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The Department of Educational Psychology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in school counseling at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be expected to teach appropriate courses in Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, conduct research in school counseling or counselor education, engage in scholarly activities, and participate in outreach and service activities including support of the CACREP process. In addition, the candidate will be expected to obtain external funding to support research efforts in their areas of expertise.

Job responsibilities include teaching courses in the CACREP accredited school counseling program; advising graduate students; engaging in research, including securing extramurally funding to support research efforts; supporting program maintenance and improvement efforts; and contributing to the program, department, school, University, and State through service and outreach.


  • Earned Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision or related field from a CACREP accredited program
  • Relevant counseling experience in K-12 settings


  • Previous school counseling experience in K-12 public schools
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Commitment to cultural diversity and social justice
  • Experience providing clinical supervision in an academic setting
  • Membership and involvement in professional organizations such as ACA, ASCA, and/or ACES
  • Active research program in the field of counselor education and supervision
  • Knowledge of CACREP accreditation process
  • Experience advising master’s and doctoral students


This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 30, 2022.  The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of work at UConn’s regional campuses across the state.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


To apply, be prepared to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three to five references. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the position should be directed to Diandra J. Prescod, Search Chair, at For more information regarding the Department of Educational Psychology please visit the department website at
This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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