Assistant Professor Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

Job Locations US-NY-New York
TUNY - School of Health Sciences
Position Type
Schedule Shift
Hours will vary
Hours Per Week
As needed
FLSA Status


The Department of Behavioral Science within the School of Health Sciences at Touro University invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Position is effective July 1 2023. The college places a high priority on teaching excellence and on research with an expectation that the candidate will also be active in their professional field. The successful candidate will be expected to support our growing student population through teaching, advising, collaborating on research initiatives, and will work in collaboration with other programs within the department.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teach full time graduate level Clinical Mental Health Counseling courses (3-3); advise graduate students.
  • Supervise students in field placements.
  • Engage in research/scholarly activity at a level appropriate to rank.
  • Supervise students and/or perform other assignments as approved by the Program Director and Chair.
  • Participate in faculty meetings, advise students, provide service to the program, the Department of Behavioral Science, and the Touro University community.


Education/ Experience

  • Candidates must have a doctoral degree in counseling, counselor education, or a related field from a CACREP-accredited program OR have taught for a minimum of one full year in a counseling program prior to July 1 2013.
  • Identify as a Counselor Educator (e.g. sustained membership in professional counseling organization(s), national certification, etc.).
  • Licensed (or New York State license eligible) as a Mental Health Counselor in New York.
  • Evidence of teaching graduate level Mental Health Counseling Courses.
  • Evidence of clinical supervision experience.
  • Have history of or evidence of promise in scholarship appropriate for the discipline and rank.

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • A commitment to work in multicultural and urban education settings
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems independently
  • Ability to be organized and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Team player able to work collaboratively
  • Competence and/or experience in technology as an educational tool (e.g. CANVAS, Blackboard, WebCT, & D2L)

Physical Demands

  • Extensive time sitting and standing
  • Extensive use of computers
  • Ability to lift 5 pounds


  • Travel between meetings at multiple locations.

Maximum Salary

USD $91,000.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $72,800.00/Yr.


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