Core Faculty Member - MA in Counseling Psychology Degree Program

Core Faculty Member - MA in Counseling Psychology


The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute


Springfield, MO


 Faculty - Counseling


Application Due:

Open Until Filled


Full Time (12 months)

The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute invites applications for a full-time (12 months) Core Faculty Member in the MA in Counseling Psychology degree program. The MA in Counseling Psychology is a fast-growing degree program designed to meet the needs of students by offering a non-traditional format with classes held on evenings and weekends.

This appointment is a full-time (12 month) faculty position with responsibilities in classroom instruction, supervising student research, involvement in faculty governance, and developing other professional areas of interest including scholarship/research and/or clinical supervision.

Required qualifications include a doctoral degree in counseling, counselor education and supervision, or counseling psychology, from an accredited program and a commitment to excellence in teaching and training. Preferred qualifications include a doctoral degree from a CACREP-accredited program, evidence of excellence in teaching at the graduate level, and eligibility for licensure in Missouri. Faculty rank is dependent upon qualifications.

We are seeking applicants who would be available to start in summer or fall 2014. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest including areas of teaching competence, curriculum vitae, and contact information (name, position, work/home phone, and email) of at least three professional references to Lisa Bonner, Faculty Assistant, 2885 West Battlefield Rd, Springfield, MO, 65807. Phone: (417) 823-3446; Email: Reprints/preprints will also be accepted, as will work samples, syllabi or past teaching evaluations, in support of an application.

Forest Institute is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education that offers degree programs in psychology, applied behavior analysis, counseling, and marriage and family therapy. Institutional resources include a large, community-based training clinic providing more than 10,000 hours of clinical service annually. The institution offers malpractice insurance and continuing education funding as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

Forest is an Equal Opportunity Employer with an ongoing institutional commitment to diversity among our faculty, students, and staff. We seek candidates who share our commitment to diversity and can work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. We welcome and strongly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT candidates.

For more information about Forest, please visit our website at Springfield, Missouri, is a premier mid-size metro area offering a low cost of living, friendly community, and is a great place for families.

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Application Information

Postal Address:

Lisa Bonner
The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute
2885 W. Battlefield
Springfield, MO 65807

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