Assistant Professor- Clinical-Counseling Psychology/Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program

Employer
Illinois State University
Location
Normal, Illinois

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Arts & Humanities, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
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Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job No: 512320
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Assistant Professor- Clinical-Counseling Psychology/Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program

Employee Classification: Asst Professor

Division Name: Academic Affairs

College/Unit: College of Arts and Sciences

Department: Psychology

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

The Department of Psychology seeks applicants for a nine-month, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Clinical-Counseling Psychology. This individual will hold a joint appointment in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to research that investigates the measurement and treatment of psychological issues related to sex, gender and sexuality, and the manner in which these variables interact with race, ethnicity, culture, and education. The Department of Psychology is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed to apply. The successful applicant will be expected to teach applied clinical-counseling courses for both graduate and undergraduate students, supervise Masters theses, and teach at least two courses per academic year in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. The position begins August 16, 2022.

Additional Information

The department has over 700 undergraduate majors, 130 graduate students, and 27 full-time faculty members. Required qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. (or ABD, with Ph.D. completed within a year of start date) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or closely related field; enthusiasm for teaching at all levels based on department needs; clinical experience with a variety of populations, and a record indicating the foundation of a strong program of scholarship. For more information, visit https://psychology.illinoisstate.edu/.

Required Qualifications

1. Ph.D. (or ABD, with Ph.D. completed within a year of start date) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or closely related field
2. Enthusiasm for teaching at all levels based on department needs.
3. Clinical experience with a variety of populations.
4. A record indicating the foundation of a strong program of scholarship.

Work Hours

Varies depending on class hours and office hours.

Proposed Starting Date

8/16/2022

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Pay is commensurate with qualification and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package.

Required Applicant Documents

1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Representative Re/preprints
4. One-page Statements describing (a) scholarship goals and interests
(b) teaching experience and skills, and (c) experiences with under-represented groups in academic settings.
5. Additionally, please submit three letters of recommendation electronically to Dr. Dawn McBride, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected] (put "Recommendation" in the subject line).

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

To assure full consideration, please apply and submit all materials no later than November 15, 2021. Please complete the faculty employment application and follow all instructions on posting number 512320 at www.jobs.illinoisstate.edu and attach the following documents: cover letter; curriculum vitae; representative re/preprints; and one-page statements describing (1) scholarship goals and interests, (2) teaching experience and skills, and (3) experiences with under-represented groups in academic settings. Additionally, submit three letters of recommendation electronically to Dr. Dawn McBride, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected] (put "Recommendation" in the subject line). Inquiries regarding the position can be directed to Dr. McBride [email protected]

Contact Information for Applicants

Dr. Dawn McBride
Search Committee Chair
[email protected]

Important Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a criminal background investigation based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 10/14/2021 04:20 PM CST
Application Closes: Open until filled


Organization

About

Founded in 1857, Illinois State University was the first public university in the state and is one of the Midwest’s oldest institutions of higher education. It is a coeducational, residential university. Its 34 academic departments in six colleges offer 77 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 41 master’s, nine specialist, and ten doctoral programs.

The 1,110 acre campus includes more than 60 major buildings with state-of-the-art technology, and Watterson Towers is one of the most unique structures, as this residence hall is the tallest building between Chicago and St. Louis. Other major facilities include a Center for the Performing Arts, a 360-acre farm, Bone Student Center and Braden Auditorium, a University Planetarium, Redbird Arena, and Hancock Stadium. From meeting facilities to cultural opportunities through the arts, and excitement of numerous sporting events each year, ISU is a vital part of the Bloomington-Normal community.

Vision

Illinois State University, a first-choice public university, will be increasingly recognized as a national leader for educating high-achieving, motivated students who seek an individualized and transformative experience at an institution that:

  • Offers premier undergraduate and graduate programs that integrate traditional knowledge and methods with emerging ideas and innovations
  • Generates knowledge through high-quality research, scholarship, and creative activities
  • Supports student learning and development inside and outside of the classroom
  • Serves the region, state, nation, and world through its commitments to responsible stewardship, meaningful civic engagement, cultural enrichment, and the development of global citizens

Mission

We at Illinois State University work as a diverse community of scholars with a commitment to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. We promote the highest academic standards in our teaching, scholarship, public service and the connections we build among them. We devote all of our resources and energies to creating the most supportive and productive community possible to serve the citizens of Illinois and beyond.

Values

Pursuit of Learning and Scholarship

Illinois State University works with students as partners in their educational development inside and outside of the classroom so that students come to appreciate learning as an active and lifelong process. The University contributes new knowledge through research, scholarship, and creative activities in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate. Faculty members embrace a balanced teacher–scholar model that values their contributions as teachers (facilitators of learning) and scholars (creators and discoverers of knowledge and information). 

Individualized Attention

Illinois State University provides a supportive environment that places all learners at the center of teaching and scholarship. Innovative curricular and cocurricular programs, strong student-faculty-staff connections, and superior student services focus on each student as an individual. The University fosters academic and personal growth, recognizes unique educational aspirations, and acknowledges that each faculty and staff member is integral to student success.

Diversity

Illinois State University affirms and encourages community and a respect for differences by fostering an inclusive environment characterized by cultural understanding, ethical behavior, and social justice. The University supports a diverse faculty and staff who mentor a diverse student population. The University endeavors to provide opportunities for all students, staff, and faculty to participate in a global society.

Integrity

Illinois State University promotes an environment defined by the highest ethical standards. Leadership of the University is characterized by stability, adherence to shared values, collaborative decision making, and accountable stewardship of all university resources. Members of the University community work collaboratively through shared governance to ensure the success of the University and are dedicated to making ongoing improvements, always enhancing their contribution to Illinois State University and building on prior accomplishments. Teaching and learning, including research and creative activities, are conducted at the highest level of academic quality and integrity.

Civic Engagement

Illinois State University prepares students to be informed and engaged global citizens who will promote and further the goals of society. The University promotes active learning experiences through which students will gain an awareness and understanding of civic engagement as a lifelong responsibility. The University partners with business, industry, government, and educational entities providing leadership in local, statewide, national, and international initiatives; expanding service and outreach; and enhancing financial support for instructional, scholarly, and service activities.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer​.

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