Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 313204 - Meridian Division of Education
Location: Meridian Campus - Meridian, MS
Categories: Faculty
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Position Function:

Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor at Mississippi State University on the Meridian Campus. The Division of Education invites applicants for a non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor position in the Counseling Program beginning fall 2023.

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Area of Specialization:


Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2023

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate teaching and advisement; supervision of practicum and internship; and providing service and outreach. This program is CACREP accredited, and faculty work closely with area schools, community colleges and clinical settings. Students In the program obtain a Master of Science degree with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health, School Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling or a Specialist degree in Education with Counseling concentration. This new position will focus on adding an Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling concentration.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate in Counselor Education with an emphasis or focus on Substance Abuse/Addictions Counseling or a closely related field; demonstration of excellence in teaching, and /or service (Associate Teaching Professor) or demonstration of potential for excellence In these areas (Assistant Teaching Professor). ABD's will be considered if the degree will be completed by hiring date. Level of appointment is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctoral degree from a CACREP accredited program; eligibility for licensure/credential in Addictions/Substance Abuse or as a LPC in Mississippi; experience in degree program development in addictions/substance abuse; experience with CACREP accreditation; minimum of 3 years of experiences in addictions/substance abuse counseling; experience with teaching at the graduate level; experience teaching virtually or online

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, teaching evaluations (if applicable) and the complete contact information for at least 3 references. Inquires should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Melissa Windham. Any social security numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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