Addictions Counseling Faculty

Job description


The Division of Behavioral Sciences at Indiana Wesleyan University invites applications for an Addictions Counseling faculty position. The Division of Behavioral Sciences is home to five majors including addictions counseling and psychology, along with social work, criminal justice, pre-art therapy, and a minor in sociology. We have 16 active full-time faculty and approximately 300 student majors.  The division's facilities include observation rooms with video recording, a research suite and an EEG lab. Our division has a history of collaborative research, including several research projects using mobile technology to deliver real-time assessment and intervention.

Indiana Wesleyan University is a Christian liberal arts university affiliate of the Wesleyan Church. The University is the largest private college in Indiana, with approximately 3,100 students on its residential campus and another 12,000 students engaged in distance learning or with regional centers. Successful candidates will show evidence of personal faith in Jesus Christ, comfort with the Wesleyan perspective, and a commitment to liberal learning. Applicants who bring diverse ethnic, racial, and gender perspectives to their scholarship and teaching are especially encouraged to apply.

Start date will be Fall 2018. 


  • Completed doctoral degree, preferred


The successful candidate will teach several courses in Addictions, provide practicum supervision, engage in research with student research assistants, and possibly teach some other courses in Psychology based on their interest/background and residential departmental needs (e.g., Cognition, statistics, research methods, general and abnormal psychology). Teaching load will be four courses per semester.  The position also involves the advising of majors and some committee work on the traditional undergraduate campus.


According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • Possess an addiction’s counseling clinical license (LCAC) or be license eligible

  • Graduate training in Addictions or a closely related field with an emphasis in Addictions

  • Strong candidates will have experience providing and supervising addictions counseling and integrated treatment for dually-diagnosed clients


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University.  It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Posted: 3/27/2018
Application Due: 5/17/2018
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