Iowa State University Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology in Ames, Iowa
Position Title:Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Psychology at Iowa State University (ISU) is excited to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in our APA-accredited Counseling Psychology doctoral program (with a start date of August, 2024). We welcome applications from scholars with expertise in any area of research, teaching, and clinical work, although preference will be given to those who can contribute to a new departmental research concentration in health psychology. Responsibilities for this position include conducting research, teaching undergraduate and graduate classes, advising doctoral students, and providing service to the department and university.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in Counseling Psychology (must be conferred by the start date of the appointment) or a closely related field
Licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in the state of Iowa
Existing record of excellence in programmatic research/scholarship relevant to Counseling Psychology
Scholarly expertise in health psychology (broadly defined) applicable to Counseling Psychology domains
Record of external funding and/or promise of ability to secure external funding commensurate with rank
Existing record of excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching and mentoring
Department/Program & College Description:
The Counseling Psychology program at Iowa State University is an APA-accredited program (since 1973) and has been consistently ranked within the top Counseling Psychology programs in the country for research productivity. With outstanding doctoral students, extensive research/grant-writing support and infrastructure, and a research-friendly teaching load, the successful candidate will find ISU an ideal place to flourish. In further support of Counseling Psychology faculty research, the program has received a half-million-dollar endowment that faculty can use to expand their research opportunities and expertise. The Counseling Psychology program is housed in the Department of Psychology, a friendly and collegial department, which also has doctoral programs in Cognitive and Social Psychology.
Iowa State University is located in Ames, Iowa, which is a progressive community of over 66,000 people, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines. Ames was recently ranked the #1 Best College Town In America in 2018 (24/7 Wall St., 2018), #15 on the Top 100 Best Places to Live in 2020 (Livability.com), and the healthiest city in the State of Iowa in 2020 (USA Today). Ames has 35 parks, 55 miles of bike and pedestrian trails, golf courses, lakes, and an aquatics center for outdoor recreation. Additional information about the city of Ames is available at: https://www.cityofames.org/about-ames/about-ames.
Department Unit/Website: https://psychology.iastate.edu/
Review of applications will begin September 25, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
For questions, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Monica Marsee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email email@example.com."
Proposed Start Date:August 16, 2024
Number of Months Employed Per Year:09 Month Work Period
Time Type:Full time
To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter3) Contact Information for Three References
4) Statement of Research Interests and Statement of Teaching Interests and/or Philosophy (one document) If you have questions regarding this application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.Why Choose ISU?Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work-life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:• Retirement benefits, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans;• Generous leave plans;• Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa);• Life insurance and long-term disability;• Flexible Spending Accounts;• Various voluntary benefits and discounts;• Employee Assistance Program;• Wellbeing program.
Original Posting Date: June 8, 2023
Posting Close Date:
Job Requisition Number:R12026
By focusing on the future and providing the best student experience possible, Iowa State attracts students and faculty who want to make a difference. With a comprehensive land-grant mission of education, research, extension and outreach, we produce scholars whose ideas change the world. And through Innovate at Iowa State , we provide innovative and entrepreneurial opportunities for students of all backgrounds. Located just 30 minutes north of Des Moines, the city of Ames was recently named one of the Top 10 cities in the U.S. for campus life and career opportunities.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University's Principles of Community. (https://www.diversity.iastate.edu/connect/principles)
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email email@example.com .
If you have questions about the application process please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485 . Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email email@example.com or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485 . TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942 .
General ISU compensation information can be found on the University Human Resources (https://www.hr.iastate.edu/careers/compensation) website. Please note that this is only a list of ranges and individuals will be paid commensurate with qualifications.