Aug 19, 2019

open-rank faculty position in clinical/counseling psychology

  • Furman University
  • Furman University, Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC, USA
Full time Applied Psychology Clinical Community Counseling

Job Description

The Psychology Department at Furman University invites applications for a faculty position in clinical/counseling psychology at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, to begin August, 2020. We will give full consideration to new PhDs as well as experienced faculty. A PhD is required by August 2020, and teaching experience is preferred. We seek a clinical or counseling psychologist whose interests expand our current course offerings and research areas. Candidates should be prepared to teach courses in introductory and abnormal psychology, as well as any of the following: personality, psychometrics, or human development. Candidates should also indicate other intermediate and advanced-level courses they could add to the department’s current curriculum.

Candidates must be committed to exemplary teaching and to maintaining a productive program of research with undergraduates. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose research is applied or community-based. Candidates are also expected to become exceptional advisors and mentors, guiding students through their four-year academic pathway. The Psychology Department has outstanding teaching and research space, as well as excellent university support, including start-up funds. The teaching load is 5 courses (or 4 lab courses) per year divided over 2 semesters. The faculty in the Psychology Department involve approximately 24 students in research each summer.

Visit our websites for more information about the Psychology Department and the Neuroscience program. To learn more about Furman’s strategic vision, The Furman Advantage, go to To learn more about Furman’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, go to:


Furman University is a highly selective national liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,700 students.  It is located in the western tip of South Carolina at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is just north of Greenville, SC, which is a vibrant and growing economic hub that The New York Times described as “a national model for a pedestrian-friendly city center.”

Furman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including, but not limited to, gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities.

For more information:  Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, 1-3 representative publications, and three letters of recommendation. Include a description of how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.


Applications are due by September 20th, 2019.




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