Assistant Professor in Master of Arts in Counseling Psycholo

at University of Maine at Farmington in Farmington, Maine, United States

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Assistant Professor in Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology – two-year fixed-length Campus: Farmington Department: Assoc Provost/Dean of Educ – FDTED Bargaining Unit: AFUM Salary Band/Wage Band: A typical salary for this position is in the mid-50s Location: Farmington ME Statement of Job:

Peacefully nestled in the spectacular lakes & mountains region of western Maine, UMF is Maine’s public liberal arts college, offering quality programs in teacher education, human services, and arts and sciences. The campus is in historic downtown Farmington, just a short walk away from coffee shops, funky stores, restaurants, banks, bookstores, a multi-screen movie theater, and a whole lot more. Our perfect location combines the active outdoor lifestyle with the arts & smarts of a small college town.

The University of Maine Farmington is seeking applicants for a two-year fixed-length position of Assistant Professor in Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology within the Division of Graduate and Continuing Education.

The M.A. in Counseling Psychology program is designed to assist students in their preparation for State of Maine licensure as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). The program facilitates the development of counseling skills through professional clinical training and immersion in various creative endeavors: creative writing, music, and painting. With appropriate post-graduate experience, graduates will be well prepared for the National Counselor Exam, which is required by the state, to become a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). This individual will teach courses that support the emphasis on the creative arts and their integration into clinical practice.

This position reports to the chair of the division.



+ Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology or related field

+ LCPC licensure in the State of Maine.

+ Practice as an LCPC for a minimum of 5 years, with no more than 2 years of practice as a conditionally licensed clinician.

+ Registered Art Therapist (ATR).


+ PsyD, Ph.D., EdD.

+ Academic advising experience.

+ Experience working with students in the field or field supervision.

+ Teaching across different modalities such as online and hybrid instruction.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via “Apply for Position.” Please create an applicant profile, complete a brief application, and upload a cover letter which fully describes your qualifications and experiences, with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications, a resume/curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and until filled. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits ( for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long-term disability as well as retirement plan options.

The University of Maine at Farmington employees are Mandatory Reporters with the exception of UMF’s licensed, clinical medical providers (including athletic trainers) and mental health providers and their clinical interns when working in their capacity as providers.

Employees in the University of Maine System are required to comply with the UMS COVID protocols which currently include but are not limited to, being vaccinated, obtaining a qualified vaccination exemption, and/or participating in regular COVID testing. Further information can be found on our Together for Maine ( site.

The University of Maine at Farmington is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Length: Academic Year (Sept-May) Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Teaching Philosophy, Transcripts
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Job Posting: JC219875535

Posted On: Jul 30, 2022

Updated On: Aug 12, 2022