Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical/Counseling

The Department of Psychology at Nebraska Wesleyan University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Clinical/Counseling Psychology at the rank of assistant professor to begin August 2020. We encourage candidates with experience teaching courses in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Psychopathologies, Introduction to Psychological Science, and mentoring undergraduate students in research projects.  Other courses may include Psychological Testing, Research Methods, and Statistics. The typical departmental teaching load is three courses per semester (4 credit courses).  The candidate will also assist in academic/career advisement of undergraduate students and contribute to faculty governance.


Candidates must:

  • Have received a Ph.D. in Clinical/Counseling Psychology from an accredited institution by August 2020 or is near completion.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to engaging, innovative, and evidence-informed teaching incorporating diverse instructional methods.
  • Incorporate undergraduates into a preferred area of research expertise.
  • Have a teaching philosophy that incorporates diversity and inclusion.

Upon hire, salary and final rank will be determined by the Provost commensurate with experience and education.

Commitment to Diversity

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Nebraska Wesleyan University's mission. Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they are able to enhance and embrace these University core values in a teaching philosophy statement submitted as part of their application materials. We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds.
Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of interest outlining qualifications, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement that incorporates diversity and inclusion, a sample clinical or counseling course syllabus, unofficial graduate transcripts, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references to the following URL: of applications will begin January 31 and continue until the position is filled.