Marian University, a Catholic Franciscan, liberal arts institution of higher education, invites qualified applications for the position of full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Counseling specializing in Clinical Mental Health. This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Psychological Science and Counseling and the Dean of Arts and Sciences.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Teach graduate level courses in counseling and specialized clinical mental health areas and related undergraduate courses within the department
- Maintain an active program of research and/or other professional activities
- Mentor, advise, and supervise students within the MS in Counseling Program and the PSC department
- Actively participate in faculty meetings, departmental functions, and university service
- Other duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will have:
- Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University
- Doctoral degree in counseling psychology or counselor education
- Licensure or eligibility to pursue licensure as a health and human services provider strongly preferred
- Teaching experience in higher education preferred, especially teaching in a CACREP or MPCAC accredited master’s program
- Counseling experience beyond internship preferred in one or more of the following: addiction, marriage and family, trauma, adolescence
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, collaborative, and able to work independently with colleagues throughout the university and in the community
- Commitment to multicultural competence, best practices in teaching, high ethical standards, diversity, and community service/engagement
- Involvement in state, regional, and/or national professional associations
Located within 10 minutes of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University is one of the nation’s preeminent Catholic institutions of higher learning, and ranks in the Top 25 of US News & World Report’s list of Midwest Region colleges. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s culture are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 15 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years. Marian University’s football team has captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015 in 9 years of existence. In 2016, the women’s basketball team won its first NAIA national championship. Marian University is also home to the most successful collegiate cycling program in the nation, which currently holds 41 national titles.
The Department of Psychological Science and Counseling recently launched a Master of Science in Counseling Program (clinical mental health and school counseling tracks) with the first graduate cohort admitted in Fall 2017.
Review of applications will begin January 1st, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Applications require the submission of:
- A letter of application
- Current CV
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Three letters of reference
- Evidence of outstanding teaching and professional activities
All complete applications should be submitted electronically through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marian University is An Equal Opportunity Employer