UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
College of Education
The Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology (being renamed the
Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology) in the College of
Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for the following tenure-
track faculty positions, effective August 2007. Appointment contingent upon funding.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Counseling Psychology: Assistant professor in APA accredited Ph.D. program in
counseling psychology. Departmental programs espouse a scientist-practitioner model of
training with particular emphasis on social justice, diversity, and multicultural
perspectives. Responsibilities: Teach graduate courses in counseling psychology and
specifically in personality and cognitive assessment, conduct program of scholarly
research, supervise practica, supervise doctoral dissertations, and provide professional
service, including community engagement. Area of research focus open but preference
given to individuals with special interest in diversity/multicultural issues. Qualifications:
Doctorate in counseling psychology from an APA accredited program, eligibility for
licensure in Kentucky, record of prior experience in teaching and scholarly productivity,
record of research indicative of strong trajectory toward tenure and promotion at a
research-extensive university, and some experience in securing extramural grant funding
preferred. Application review begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
Applicants should send curriculum vita, at least three letters of reference, examples of
publications and other professional writing, and letter of application describing their
special interests and their appropriateness for the position to: Sharon Rostosky, Ph.D.,
Co-Chair, Counseling Psychology Search Committee, Department of Educational and
Counseling Psychology, 231 Dickey Hall, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
40506-0017, firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 859-257-7880, fax 859-257-5662.
School Psychology: Open rank position in school psychology with appointment at
assistant, associate, or full professor level. The School Psychology Program is APA
accredited and NCATE/NASP approved and espouses a scientist practitioner model of
training with an ecological and systems perspective on psychological services in
educational settings. Responsibilities: Teach graduate courses in school psychology,
supervise graduate students in field placements, supervise and guide graduate student
research, and provide professional service, including community engagement. Area of
teaching interests open but will be expected to complement current faculty interests.
Qualifications: Earned doctorate in school psychology or related area, experience or
interest in supervising/guiding doctoral research, thematic line of research related to
school psychology, interest in pursuing or having an established record of funded
research, and commitment to diversity and provision of culturally-responsive
psychological services. Application review begins immediately and continues until
position is filled. Send letter of application detailing teaching and research interests, vita,
and names and contact information for four references to: Dr. H. Thompson Prout, Chair,
School Psychology Search Committee, Department of Educational and Counseling
Psychology, 238 Dickey Hall, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0017,
email@example.com, phone 859-257-5445, fax 859-257-5662.
The University of Kentucky and the Counseling Psychology and School Counseling
programs are strongly committed to increasing diversity in their community of students
and faculty. Individuals with ethnically diverse backgrounds are actively encouraged to
contact us to explore interest in these positions.
The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer