne University’s School of Education invites applications for a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor position in Counselor Education. Salary and terms of appointment are commensurate with a clinical assistant professor position and include a 12-month salary, vacation, and benefits package. The appointment begins July 1, 2021. We are committed to enhancing the culture of the School of Education by continuing to increase the diversity of our people, programs, and curricula.

Duquesne University’s School of Education faculty shares a distinct identity manifested through Educational Leadership, Scholarship for Schools, and a Spiritan tradition of caring. The Counselor Education Program is nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).


The clinical assistant professor position includes face-to-face teaching in our master’s and doctoral counseling programs, possible oversight and supervision of graduate practicum and internship experiences, supervising doctoral dissertations, and program development, among other duties.

An earned doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program is preferred;

Experience teaching in a CACREP-accredited program who hold licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) or are certified as a school counselor;

Three years experience as a professional counselor in relevant community settings or as a school counselor;

Evidence of a strong professional identity as a counselor;

Evidence of university-level teaching and leadership experience will be viewed positively.


Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals that enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region’s HERC.

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our University and its Spiritan heritage by visiting our Mission Statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Applicants should submit a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references via Interfolio at The letter of intent should include comments on ability to teach in flexible environments, including online, hybrid, and in-person classroom settings. Applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of intent how their scholarship contributes to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community. Applicants with questions about the position may contact Dr. Waganesh Zeleke at

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

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