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The Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Keystone College in La Plume, PA invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Preference is given to applicants with a background in counseling psychology. We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual who will contribute to the College’s teaching, program development, research, and service missions. This position offers an excellent opportunity for a passionate educator to impact our unique student population and to shape the future of our programs.


  1. Teach undergraduate and potentially graduate courses in psychology and counseling theories, consistent with the applicant’s areas of expertise and the department’s curricular needs.
  2. Conduct and publish high-quality, original research in counseling psychology and related fields, with a focus on at least one of the following areas: multiculturalism, rural mental health, sports psychology, and/or health psychology.
  3. Supervise student research projects, including undergraduate and graduate theses.
  4. Engage in service activities such as committee participation, program development, and community engagement.
  5. Contribute to the development and improvement of the department’s curriculum and programs.
  6. Mentor students and provide advising on academic and career-related matters.
  7. Actively participate in departmental meetings, Faculty Senate (with committee involvement), faculty development opportunities, and other departmental activities.
  8. Engage in interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the college.
  9. Participate in regional and national professional organizations in psychology and counseling.
  10. Potential for providing clinical supervision to graduate students


  1. Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology or related field from an APA-accredited program (ABD candidates with a confirmed graduation date will also be considered).
  2. Preference is given to candidates who are licensed, or license-eligible, as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania
  3. Demonstrated ability to teach a diverse range of courses within psychology and counseling fields.
  4. Proven track record of research in one or more of the following areas: community counseling, multiculturalism, rural mental health, sports psychology, and/or health psychology.
  5. Strong commitment to mentorship, student success, and fostering an inclusive learning environment.
  6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  7. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and the broader local community.

To apply: 

  1. Cover letter detailing qualifications, teaching experience, research interests, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV).
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy.
  4. Statement of research interests.
  5. Three professional references with contact information.
  6. Sample publications or research manuscripts (if available).

Please use the link below to email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources

Email Human Resources

Keystone College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse community and welcome applications from individuals who will contribute to the diversity of our institution.

Review of applications will begin on September 11, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. We look forward to hearing from you!