Assistant Professor (Counseling Psychology) (#73424) Position Description

UH Hilo, College of Arts & Sciences, Psychology Dept., tenure-track, permanent,full-time, general funds, nine-month appointment to begin approximately August 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funding.


Primary teaching duties are in the MA Program in Counseling Psychology (Specialization: Clinical Mental Health Counseling), Department of Psychology. Teach two or more of the following: Applied Multivariate Statistics, Research Methods and Program Evaluation, Psychological Assessment, Professional Identity and Ethics, Lifespan Human Development, Career Development/Assessment/Counseling, Psychopathology over the Lifespan (DSM-5), Counseling Theories, Group Work and Counseling, Social & Cultural Foundations, Counseling Skills, and Practicum/Internship Supervision, as well as courses within the candidate’s area of specialization. Contribute to undergraduate curriculum such as Survey of Psychology, Statistics or Research Methods. Provide academic advising. Conduct program of scholarly research. Supervise graduate student research. Participate in program, department, professional, university and community service.

Minimum Qualifications

A doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an accredited university by the time of employment. Licensed or license eligible in the State of Hawaiʻi as a Mental Health Counselor or Psychologist by the time of employment. Demonstrated experience in graduate teaching and/or training. Documented ability to teach Applied Multivariate Statistics. Documented ability to teach one or more of the following courses: Research Methods and Program Evaluation, Psychological Assessment, Career Development/Assessment/ Counseling, Group Work and Counseling, and Social & Cultural Foundations. Evidence of research productivity and clear potential for developing a strong program of research in the area of the applicant’s expertise.

Desirable Qualifications

Documented excellence in teaching courses listed under the Minimum Qualifications; experience in mentoring graduate students. Strong research record as evidenced by empirical publications in recognized scholarly journals or research grants in the area of the applicant’s expertise. Experience working with a diverse student body.

Pay Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications (How to Apply)

For a complete description, application instructions and to submit an application, please visit NEOGOV and search for #73424 or Assistant Professor (Counseling Psychology). Please be sure to review the full job posting before applying. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account.

Inquiries (General)

Bryan Kim,

Please refer to position #73424 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Continuous recruitment. Application review will begin on or about February 15, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at NEOGOV.

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