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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
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The Hampton University Department of Counseling invites applications from qualified candidates for one full-time, nine-month position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor beginning August 2020. The successful applicants will be expected to serve on departmental, college and university committees; participate in Council of Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accreditation activities, and other faculty responsibilities as assigned.

Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located in the City of Hampton--a historical city in the Hampton Roads region which offers an environment for living and learning that is peaceful, yet mentally stimulating.The Hampton University main campus is centrally located between Virginia Beach and historic Williamsburg, along a beautiful waterfront.The University is a nationally renowned institution that is privately endowed, co-educational, and nonsectarian.The University is “dedicated to the promotion of learning, building of character and preparation of promising students for positions of leadership and service.”

The Department of Counseling is a vibrant innovative department with active and dedicated faculty members offering a rigorous and rewarding curriculum.Faculty members are active teachers, engage in scholarly research, and provide service to the University and the greater Hampton Roads community.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate must be committed to teaching graduate courses in research methodology, cognition, and other discipline-related topics. Additionally, successful candidates are expected to advise counseling majors and hold office hours. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the scholarly advancement of the department through a productive research agenda that includes grantsmanship. Candidates should demonstrate dedication to the progress of the Counseling Department, the School of Liberal Arts and Education, and the University as a whole, through service activities.


Necessary Qualifications: Qualified candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision or related field with record of employment as a full-time faculty member in a Counselor Education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013, or otherwise meet CACREP core faculty eligibility requirements and hold licensure as a professional counselor in Virginia or other state.

Must have a background in supervising Master’s students in practicum and internship experiences. Must be able to teach courses in Abnormal Psychology, Diagnosis and Treatment, as well as other clinical mental health courses. Must have an established research agenda and experience in seeking external funding. Experience with online counseling and delivering courses online is desired. Experience with online teaching is desired. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in research and grantsmanship.

For the rank of Associate Professor, qualified candidates must meet the following:

  • Current appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.

  • Experience working with culturally diverse population.

  • Minimum of five years of university teaching experience including advising and supervising graduate students.

  • Direct experience with CACREP accreditation process.

  • Record of scholarly activity commensurate with rank of Associate Professor.

  • Minimum of five years of clinical experience in mental health counseling.

  • Minimum of five years of university teaching experience including advising and supervising graduate students.

  • Minimum of five years of clinical experience in marriage and family therapy.

  • Record of scholarly activity commensurate with the rank of Associate Professor.

  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations.

Please submit your credentials for either position. We will consider filling the position at the rank based upon the qualifications of the applicant.Rank and compensation are commensurate with credentials and experience.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position isfilled.All qualified candidates should submit a completed Application for Faculty Employment, a cover letter specifically addressing suitability for the position, curriculum vitae, a list of grants applied for that were awarded, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, recent teaching evaluations, publication reprints, three letters of reference and official transcripts from the institution awarding the highest degree.Complete application materialsmay besubmitted electronically torichard.mason@hamptonu.eduorto the following address via regular mail:

Dr. Richard M. Mason, II, PhD, LPC, CCMHC, NCC, ACS

Department Chair/Associate Professor

Department of Counseling

114 Phenix Hall

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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