Assistant Professor - Psychology - Graduate Mental Health Counseling Program
State University of New York at Old Westbury
The Psychology Department at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Old Westbury, with a licensure qualifying Graduate Mental Health Counseling (MHC) Program, seeks to hire a candidate for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin Fall 2019.
Candidates applying for this position must have completed all doctoral degree requirements and earned their Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology or a closely related field by August 1, 2019. Qualified candidates must have experience teaching at the graduate level and be licensed or licensure eligible in New York State as a Mental Health Counselor and/or Psychologist. Successful candidates will have a social justice orientation and have clinical experience working with and teaching, diverse populations. Responsibilities will include teaching, supervision and collaboration on program administration.
We especially welcome candidates whose professional activities and research program demonstrate a strong commitment to social justice concerns, and who value teaching in a public institution with a racially, ethnically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse student population, as both are consistent with the College's historic mission to advance social justice, civic engagement, and sustainability. The Psychology Department is strongly committed to faculty diversity, in keeping with our College's mission.
The Master of Science (MS) degree in Mental Health Counseling is housed in the Psychology Department, which is the largest undergraduate major at the College, offering a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Psychology. The Graduate MHC Program utilizes a cohort model to foster an environment in which students can integrate academic learning with introspection and reflection. This allows for the development of personal awareness necessary for effective clinical work. Old Westbury is a comprehensive college in the SUNY system, and is one of the country’s most racially and culturally diverse campuses. It is located on 604 acres of forested hills on the North Shore of Long Island, less than one hour from New York City.
- Candidates applying for this position must have completed all the requirements for and earned their Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology or a closely related field by August 1, 2019
- Experience teaching at the graduate level
- Licensed or licensure eligible in New York State as a Mental Health Counselor and/or Psychologist
- A commitment to social justice and teaching/mentoring diverse student populations at the graduate level
- A commitment to an active research program
- Previous experience teaching in an institution of higher education to a student body that is diverse in terms of racial, ethnic, multicultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
Please submit the following at https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=106785 :
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vitae
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Description of research interest
- Three letters of recommendation (see below)
- Contact information (name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references
Submit three (3) letters of reference (on letterhead and signed) to Human Resources via email at COLELLAL@oldwestbury.edu
Only applications submitted online will be considered.
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: March 31, 2019
VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.
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The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
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Position Type: Faculty
Official Budget Title: Assistant Professor (10 months)
Campus Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Psychology - Graduate Mental Health Counseling Program
Negotiating Unit: UUP
Salary Grade: NSA5
FLSA Status: Exempt