Tenure-line faculty position available August 17, 2018, as Open Rank Professor of Psychology-Counseling, Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling and Director of Clinical Mental Health master’s program. The Department is seeking a highly qualified scholar within counseling to direct CACREP accredited program in clinical mental health counseling and teach courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs. Additional duties will include: direct clinical mental health counseling program, actively contribute to the intellectual and professional life of the Department, College of Health, Ball State University, and the surrounding community through general service and preventive, developmental and outreach orientation. Participate in local and national professional service activities.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. At more than 22,500 students, enrollment for the 2017-18 academic year is Ball State’s largest ever. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic collages offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
Minimum qualifications: Counselor education applicants must be a graduate of a CACREP accredited doctoral program with at least three years of teaching experience in a CACREP accredited graduate program. Counseling psychologist applicants must be a graduate of an APA accredited doctoral program and have teaching experience in a CACREP accredited graduate program before July 1, 2013. Candidates must demonstrate professional competence in a specialty area within the field of counseling, must demonstrate sustained membership and active involvement in the American Counseling Association, its Divisions, or Affiliate Associations, and provide evidence of research and scholarly activity in counseling.
Preferred qualifications: Eligibility for licensure as a Mental Health Counselor in the State of Indiana. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can also contribute to other graduate programs within the department. Applicants should be able to mentor students on diversity issues and facilitate immersive learning experiences.
Certifications/Licensures: Licensed within first three years as a Mental Health Counselor in the State of Indiana.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/11186 Include the following documents with your application: Cover letter addressed to Dr. Lawrence Gerstein, Curriculum Vitae, copy of required transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through December 31, 2017. Original, official transcripts will be required at time of hire.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.