Clinical Assistant Professor
Position Information: DescriptionThe Department of Education Health and Behavior Studies, invites applications for a 9-month Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor, with additional summer opportunities, to teach courses in the Ph.D. Counseling Psychology and Master of Arts in Counseling Programs. In addition to teaching, the candidate hired for this position will also supervise counseling students at the Northern Prairie Community Clinic on-campus, and contribute to new online Master of Arts in Counseling program administration endeavors and student advising responsibilities. There is the potential to take on leadership roles in the relevant programs. The contract start date will be August 16, 2021, contingent on available funding. Summer teaching and service opportunities may also be available with an additional contract. The University of North Dakota (UND) is a public research university founded with a strong liberal arts foundation. UND has grown into a prominent scientific research university, classified by the Carnegie Foundation as having high research activity. UND was recently ranked among the top 100 public and top 25 most innovative universities in the country by U.S. News and World Report, and is widely regarded as among the top universities in the American Northern Plains region. Currently, the University boasts 200+ fields of study with nearly 15,000 students. UND is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, a vibrant college town of over 50,000 people located on the border of North Dakota and Minnesota. Grand Forks boasts high-quality medical facilities, a very low crime rate, many fine restaurants, acclaimed public and private schools, and annual events throughout the year. Ranked as one of the top 5 Best Small College Towns, and America’s Best Hockey Town, Grand Forks offers stellar quality of life without the metropolitan hassles.The University of North Dakota is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment that respects, acknowledges and celebrates diversity and individual differences. Successful applicants for this position will demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion through interest or past experience, as well as the ability to work and collaborate in a diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting. The Counseling Programs are housed in the Department of Education, Health, and Behavior Studies (EHBS) in the College of Education and Human Development (EHD) at UND. The Counseling programs include an APA accredited Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counseling Psychology, a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling (on-campus and online versions of the program available; currently pursuing MPCAC accreditation), and Post-Master’s Certificates in School Counseling for those with a Master’s Degree in Education, and for Counselors Respecializing in School Counseling (ESPB and CAEP accredited). The CAEP accredited College of Education and Human Development is in compliance with all Title II requirements, and seeks to serve preservice and in-service teachers, administrators, and other specialized education personnel with intensive integrated programs of study and a commitment to a diverse society. Duties & Responsibilities
- Teach graduate courses in multiple formats (on campus and online; asynchronous and synchronous) (approximately 2-3 courses per semester) across the counseling graduate programs, primarily teaching onlineProvide academic advising to students, primarily those in the new online programProvide supervision of graduate student clinical workAssist the Online M.A. Director with administrative and service tasks as needed Fulfill service roles in the Counseling Programs; this may include occasionally serving on MA scholarly or independent research project committees, or admissions committees Provide service to the university, college, department, and professional associationsSuccessful applicants should have teaching and service interests that align with counseling psychology as a field, including those that focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Candidate is willing to engage in academic advising online with graduate students. Candidate must be available to work on campus in-person at the NPCC clinic, and to work online while teaching, advising, and engaging in other administrative service activities. Strong organization skills and conscientiousness; ability to successfully navigate a workload comprised of teaching, supervision, advising, and other service-related tasks. Strong professionalism and interpersonal skills; and ability to sensitively navigate issues of disagreement which may arise with students/supervisees.Strong commitment to multiculturalism and social justice orientation and commitment to continued intrapersonal and interpersonal growth. Strong counseling psychology ethical awareness, ability to identify instances of real or potential ethical infractions and take action accordingly. Strong ability to utilize or learn relevant technology
- Earned Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology or a closely related field. Be a licensed psychologist is North Dakota, or be license-eligible and willing to actively pursue licensure in a time-sensitive fashion.Successful completion of criminal history records check.
- CACREP accredited degree (Masters or Ph.D.)Experience in teaching graduate students, supervising the clinical work of graduate students, and advising graduate students.Experience with admissions decisions.Experience providing psychological assessmentsExperiences supervising students performing psychological assessmentsExperience with psychological assessment and willingness to teach psychological assessment to doctoral studentsExperience with or willingness to teach online courses, including asynchronous online counseling courses
- A cover letter addressing essential and preferred qualificationsCopies of graduate transcriptsCurriculum VitaeThree professional references with complete contact information