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Code: 17495 Posted: 08/27/202


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Position Title: Assistant Professor of Counseling

Employment Type: Full Time, Faculty, Exempt

Reports To: The Assistant Professor of Counseling will report to Dr. Melissa Gregg, Chair of the Psychology, Professional Counseling and Neuroscience Department.

The Department of Psychology, Professional Counseling, and Neuroscience in the College of Natural and Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time (9-month), tenure-track assistant professor position in the graduate program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling to begin August 2022. Responsibilities include teaching courses in the CMHC program. The teaching load is 24 credits annually. Opportunities to teach additional courses in the Summer and Winterim semesters may be available in both the CMHC and undergraduate psychology programs for additional compensation depending upon the needs of the Department. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching (including serving as a teaching assistant), clinical, or supervision experiences in order to teach Clinical Mental Health Counseling courses. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with students and staff from culturally diverse backgrounds. Preference will be given to candidates with bilingual Spanish skills in counseling and supervision. The successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to the ACA multicultural competencies and will utilize an anti-racism and anti-oppression framework of practice. Position will collaborate on program development and the CACREP-accreditation application process, provide clinical supervision of students in the CMHC program, and establish and maintain an active research program in the field of clinical mental health counseling. Will contribute service to UW-Parkside, the College of Natural and Health Sciences, the Department, the profession and the community including advising students in the CMHC program. Perform other duties as assigned.


Essential Job Functions
60% Teaching:

Teaching courses in the graduate program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

30% Scholarly Research

10% Service:

Service to Program and Department, College of Natural and Health Sciences, UW-Parkside, profession and community including advising students in the graduate program.


PH.D. or equivalent in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program, or related area if employed as core faculty member in a CACREP-accredited counselor education program for at least one academic year before July 1, 2013. ABD will also be considered; however, contract renewal will be contingent on completing degree within one-year of hire.

Demonstrated Excellence in teaching (including serving as a teaching assistant). Demonstrated excellence in research in clinical mental health counseling. Specialization is open.  Experience providing clinical supervision.

Licensed or license eligible as Professional Counselor within 2 years of hire

Salary and Benefits
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

Benefit Details:

Total Compensation Estimator:


Application Process
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

Cover Letter
Names and contact information for 3 professional references
Teaching Evaluations
Examples of Work
Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Monday November 1st, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Position open until filled.

You must select “SUBMIT”. Selecting “Save” will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 – App. 4 and p. 12)

Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

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