Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology

  • Boston University
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Oct 10, 2019
Full time Education Research

Job Description

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a full-time Associate Professor (with tenure) of Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in Sport Psychology. We are seeking a faculty member who shares BU Wheelock’s commitment to the preparation of leaders in the Sport Psychology field.

The Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development Department believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that end, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. In addition, we seek candidates with a background in educating sport psychology graduate students, and a record of publishing within the Sport Psychology field. We seek an individual with a thorough understanding of the Certified Mental Performance Consultant certification. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide leadership for the master’s and doctoral Sport Psychology programs, to mentor and advise graduate students, to teach graduate-level courses, to engage in sport-psychology related research, and to provide service to the university and profession.

This Associate Professor position begins July 1, 2020. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are
encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Please note that as stated above, Boston University believes that cultural and social diversity is vitally important to
the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. In your application
materials, we welcome a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you would engage and
sustain the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in Boston University’s
diversity statement (

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Kinesiology/Sport Science, or Related-Field

  • Established record of teaching graduate-level courses in sport psychology

  • Established record of research (e.g., publications, grants) in the Sport Psychology field 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CMPC (Certified Mental Performance Consultant – AASP, Association of Applied Sport

Psychology) or CMPC eligible

  • Licensed clinician at the EdM or doctoral level 

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee:
Dr. Melissa Holt

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit application materials electronically to

Required Application Materials:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Up to Three Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
  • Statement of Research, Teaching, and Service Interests/Experiences
  • Three Reference Letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at the above-referenced site

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected
by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.