University of South Florida
College of Education
Announcement of a Faculty Position #7704
Assistant Professor, School Counseling
Department of Psychological and Social Foundations
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student
success. USF is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the
top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.2 percent of all universities. The
Carnegie Foundation also classifies USF as a community engaged university. It is ranked 44th in
total research expenditures and 34th in federal research expenditures for public universities by the
National Science Foundation. The USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion, an annual
economic impact of $3.7 billion, and serves more than 47,000 students on campuses in Tampa,
St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee.
USF has one has one of the largest, most highly regarded urban Colleges of Education (COEDU)
in the country. Approximately 3,300 students are enrolled in the College in bachelor’s, master’s,
Ph.D., Ed.D. and Ed.S. degree programs. The College is accredited by the National Council for
Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and is ranked in the top one-third nationally
among graduate schools of education by US News and World Report. The College contributed
significantly to the University's national and international agenda through research, teaching, and
service activities. During the past year it received over $22 million in external grants and
contracts in support of its research and professional service efforts. It is housed in a state-of-theart
wireless education facility.
The Department of Psychological and Social Foundations includes 24 faculty members and
offers degree programs at the Master’s and Ph.D. levels. The Counselor Education master’s
program is accredited by CACREP, and the School Psychology doctoral program is accredited
by APA. The department has a strong tradition of inquiry and scholarship, quality teaching and
mentoring, commitment to diversity, and service within the College, University, K-12 schools,
and professional associations. For more information about the Department of Psychological and
Social Foundations, please visit our website at
Assistant Professor - Counselor Education, College of Education (Tampa Campus), Department
of Psychological and Social Foundations of Education, 9-month, tenure-earning position, starting
August 7, 2013. Responsibilities: teaching graduate level courses in counselor education;
supervision of master’s and doctoral degree students; scholarship; service to colleagues within
the College, University, community partners, and professional associations. ABDs accepted but
all degree requirements must be met by start date of August 7, 2013.
Doctoral degree in counselor education by start date.
Evidence of potential for significant scholarship in counselor education in areas
important to school counseling.
Evidence of successful college-level teaching in counselor education.
Two years professional experience as a school counselor.
A record of published scholarship in counselor education in areas important to school
Experience with on-line teaching in higher education and use of technology in counselor
A record of promoting successful collaboration between college/university programs and
school districts in the area of counseling.
Evidence of successful mentoring of students in higher education.
Success in working with adult students from diverse academic backgrounds and life
SALARY: Negotiable, competitive
USF welcomes applications from qualified applicants who have knowledge of and experience
with individuals representing diverse backgrounds and cultures. Applications should include a
letter describing qualifications for the position in each of the above areas, current vita, unofficial
university transcripts, evidence of successful college-level teaching, copies of one or more recent
research articles (maximum of 4) presented at professional conferences or published in refereed
journals, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of four professional
references. Please specify Position #7704. References will not be contacted until advanced
stages of screening and candidates will receive prior notification
Applications must be submitted electronically to https://employment.usf.edu
Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by 5:00 pm EST
November 5, 2012. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
USF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Institution. For disability
accommodations contact Sandy Turner (firstname.lastname@example.org), / TDD:
within five days of an event.