Assistant Professor, Master Counseling/Psychology

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Bowie State University
Bowie, Maryland
Aug 25, 2023
Sep 29, 2023
Full Time

Assistant Professor, Master Counseling/Psychology

PERSONNEL STATUS: Regular, Tenure Track

DEPARTMENT: College of Education

OPEN DATE: August 25, 2023

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

Join a dynamic team of faculty at Bowie State University. Founded in 1865, Bowie State University is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. Bowie State University is a part of the University System of Maryland and is in the midst of one of the nation’s most exciting metropolitan areas, within an easy reach of Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

We are currently accepting applications for an Assistant Professor, Master Counseling/Psychology. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching across multiple areas, with a focus on counseling psychology. Instructional responsibilities may include teaching graduate courses such as Introduction to Research, Appraisal, Evaluation, and Assessment, Advanced Techniques in Psychotherapy, Group Counseling, Psychodynamics of Psychopathology, and Family Counseling. Prospective candidates should also have a history of publications and interest in research; active scholarship and grantsmanship/fund raising; and expectations of contributing to the program, department, university, and surrounding community. An interest in curriculum instruction and program development; student advisement; assisting with field practica, and collaboration with colleagues is also highly desired. A strong commitment to understanding diversity and cultural proficiency in the field is a plus.


  • A Ph.D. or an Ed.D., in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and/or Counselor Education and Supervision, or a related area.
  • At least 4 years (part or full time) experience in a community clinical setting and/or in higher education.
  • Licensed or licensed eligible in Maryland
  • A history of teaching courses in the specialty area and an active program of teaching and research in mental health counseling is highly desirable, along with a strong interest in teaching related courses.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to graduate education and provide a record of potential effectiveness in teaching, scholarly research, and community outreach.
  • A history of research and related publications in refereed journals and/or periodicals.
  • Willingness to be flexible in teaching schedule (e.g., evenings, weekends, etc.)
  • Occasional availability for Saturday activities, such as proctoring Comprehensive Examinations; Graduate Student Open Houses; New Student Orientations; In-services; and Special Events
  • Occasional availability for field visits for Practicum or Internship supervision
  • The Candidate must be willing to work evenings and some weekends.


  • Minimum of three (3) professional references, preferably from supervisors, documenting scholarship, program development, student advisement and collaboration with colleagues.

Conditions of Employment:

Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of due diligence background check and verification of credentials. Proof of US citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986).

Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations are not required but encouraged for all eligible students, faculty and staff to be employed at Bowie State University. This protocol is subject to change.

BSU offers a generous benefits package, which includes vacation days, holidays, and sick days. This also includes tuition remission including eligible dependents; choice of medical/vision plans, CareFirst BC/BS, United Health Care and Kaiser plans, dental, prescription, and life insurance, training and development, EAP; and as eligible generous leave package including sick/bereavement, annual, personal; and winter and spring breaks.

APPLICATION: Interested and qualified applicants should go to to apply online. Paper application submissions will not be considered.

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