Position: Counseling Psychology Professor of Practice

Position: Counseling Psychology Professor of Practice

Full time position: 40 hours/week, 9 month position, renewable, non-tenure-track

Job Function: The Professor of Practice is an active member of the faculty in the Counseling Psychology program. This individual coordinates the training of future school counselors and international school counselors.  The Professor of Practice provides excellent teaching and guidance to future school counselors and international school counselors, using culturally-competent and social justice oriented pedagogies, while coordinating opportunities for students to grow their clinical skills.



  • Teach three courses per semester (e.g., Human Development across the Lifespan (online); Master’s School Counseling Practicum, Master’s International School Counseling Internship (online))
  • Advise International School Counseling students
  • Hold individual meetings with students as needed, and provide mentoring and guidance.
  • Attend Program Meetings, coordinate meetings with external stakeholders (school practicum and internship supervisors), and establish relationships with local and international collaborators. 
  • Coordinate Practicum and Internship placements for Master’s of School Counseling and Master’s of International School Counseling programs.
  • Recommend updates to the program manual and materials as needed, and provide input and feedback to the overall training of students. 
  • Other responsibilities as indicated by programmatic need and the Program or Training Director



  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. in School Counseling, Counseling Psychology, or related field.
  • Licensed Psychologist in PA or license eligible in PA.
  • Knowledgeable about international school settings as well as US-based school systems preferred
  • 1-3 years related work experience
  • Experience working with diverse communities, schools serving diverse learners, and/or international school counseling experience.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and cultural competence in working with Latinx communities are highly desirable.
  • Eligible for all state-mandated clearances, including  FBI Federal Criminal history, Record (Act 114), Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check (Act 34), Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151) and Turberculous clearance
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest highlighting your teaching philosophy, CV, and 3 letters of recommendation at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13881. Only electronic submissions will be considered.  Inquiries and nominations can be directed to: Nicole L. Johnson, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Education and Human Services, College of Education, Lehigh University, email: nij316@lehigh.edu. Review of applications begins July 15th, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Start date is August 2019. 

The College of Education at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity and inclusion of the college community and curriculum. Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits. See Lehigh Work/Life Balance for Faculty website: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html.