Website Tennessee Tech University

Job Purpose
Teach graduate courses, conduct research, supervise dissertations, and serve on committees.

Tennessee Tech provides impact through its engaged students, dedicated faculty, and career-ready graduates known for their creativity, tenacity, and analytical approach to problem solving. As a STEM-infused, comprehensive institution, Tennessee Tech delivers enduring education, impactful research, and collaborative service that creates, advances, and applies knowledge to expand opportunity and economic competitiveness.

Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Essential Functions
Teach graduate courses in counseling and supervision, and supervise dissertations; engage in an active scholarly research agenda; service on University and Departmental committees; and service to community and professional organizations.  Ability to teach online and other alternate delivery methods.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program. Must demonstrate a personal and professional commitment to diversity and collegiality. University teaching experience at the graduate level, and experience supervising dissertation research/collaborating with doctoral students publishing counseling research. Ability to teach online required. Potential to develop and conduct externally funded research in counseling or related areas. Experience commensurate with the rank of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications
Licensed in Tennessee as a Licensed Professional Counselor preferred. Research experience in topics relevant to rural settings such as addiction, program evaluation, multicultural counseling, etc. Strong expertise in statistical methods used in counseling research.

Screening Date

Search Committee Chair: Dr. Tony Michael –

Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, nine-month tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2022.

Benefits Information
Tennessee Tech offers a competitive benefits package. Benefits include the accumulation of one (1) sick leave day per month and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are required to electronically upload a letter of interest that addresses the required qualifications and duties, a resume (with pertinent experience), copies of graduate transcripts (all official transcripts will be required upon hire), and complete contact information for four professional references that will be contacted to provide a reference letter at the time of application. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.

About Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech produces practical, ready-to-work graduates from a broad range of academic disciplines prepared to compete in a technologically driven world. Here, students have the freedom to discover and pursue their passions, knowing there is a supportive community behind them. Developing their passions into hundreds of student clubs and organizations, Tech students make an impact on campus, in the community and around the world.

Transformative experiences are a tradition at Tech. Our students cultivate a lifelong desire to learn about their favorite subjects, or pursue entirely new interests under the guidance of knowledgeable and supportive faculty. A genuine community of faculty, staff and alumni committed to challenging all to bring out their best and to supporting each other in academic, personal and professional development exists at Tech. These pursuits result in honest, lifelong connections that carry far beyond the classroom.

With an enrollment of more than 10,000 students, Tech offers degrees from eight academic schools and colleges: Agriculture and Human Ecology, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Nursing.

A Beautiful Place to Call Home
Centrally located among three of Tennessee’s largest cities, the campus is surrounded by lakes, state parks, mountains, and rivers in one of the most ecologically diverse climates in the nation.

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