Assistant Professor, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology

Pace University

Pace University is ranked the #1 private, four-year college in the nation for upward economic mobility by Harvard University’s Opportunity Insights, evidence of the transformative education the University provides. To add to our esteemed faculty we are currently seeking two Assistant Professors in Mental Health Counseling (Psychology) for our Pleasantville NY (Westchester County) campus.

Position Summary:

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences of Pace University is seeking applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Psychology’s Mental Health Counseling Program at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 2024. The position is located at Pace’s Pleasantville campus in Westchester County, NY.

The successful candidate will teach graduate-level courses in the Mental Health Counseling Program, advise students, and conduct research in counseling, counseling processes, and counselor training. A demonstrated commitment to student-centered learning and excellence in teaching is required.

The ideal candidates will possess the following:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in counselor education or mental health counseling from a CACREP-accredited program. Preference will be given to candidates who are licensed as LMHC (or LPC) or are eligible for such in New York State.

Candidates should be committed to graduate education and be prepared and able to offer classroom instruction and appropriate mentorship to each of the department’s graduate constituencies, including the ability to guide doctoral students in their dissertation research.

The successful candidate should be prepared to develop, initiate, and successfully implement a program of scholarship in collaborative efforts with senior researchers in the department. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate advanced knowledge in research methodology, particularly within the area of qualitative research. The successful candidate should also demonstrate active involvement in professional or counselor education.

Salary range: $75,000 – $85,000. Please apply at: or

About Pace University

Ranked in the top 9% of private US colleges that provide the best return on tuition investment, Pace University transforms the lives of its diverse students—academically, professionally, and socioeconomically. Currently, the University enrolls more than 13,000 students in more than 150 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs. Pace University is at the forefront of creating opportunity. Through the convergence of strong academics, experiential learning, and dedicated advising, Pace University empowers its students and positively impacts its communities.

Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and people of all gender identities are encouraged to apply.

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