Assistant Professor of Mental Health Counseling, Tenure-Track

Faculty & Lecturers Boston, Massachusetts


The Department of Psychology at Suffolk University announces a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2019 to teach primarily in the Master’s of Mental Health Counseling Program (pending final budgetary approval).  Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in counselor education, counseling psychology, or clinical psychology at the time of appointment, with preference for candidates with a doctoral degree in counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program.  Candidates must also be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Massachusetts. 

We have particular needs for master’s-level instruction in practicum and internship classes, research methods, and counseling diverse populations that meet during evening hours, though the candidate may also be asked to teach undergraduate and doctoral-level courses. This is an exciting opportunity for a teacher-scholar with expertise in counseling to train aspiring clinicians.  Area of scholarship is open, although we are particularly interested in candidates with a developing or established research program involving diverse and/or underserved populations. The successful candidate will also be expected to engage in service within the Department, College, and University. The program has a strong commitment to diversity, broadly defined, and we welcome applications from individuals holding similar commitments.

Candidates who would increase the diversity of the faculty are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include the following: 1) cover letter; 2) CV; 3) copy of graduate transcripts; 4) statement of research and teaching interests; and 5) student evaluations of teaching. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Leyla Yildiz, Human Resources Assistant, at Please reference the Position Code PsychMHC2019 in cover letter and in all correspondence. Review of applications will begin immediately, with a final application deadline of October 1, 2018.