Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology with Gender Focus, CLA-3307

Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology with Gender Focus

Department of Psychology

College of Liberal Arts



The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in Department of Psychology beginning August 2020.


Doctorate in Counseling Psychology with teaching/research expertise in the field of Psychology of Gender. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2021.


Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload shifts to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units. Teach primarily undergraduate courses in gender and other sociocultural awareness courses from a social justice perspective. Faculty also will have opportunities for developing specialty courses in their area of expertise. There may be opportunities for teaching a graduate course in the counseling program. Summer teaching is also available. Possess and demonstrate a strong commitment to inclusive teaching, research and service. Candidate should demonstrate research competency and show evidence of the ability to advance a research agenda at Towson University, leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals. Research should generally fall within the Psychology of Gender, with specific research area open. Student advising and service at all institutional levels is also expected. 

Department Information:

The Psychology Department ( has almost 1,200 undergraduate psychology majors and 300 graduate students in five master’s degree programs including school psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, experimental psychology and human resource development.

Towson University

About TU

Towson University was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore's largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor's, 45 master's, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process

Review of applications begins October 1, 2019 and continues until the position is filled. Send a one-page cover letter, statements of teaching and research interests, current curriculum vitae; and three letters of recommendation to: 

Danice L. Brown & Matthew P. Mychailyszyn

Counseling Psychology with Gender Focus, Search Co-Chairs

Department of Psychology

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is CLA-3307.

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Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.