The College of Humanities and Social Services seeks a full-time Assistant Professor, tenure track, to begin Fall 2022.


Primary responsibilities include teaching courses in the Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling program in Reading and Philadelphia.  The successful candidate will also supervise practicum and internship students, advise students, sponsor student organizations, serve on university committees, engage in public service, and conduct scholarly research. The candidate is expected to assist in program development, outcome assessment, and CACREP accreditation.  Active participation in faculty governance and the life of the department is required.


Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor and have a working knowledge of trauma-informed care.  We seek candidates with a Ph.D./Ed.D. in counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program as well as evidence of quality teaching experience and scholarly productivity. Licensure as a professional counselor in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is expected or obtained within the first six months of hire. 


Alvernia has a bold approach to becoming a 21st century, modern regional university. This includes the rapid expansion of enrollment through new academic majors in engineering, health care and more. We seek professionals who are thoughtful leaders, creative and nimble in the complex environment of private higher education.


All Alvernia University employees promote Franciscan ideals and adherence to the Mission of the University as demonstrated by the University Ideal Characteristics.  As we are an equal opportunity employer committed to Franciscan values, all employees share responsibility for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the performance of their roles while demonstrating: service orientation, respect for all, intellectual curiosity, solution focus and innovation, and mutual accountability.  Alvernia University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.


How to Apply:

Candidates should send a letter of application with current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, research statement, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to the this link.  Review of applications will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Contact:               Human Resources

Posting Date:       September 28, 2021



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