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Position Available: Assistant Professor of Counselor Education

Psychology/Counseling Department

Assistant Professor of Counselor Education

Summary of Duties

The Marywood University Department of Psychology/Counseling seeks an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education for a full-time, tenure track position beginning August, 2014.

The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (1) teaching graduate courses in school and mental health counseling including: Professional Ethics, Group Process, and Counseling Techniques; (2) supervising students participating in the fieldwork experience; (3) conducting research resulting in professional presentations and refereed publications; (4) advising students and serving on committees; (5) participating in discipline, departmental, university, and community service. Full-time teaching load is 21 credits for the academic year. Successful candidates should provide evidence of effective teaching.

The Department of Counseling/Psychology is in the Reap College of Education and Human Development. The Department offers a graduate counseling program with two CACREP accredited tracks: school and mental health counseling.

Marywood University is a comprehensive Catholic university sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and located in northeastern Pennsylvania.


  • Educational:

    The position requires a doctoral degree in Counselor Education with an area of specialization in school and/or mental health counseling.  Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:

    1. Graduate of a CACREP-accredited doctoral counseling program
    2. Teaching experience in a higher education environment
    3. Counseling experience in a K-12 school setting
    4. Professional counseling license (LPC)

How to Apply

Applicants should include a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae and a list of references with contact information.

An electronic copy of materials should be sent to Dr. Jennifer Barna, Coordinator, Counseling Program (
or via mail to: Counseling Search Committee (attn: Dr. Jennifer Barna)
Counseling/Psychology Department
Marywood University
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509
Phone: (570) 348-6211, ext 2328; Fax: (570) 340-6040

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be considered until the position is filled.

Marywood University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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