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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Submit application online and include a cover letter that identifies professional interests and backgrounds relevant to this position, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (under 'other document'), three reprints of scholarly work (under 'other document'), as well as contact information of at least three references. In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, he/she will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. This is a continuous recruitment. The Search Committee will begin review of applications beginning January 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. However, applications received after January 1, 2018, may not receive consideration. The position start date is August 20, 2018.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title: Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology
Position Number 00001818
Division B17 School of Education
Department B1730 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty, Teaching
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100
Posting Type Faculty
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the development of a climate that supports equality of opportunity and respect for differences based on gender, culture, ethnicity, disability, and sexual orientation. UWM is one of only two doctoral-granting institutions in the University of Wisconsin System. UWM is Wisconsin’s premier urban research institution and teaches a more diverse student body than any other UW-System school. As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, UWM has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. UWM educates more than 26,000 students and is an engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin. In February 2016, UWM was designated an R-1 Doctoral University –Highest Research Activity, by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Of the 115 universities designated as R-1, UWM is among a minority located in an urban setting and one of only 10 with a dedicated urban access mission.

The Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program within the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Education is accredited by the American Psychological Association, and the M.S. program recently received a full 10-year accreditation from the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC). The doctoral program has a strong commitment to training psychologists who are multiculturally competent, and are prepared to meet the challenges of working in complex urban settings. For more information, please visit the department’s web page: http://uwm.edu/education/academics/educational-psychology-department/
and/or the program’s web page: http://uwm.edu/education/academics/counseling-psychology/

Job Summary

The Department of Educational Psychology seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor position in APA-accredited Counseling Psychology program, which also includes an MPCAC-accredited M.S. degree. This is a full-time (9 month) tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, to begin in August 2018. Salary range is competitive dependent upon qualifications. Summer teaching opportunities are generally available. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

Successful candidates are expected to contribute to the Department’s strong multicultural, urban emphasis, and to contribute to instruction in the doctoral program in counseling psychology as well as to master’s programs in school and clinical mental health counseling.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited Counseling Psychology program. Candidates with anticipated Ph.D. completion by August 2018 will also be considered. Evidence of achievement in as well as promise of scholarly productivity is required. Eventual eligibility for licensure in Wisconsin also required.

Preferred Qualifications

While the area of scholarly focus is open, we are particularly interested in candidates with a professional identity as a scientist-practitioner with demonstrated interest and skill in integrating cultural and individual diversity and multiculturalism in both the scholarship and practice of counseling psychology.

Additional duties will include normal university committee work, student advisement, service to the profession, and grant preparation. While the area of instructional focus is open, expertise in the areas of multicultural counseling and/or supervision preferred.

Application Instructions

Submit application online and include a cover letter that identifies professional interests and backgrounds relevant to this position, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (under ‘other document’), three reprints of scholarly work (under ‘other document’), as well as contact information of at least three references. In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, he/she will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

This is a continuous recruitment. The Search Committee will begin review of applications beginning January 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. However, applications received after January 1, 2018, may not receive consideration. The position start date is August 20, 2018.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 01/02/2018
Position Contact Name Stephen Wester
Contact Phone 414-229-6830
Contact Email srwester@uwm.edu
Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Other Document 1
  5. Other Document 2
Optional Documents

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