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University of Utah Assistant Professor (Clinical) in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Department 00163 - Educational Psychology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 1st 2020


The Counseling and Counseling Psychology ( CCP ) Program invites applications for an Assistant Professor (Clinical) position. This will be a full-time, non-tenure track (career line faculty), renewable, 9-month appointment (beginning January 6, 2020 or July 1, 2020) in the Counseling and Counseling Psychology ( CCP ) Program within the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education.

Seeking a candidate who can contribute to the clinical training of students in our Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council ( MPCAC ) accredited master’s programs in school counseling and clinical mental health counseling and our APA -accredited PhD program in counseling psychology. Specifically, this candidate will be responsible for teaching, supervising, and contributing to our on-campus training clinic. The ideal candidate will have expertise in working with diverse populations, school based mental health services, clinical supervision, and the ability to teach clinical training courses (e.g., practicum, counseling skills, supervision). The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities:

•Teach a fall/spring course load of 4/3 classes (total of 7 classes per year (e.g., counseling skills, ethics, professional issues, pre-practicum, field practicum, etc.)

•Note: We may request a course load reduction is there are administrative duties assigned to this position.

•Provide administrative and clinical oversight for the counseling training within the EASSC clinic

oManage daily operations within the clinic including advertising, budget, scheduling, recording technology, finances, and outcomes

oSupervise the clinic assistant

oDevelop and maintain relationships with both internal and external referring providers to expand services

oWork closely with supervisors, instructors, and counseling trainees to ensure high quality training and appropriate mental health services

oShare crisis coverage with other faculty

•Actively participate in CCP faculty meetings, town hall meetings, graduate admissions, preliminary exams, graduation, and other events

•Advise M.Ed. students

•Other duties may be required or assigned by the Department Chair or one of the three CCP Training Directors

Minimum Qualifications:

•Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology or closely related field

•License or license-eligible as a psychologist in Utah

•Demonstrated interest and proficiency that would enable the individual to infuse multicultural content into teaching and supervision

•Demonstrated expertise in school counseling and/or community mental health counseling

Preferred Qualifications:

•Licensed or license eligible as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor ( LCMHC ) or a School Counselor in Utah

•Two years, experience as a psychologist post-licensure

•Prior university teaching experience at the graduate level

•Experience conducting and supervising cognitive and psychological assessments

Program Information:

The Counseling and Counseling Psychology ( CCP ) Program is housed within the Department of Educational Psychology. The CCP Program offers a 48-credit hour master’s program in school counseling, 60-credit hour master’s program in clinical mental health counseling, and an APA -accredited PhD program in counseling psychology. The CCP Program is committed to training ethically and multiculturally competent counseling professionals who identify with the social justice mission espoused by the program.

More information about each of the CCP programs can be found at

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Review of applications begins on September 15th until position is filled. To ensure full consideration submit your application by December 1, 2019

Please direct questions about the position to one of the co-chairs of the search committee: A.J. Metz ( or Karen Tao (

•Note: Please do not send application materials directly to the Search Chair as all application materials are required to be uploaded by applicants to the university site.

Open Date 04/25/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00400CF

Type Faculty

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