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Newsletter Article | Dec 12, 2013

PENNSYLVANIA - PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY - Assistant Professor of Community and Trauma Counseling and Psychology

Philadelphia University seeks a full-time 12-month renewable-contract faculty member in community and trauma counseling.  The appointed candidate will be responsible for teaching in the graduate programs and undergraduate psychology programs; advising students; and facilitating and overseeing the field placements of master’s students.  The appointed candidate will be expected to maintain a clinical practice outside of the University.

 Philadelphia University, founded in 1884, is a private university with 3,600 students enrolled in more than 60 undergraduate and graduate programs. As the model for professional university education, the University prepares students to be leaders in their professions in an active, collaborative and real-world learning environment infused with the liberal arts. Philadelphia University includes the innovative Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce; the College of Architecture and the Built Environment; and the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts. For more information, go to


The candidate must possess a doctorate in counseling, psychology or a related mental health field.  A license is required.  The candidate will possess sound clinical experience, particularly in trauma-informed counseling and experience working with clients who have trauma-related symptoms.  The candidate must have teaching experience (graduate-level preferred) in counseling or a related discipline, and some facility with online learning.  The candidate must have sound organizational skills, be a strong communicator, a team player, and have some proficiency with computers and education-related technology.


Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and three letters of reference or references to Dr. Matt Baker, Executive Dean, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, Philadelphia University, School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497.  Electronic submissions accepted as a single PDF submitted by email to

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