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Apr 26 / Donna Carroll

Wayne State University College of Education – Assistant Professor Clinical in Counseling Psychology

Faculty Position—Assistant Professor-Clinical

Counseling Psychology

Educational Psychology Program Area

Division of Theoretical & Behavioral Foundations 

Starting Summer 2018 (12 month position)

Job Duties

The ideal candidate must have the ability to:

(a) teach courses in counseling psychology and other Educational Psychology areas,

(b) run pre-practicum, practicum, and internship training for master’s and doctoral level trainees in Counseling Psychology,

(c) function as the Director of Clinical Training (DCT) in a new (starting Fall 2018) Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology,

(d) help manage daily program operations for counseling psychology training programs (marketing, recruitment, admissions, progress monitoring/university compliance, APA accreditation management, and related activities),

(e) contribute to college and university service activities,

(f) engage in scholarly/research work, and

(f) serve on master’s student thesis and dissertation research committees.


We seek to hire an exceptional trainer of counseling psychology practitioners who also has potential for quality service and scholarship contributions to WSU.  Applicants must have earned a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program,  show evidence of field experience necessary to be a trainer of counseling psychology practitioners, experience in, strong record of, and strong interest in teaching and mentoring students, a record of service contributions to one’s workplace and professional community, and potential for scholarly/research engagement.

Inquiries regarding all positions should be directed to:

Salary and Rank for above: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Rank of Assistant Professor-Clinical is expected, though Lecturer rank will also be considered depending on level of experience.

All applicants must use the WSU Online Hiring System at .

Application Procedures:  Applicants must apply online at:, (search postings under “division”- College of Education for this position).  Applications must include a letter of application; curriculum vita; and names, addresses, and contact information for at least three references. In addition, applicants should upload 2 to 3 representative publications/papers in press for review.

  • Search Committee, College of Education, Wayne State University,441 Education Building, Detroit, MI 48202

Please note: Applicants who are selected for this position will be asked to provide proof of degrees awarded before the hiring process is completed.

Application Deadline: The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, on a rolling basis.

Starting date: August, 2017.

The College of Education’s theme “The Effective Urban Educator: Reflective, Innovative and Committed to Diversity,” guides and develops its programs.  The College is characterized by its diversity and commitment to an urban mission and reflects the dynamic characteristics of urban life.  The College of Education currently enrolls about 2,000 undergraduates and almost as many graduate (master’s/education specialist/doctoral) students in approximately 37 different programs.

Resumes will only be accepted at  Wayne State University is a premier urban research institution of higher education offering more than 380 undergraduate and graduate academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to more than 28,000 students in Metropolitan Detroit.

WSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.