Open Rank Professor, Program Director of Masters in Counseling Psychology

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Open Rank Professor, Program Director of Masters in Counseling Psychology

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Juniata College invites applications for a full-time, open rank position to lead the development of a new master’s program in Counseling Psychology. The program will prepare graduates for state licensure in counseling and is expected to launch in January 2022.

This faculty member will serve as the Program Director, with primary responsibilities for developing and coordinating this practitioner-scholar program. This will include collaborating with faculty in course development and revision, enhancing community partnerships for field placements or research opportunities, teaching courses within the master’s and undergraduate program, and advising and monitoring student progress in the program. This program will prepare graduates for state licensure in counseling. Teaching responsibilities will include 15-credit hours across an academic year, with summer teaching responsibilities for supplemental pay. This teaching schedule includes release from typical teaching requirements in order to administer the academic program. This 10-month position will be a three-year appointment with expectation for renewal.

Juniata College believes in and embraces the liberal arts and as such, we encourage and seek mutual benefit through diversity of thought and approach which enriches our academic community, as well as the lives of our students and colleagues. Juniata College is committed to creating a welcoming community supported by relationships based on collaboration and mutual respect. We endeavor to create an inclusive learning environment where members with different perspectives and backgrounds can learn, contribute, and thrive. Please join us…

Position Qualifications:

Successful candidates will have a doctorate in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, or a related field. Candidates should be a licensed psychologist and/or license-eligible in Pennsylvania. Ideal applicants will have leadership experience and a demonstrated record of work in the counseling field (i.e., counseling experience, clinical supervision, teaching, and/or research in counseling). Experience working with diverse populations, a commitment to social justice, and active involvement with professional societies are preferred qualifications.

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This position reports directly to the Provost.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is open until filled. Review of applications begins immediately with an anticipated start date no later than August 1, 2021.

Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their qualifications and vision for developing and leading this program, a teaching philosophy statement that addresses how they have supported diverse populations in the classroom and in mentoring, and a statement of research interests. Applications should also include a curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references.

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Posted: 4/15/2021
Application Due: 7/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time