Clinical Assistant Professor - Morgridge College Of Education (006062)

University Of Denver Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 days ago

Tracking Code006062 Job Description

The Morgridge College of Education (MCE) at the University of Denver (DU) is recruiting a Clinical Assistant Professor in School Counseling (12-month appointment, 2-year term, renewable) for the 2019-20 academic year in the Department of Counseling Psychology. Located in the city of Denver, DU is the oldest and largest independent university in the Rocky Mountain Region with high research activity and enrolls approximately 11,500 students in its undergraduate, graduate, and professional preparation programs. Denver is quickly becoming one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the U.S. Census data show that Denver's population includes 11.1% Black or African American, 31.7% Hispanic or Latino, 2.8% Asian American, and approximately 1% Native American residents. Situated in this vibrant metropolitan community, the University is committed to building and sustaining a culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

The Department of Counseling Psychology's philosophy and mission are aligned with the MCE vision to train global leaders who employ innovative and effective approaches to advance learning throughout the lifespan, educational change, and social equity. Our programs prepare ethical, collaborative practitioners who can apply counseling principles to promote learning and development with diverse clients and communities. The PhD program is accredited by the American Psychological Association and the Clinical Mental Health Concentration of the MA program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council. The School Counseling MA program has been developed to align with CACREP accreditation standards and we will pursue accreditation in the future.

Position Summary

We seek candidates with a proven record of excellence in clinical work, supervision, teaching, as well as individuals who value our mission of serving the public good and inclusive excellence. The Clinical Assistant Professors in School Counseling will require innovative and critical thinkers who are capable of working within a dynamic environment. This position will be primarily focused on teaching online classes in the School Counseling MA program. Specific responsibilities include: developing and designing courses for the new online master's program in school counseling, teaching online courses in school counseling, and teaching face-to-face courses in counseling psychology as needed.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This appointment will be for two years with the potential for renewal. This position will commence on July 1, 2019 or a negotiated start date.

Required Qualifications

  • Applicants should have an earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision or related field by July 1, 2019.

  • Prior experience in teaching, research, and leadership.

  • Demonstrated strong commitment to and experience working with diverse populations.

  • Evidence of scholarship commensurate with clinical faculty expectations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Online teaching experience at the graduate level.

  • Doctorate from a CACREP accredited program OR doctorate from a non-CACREP program and at least one year of counselor education experience prior to 2013 in a CACREP accredited program.

  • Experience as a School Counselor.

  • Knowledge of the CACREP accreditation process.

Work Schedule

To be coordinated directly with department chair.

Application Deadline

Application review will begin on November 1, 2018. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Inquiries about this position may can be made to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Pat Garriott,; questions regarding the application or recruitment process may be directed to

To be fully considered for the position, you will need to include the following documents with your application:

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover letter outlining your fit with the position, as well as your including teaching philosophy and statement expressing a vision for School Counseling training

  • Separate one-page statement on how applicant's research, teaching, and clinical experience specifically addresses issues of race, social justice, and inclusive excellence in higher education

  • At least two recommenders should email letters of reference on behalf of the candidates with "CP Search Position #006062" as the email subject; letters of reference should only be submitted for completed applications.

PLEASE NOTE: the online application system is limited to uploading 5 files total. Please combine content (clearly labeled) if necessary to upload all required content.

The University of Denver is an affirmative action employer and that age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law are not taken into account in any employment decision.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

DepartmentMCE CP-Online (201300)Position TypeFull-Time/Regular

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Clinical Assistant Professor - Morgridge College Of Education (006062)

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