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The Department of Psychology, Counseling and Family Science at Lipscomb University seeks to fill a tenured track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 1, 2021 in its CACREP-accredited M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.  The ideal candidate will hold a doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited institution and have experience teaching counseling at the graduate level.  Responsibilities include teaching graduate counseling courses, supervision, mentoring, scholarly activity, academic advisement, professional development, and university service.  The successful candidate will have practical/applied counseling experience and will be eligible for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor with Mental Health Service Provider designation in the state of TN.  The M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling received full CACREP accreditation in 2014. The Department offers an undergraduate degree in psychology and master’s degrees in psychology, clinical mental health counseling, and marriage and family therapy.  The department maintains a vital role in Lipscomb’s general education curriculum.


Lipscomb University is a liberal arts teaching and research institution committed to being intentionally, courageously and graciously Christian. Our mission is to integrate Christian faith and practice with academic excellence, not only in the classroom but also by involvement in numerous service opportunities. It is a place that sees the city as our campus and the world as our classroom. This is what grounds us, and it is also what has grown us. With more than 4,600 students, Lipscomb University was recently named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the fastest-growing private doctoral universities in the nation with a 10-year growth rate of 80.6 percent. Lipscomb is a dynamic university offering students a choice of more than 200 undergraduate programs of study, 24 master’s degrees in 70 fields of study, four education specialist degrees and five doctoral degrees. In addition to Lipscomb’s residential campus in the Green Hills area of Nashville, Tennessee, the university has locations in downtown Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee, as well as a robust online program.


Lipscomb is nationally ranked for its innovation, programs and service. Each year, Lipscomb students contribute an average of 60,000 hours of service to nonprofits and organizations. Classified as a national university by U.S. News & World Report, Lipscomb University is classified as a doctoral university by the Carnegie Foundation, placing it among 7 percent of schools nationwide. At the heart of Lipscomb University are more than 940 full-time faculty and staff who are committed to creating a lasting impact beyond the campus, serving the good of humanity to the glory of God. As you learn more about Lipscomb, we hope you find it to be a place that is joyfully and energetically committed to God and a place where you truly want to share and invest your talents and skills.


Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. This posting may be found at:


Lipscomb University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws and does not engage in prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, or disability in the administration of its employment practices. Preference will be given to active members of the church of Christ.


Qualified and interested candidates may contact Dr. Jake Morris with questions. Contact

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