Thursday, November 14, 2013

School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology

Counseling and Counseling Psychology
School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology

Rank: Assistant Professor, beginning August 2014. We have two full-time, tenure-track positions.

The Counseling and Counseling Psychology program is a dynamic, social justice-oriented program with strong support from the College of Education. We are seeking two full-time tenure-track faculty members and will give preference to those with emphases in personality assessment, diversity/multicultural counseling, consultation and/or counseling research methods. Due to the multifaceted nature of counseling and counseling psychology, applicants bringing other related strengths and interests are encouraged to apply. Our program offers unique teaching, research, and outreach opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration with Health Promotion, Gender Studies, Educational Psychology, School Psychology, K-12 and STEM education faculty, and the McNair Scholars program on campus. Our faculty members are actively involved in social justice work such as difficult dialogues on campuses, gender identity and sexual/affectional orientation research, research with Native Americans, and prevention/response to school and community crises and disasters. Furthermore, we recently became the first program in Oklahoma to sponsor chapter membership in the Association of Black Psychologists. In the community, there are opportunities to work with underserved populations such as American Indians, gender identity minorities and/or sexual/affectional orientation minorities, and both rural-based and urban populations in and around Stillwater, and  nearby Tulsa and Oklahoma City. The Counseling and Counseling Psychology program has strong local connections to school systems and community based agencies. Opportunities also exist to work with our diverse student body through training in our in-house clinic and direct clinical supervision.

The Counseling and Counseling Psychology area includes options in mental health counseling and school counseling at the master’s level and counseling psychology at the doctoral level. Our master’s program offers courses both in Stillwater where these positions will be based, and in Tulsa, and is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Our counseling psychology doctoral program, based in Stillwater, is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in a Counseling Psychology (APA Accredited) or Counselor Education (CACREP Accredited) and license-eligible as a Psychologist or LPC in Oklahoma.Applicants in the final stages of dissertation work may be considered. Previous experience teaching in a master’s in counseling program prior to the summer of 2013 is desirable. We have a strong interest in applicants who lead by example through active involvement in organizations serving diverse populations, who are passionate about mentoring and supervising diverse students and who have research interests in emerging areas that advance program, departmental or college initiatives. A plus would be specialized training and research interests in any of the following: neuropsychological assessment, structural equation modeling, hierarchical linear modeling, qualitative research, social psychology, technology-assisted counseling, and/or experiential therapies.

Responsibilities: Maintain an active research program, provide service and outreach in the School, College, and University, and provide clinical supervision for students as appropriate. Teach graduate courses in Counseling and Counseling Psychology primarily on the OSU-Stillwater campus. Supervise graduate students.  Participate and serve as a mentor in the American Psychological Association and/or the American Counseling Association.  Other duties may be assigned by the School Head.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application process: Screening of applicants begins on December 1, 2013  and will continue until these positions are filled. Please submit a letter of interest, vita, and names of contact information for three references to: Dr. Winterowd, Chair, Counseling and Counseling Psychology Search Committee, c/o Ms. Marta Kochenower, School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology, 434 Willard Hall, Stillwater, OK, 74078-3063, or electronically at

Oklahoma State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher education, founded in 1890, with an enrollment of more than 23,500 students on the Stillwater campus. As one of three Schools in the College of Education, the School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology houses the program areas of Counseling/Counseling Psychology, Health and Human Performance, Educational Psychology, School Psychology, and Leisure Studies. For more information about OSU please visit our website:

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Oklahoma State University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. Oklahoma State University employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. Citizens. OSU participates in E-Verify to verify employment eligibility of all employees pursuant to the Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.

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