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Assistant or Associate Professor of Counseling

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School Counseling
Training and Licensed or License Eligible in Both Areas

Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website,

Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF COUNSELING in the DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND COUNSELING. The position is FULL-TIME, 11 MONTH, TENURE TRACK. Applications will be received until the position is filled.

Candidates for the position are required to have a completed doctorate from a CACREP accredited doctoral Counselor Education program, be licensed or license eligible as a Professional School Counselor in the state of Tennessee, be supervisor qualified, have experience working in school and or mental health settings with children, adolescents, adults, and families, have graduate teaching experience, show evidence of and/or potential for research in the field of counseling, have a commitment to the mission of the university, and have a strong dedication to social justice, diverse populations, and community service. The candidate is required to have evidence of working effectively with teams of counselors and educators to build and maintain strong counseling programs.

Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

The selected candidate for the position of ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF COUNSELING will serve as a core faculty member of a CACREP School Counseling and CACREP Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, supervise practicum and internship students, advise students, mentor students, work as a member of a collaborative Counselor Education team, build community and regional support, conduct research activities in the area of counseling, serve as a role model for the students and counselors of the region through professional development involvement and presentations, coordinate the school counseling program and the EdS program in Collaboration and Leadership in Counseling, and serve on university committees as assigned. Other duties may be assigned.

The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email

Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
Carson-Newman University
Jefferson City, TN 37760

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