Clinical Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
07 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9764/C0617

Job Description

The School of Education at Boston University invites applications for the position of a full-time, non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development who can contribute to the training of students in one of our three M.Ed. counseling specialties (Sport Psychology, School Counseling, and Child and Adolescent Mental Health) and our doctoral program.

As one of the nation’s leading institutions for education and research, Boston University has a rich legacy of serving both our internal community of students, faculty, and staff as well as the greater Boston and the world community. We are seeking a faculty member who shares Boston University School of Education’s commitment to both the preparation of practitioners as well as the advancement of engaged research and scholarship with child, youth, and/or young adult populations.

The successful candidate will help advance the master’s program in one or more of the Counseling disciplines (Sport Psychology, School Counseling and Child and Adolescent Mental Health) and may (though not required) support the clinical training of students in Counseling Psychology.  The position will include teaching graduate courses in our Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development area, advise masters students, and publish scholarly work. The successful candidate will be one who has demonstrated a commitment to social justice and serving youth and/or young adult populations.

Other teaching possibilities include practicum, group counseling, counseling skills and techniques. License-eligibility as a mental health practitioner or psychologist in Massachusetts is preferred.

This position begins July 1, 2017. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Required Skills

  • An earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education, or closely related field is required;
  • Expertise in one or more of the counseling specialties described above;
  • Prior college or university teaching experience;
  • An established program of research associated with establishing culturally responsive learning environments for children and youth or positive youth development.
  • Excellent organizational skills; and
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a history of professional engagement in professional counseling organizations that are aligned with their area of specialty.


Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • Samples of scholarship
  • Unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular