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Covenant Theological Seminary

Professor of Counseling

Faculty Position Notice



Job Description

Covenant Theological Seminary invites applications and nominations for a full-time faculty appointment at the level of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor of Counseling. The position will start preferably in the fall of 2016, or in 2017 if necessary.


Primary instructional responsibilities will be in the Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) program and will focus on teaching courses related to licensure education requirements, as well as leading one of five internship supervision groups and meeting with group members for individual supervision.


Along with an excellent teaching record, we seek a candidate who:


  • has published and/or done research in the field;
  • has experience establishing good relationships with students;
  • is committed to the discernment of truth and error in psychological theories in order to reclaim what is true to be used within a Christian approach to counseling; and
  • has a long-term commitment to enabling students to develop a biblical foundation and framework for understanding people and helping them to change and grow;
  • has substantial experience in counseling clients.



The qualified candidate will:


  • have a doctoral degree in counselor education from an accredited institution (preferably a CACREP-accredited program) or have a related doctoral degree;
  • show evidence of teaching experience or promise of excellence in the classroom; and
  • demonstrate ability in or potential for scholarship.


Candidates must also be in agreement with the doctrinal distinctives of the Presbyterian Church in America (see https://www.covenantseminary.edu/why-covenant/, noting especially the “Confessional” tab), and belong to, or be willing to belong to, a church in the Reformed tradition.


To Apply 

Please send cover letter and c.v. to sarah.king@covenantseminary.edu, attention to: Jay Sklar, Dean of Faculty. The search will continue until the position is filled, but applications received by March 15, 2016, will receive fullest consideration. If potential candidates will be at the CAPS International Conference, or the AACC National Conference (fall 2016) please indicate so in the cover letter.


About Covenant Theological Seminary

For nearly 60 years Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, has prepared students for a breadth of ministry callings. Our purpose is to train God’s servants to walk in God’s grace, minister God’s Word, and equip God’s people—all for God’s mission. Our ongoing participation in God’s mission comes in a Reformed and evangelical theological context as the seminary of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). Website: www.covenantseminary.edu.



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