Website University of Arkansas

Listing Number R0006089

Summary of Job Duties:
The duties and responsibilities of this tenure-track Assistant Professor of counselor education and supervision position include: teaching graduate courses in the counselor education and supervision program, particularly within the clinical mental health counseling concentration; conducting research that results in refereed publications and professional presentations; pursuing external funding through grant proposal submissions; supervising counselors in training; directing students’ independent research projects, theses, and dissertations; advising graduate students and chairing/serving on doctoral advisory and dissertation committees; participating in public service and professional organizations; and engaging in service activities at the program, department, college, and university levels.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate from a nationally recognized and accredited institution in counselor education and supervision or closely related field conferred by the start of employment
  • Commitment to an active research agenda as evidenced by publications, presentations, and funding activity
  • Commitment to the preparation of counselors and counselor educators, particularly clinical mental health counselors
  • Eligibility for Arkansas state licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Doctoral-level preparation and/or experience in clinical supervision
  • Commitment to inclusion, diversity, and/or social justice
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and collegiality

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Counseling experience in clinical mental health
  • Research and/or teaching interests related to counseling minoritized populations and/or addressing systemic disparities in counselor education and supervision
  • Teaching experience in counselor education and supervision
  • Experience submitting and/or securing grant funds

Salary Information:

$65,000 – $67,000 (commensurate with education and experience)

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)

Recruitment Contact Information:

Dr. Erin Popejoy, Associate Professor,

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Additional Information:

Applicant Instructions: Applicants should submit a cover letter/letter of application, curriculum vita, and a list of three professional references (name, title, email address and contact number) to receive full consideration.

Completed applications received by October 25, 2021 will receive full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.


The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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