Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling, Non-tenure Track

Faculty & Lecturers Boston, Massachusetts


The Psychology Department at Suffolk University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position in the Masters of Mental Health Counseling (MHC) program at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2017.  Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in either clinical or counseling psychology (PhD, PsyD, EdD) and be licensed in the state of Massachusetts.  The position responsibilities are 50% teaching in the MHC program and 50% administration in support of the MHC program.  Specifically the individual will be responsible for teaching internship, practicum and related intervention courses, coordinating external placements, establishing new training relationships, and overseeing counselor training and evaluation processes in collaboration with the program director.  Area of interest is open but demonstrated expertise in working with underserved populations is desired.  The Psychology Department administers a Master of Science program in MHC (40 students), an APA-accredited Boulder model Ph.D. program in clinical psychology (60 students), and has an undergraduate psychology program of over 300 majors.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include the following: 1) Cover letter; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) copies of transcripts; 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness; 5) three professional letters of reference which should be sent electronically to Doris Wong, Employment Services Coordinator, at

Working at Suffolk:

Suffolk University is a private, comprehensive, urban university located in the heart of downtown Boston. Since 1906, Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learning experience. Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolk blend together. Suffolk is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. 

Suffolk University is actively seeking applicants from groups that might be under-represented because of race/color, gender, religion, real or perceived disability, national origin or LBGTQ status.

See yourself here with our terrific benefits package. Benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Harvard Pilgrim medical/Delta Dental at low employee costs
  • Retirement options including both Standard Retirement Plan (SRP) and Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity (VTDAP). The University contributes 9% to your SRP when you contribute 5% after eligibility guidelines have been met.
  • All employees and faculty members who are at least half-time are eligible for the tuition free course benefit in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Sawyer Business School. There are additional tuition benefits for spouses, domestic partners, and children.
  • Generous time-off program. Vacation accrues monthly. Vacation for part-time employees is pro-rated based on the employees’ regularly scheduled hours. Additional holidays are announced each year and are separate from the employee’s vacation allowance.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit
  • Discounted home and auto insurance