Faculty Vacancies

Vacancy - Assistant/Associate Professor of Human Services

(Recruitment Number 3450118)

Washburn University's Human Services Department invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 1, 2018.  This position is a 9 month, tenure-track appointment. Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor would be contingent upon meeting the criteria posted in the Washburn University Faculty Handbook: http://www.washburn.edu/faculty-staff/faculty-resources/faculty-handbook/faculty-handbook-section-3.html#

Required Qualifications: 

  • Doctoral degree in Human Services or a closely related field (e.g. Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Human Development, Nursing, etc.); or a degree plan in place to complete such a doctoral degree by May of 2020.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • University teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Has, or can obtain within one year (without additional coursework), a Master’s- or Doctoral-level license issued by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (e.g. LMAC, LCAC, LP, LMSW, LMFT, LPC, etc.)


  • Instruction of 12 credit hours as assigned in the Human Services curriculum per semester at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.  Such classes may be at the undergraduate level or at the graduate level.  Teaching will occur on campus and/or online as assigned.  Responsibilities also include academic advising to students, holding on-campus office hours at least 3 days per week, service (professional, community and university) and scholarly productivity. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedures:

  • Application review will begin March 5th, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Send application letter specifically addressing all required and preferred qualifications, vita, transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references to: beth.kuhn@washburn.edu. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check and must submit official transcripts prior to hire.  Washburn University is an EOE.  www.washburn.edu