Assistant Professor x 3, Counselling Psychology

University of Lethbridge

The Faculty of Education is seeking THREE (3) dynamic scholars and educational leaders whose body of academic work demonstrates in depth knowledge and understanding of the relationship between theoretical knowledge, clinical skills, and professional practice to provide high quality preparation of professionals in counselling psychology. The individuals should be experienced counsellor/educators, and collaborative colleagues for one of four fulltime tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Clinical and Counselling Psychology.

• THREE (3) positions in the Faculty of Education

Academic duties include (i) teaching graduate courses, supervision of individual students in a clinical setting, and assessment of student work); (ii) research and other original scholarly activities, as well as professional activities that contribute to a larger discourse; and (iii) other contributions to the University and scholarly communities.

Qualifications include a doctorate in Counselling, School, or Clinical Psychology. Applicants who are nearing completion of their doctoral degree may be considered. Applicants should be eligible for registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists. The successful candidate must have the ability and interest to teach courses in the following areas and possess the ability to contribute to the exciting growth and development of the Master of Counselling and Master of Education in Clinical and Counselling Psychology.

The ability to teach in online, face-to-face, and blended formats, and the ability to integrate innovative technology into teaching will be an asset for this position. As a destination university, prospective applicants are expected to relocate to Lethbridge, Alberta to support students and actively engage in our university culture.

Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
• Counselling Ethics, Diversity, and Culture in counselling service delivery,
• Black, Indigenous, Persons of Colour, LGBTQ2+ mental health counselling.
• Psychological assessment and/or quantitative methodologies.
• Psychopathology and Diagnosis (across the lifespan).
• Counselling Theories
• Counselling and Addictions

The University of Lethbridge is committed to creating an inclusive, diverse, and representative workforce that is reflective of the community we serve. The University welcomes all applications from qualified candidates including all employment equity groups of Indigenous people, women, persons with disabilities, racialized individuals and persons of diverse gender and sexual orientation protected under the Alberta Human rights code. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

All applications must be submitted online, and should include a:
1. a letter of application outlining their experience with and knowledge of the above-described needs
2. a detailed academic curriculum vitae including the names and contact information for three referees
3. a teaching philosophy statement that clearly articulates the applicant’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization
4. a research philosophy statement including the applicant’s methodological and theoretical expertise most relevant to this position

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Situated in the heart of Blackfoot territory on its lands and waters, the University of Lethbridge (Iniskim)’s Faculty of Education seeks to respectfully honour and work alongside in supporting the advancement of Blackfoot culture, language, and values. Built on an ethic of care, we are committed to act upon principles of fairness, equity, belonging and decoloniality in all our relations. By respectfully modelling diverse approaches to research, teaching, and service, we continually strive to enable undergraduate and graduate students to become caring, creative, and critical teachers, counselors, researchers, and leaders. Through innovative, thoughtful, and accessible practices informed by our expertise, we prepare professionals to effectively engage with educational complexities both known and yet to be revealed. Central to these commitments is endeavouring to be local, national, and international leaders in education, counselling, and research.

The Faculty of Education offers two cohort-based graduate-level counselling psychology programs which are in high demand and are approved programs with the College of Alberta Psychologists. This includes the blended-delivery Master of Counselling (MC) program as well as an on-campus Master of Education (MEd) Clinical and Counselling Psychology program. Details about the Faculty of Education’s Graduate Counselling Psychology programs may be found at

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