9-month Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling (tenure-track)
New Mexico State University
January 25, 2018
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Full Time - Entry Level
Academic / Research
EFFECTIVE DATE: Fall 2018
REVIEW DATE: Beginning March 1, 2018. Application materials received after this date may be considered.
Responsibilities: We are searching for a candidate to join a vibrant and diverse faculty in the College of Education at New Mexico State University. The ideal candidate will assume a nine-month, tenure-track appointment in the Counseling and Educational Psychology department, which houses a CACREP-accredited MA program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling as well as an undergraduate major and minor in Counseling and Community Psychology. This faculty member will be assigned half-time to the undergraduate program and half-time to the master’s program. Teaching assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department but will typically include both undergraduate and graduate courses, including supervision of field experiences. This position requires research that results in annual presentations, publications, and/or external grants, in accordance with department guidelines for tenure and promotion.
General Information: New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution and active research university, which is classified as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the federal government, with a total minority enrollment over 48%. NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain.
The mission of the Counseling and Educational Psychology (CEP) Department is to promote social justice/advocacy through the cultivation and preparation of helping professionals and paraprofessionals. Additional graduate programs include a post-doctoral APA-Designated training program for prescribing psychologists, the MS in Clinical Psychopharmacology, as well as an APA-accredited Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology and a NASP-approved Ed.S. program in School Psychology. In addition, graduate minors are offered in Spanish Counseling and Integrated Behavior Healthcare. For more information, go to: http://cep.education.nmsu.edu .
Benefits Offered: Group medical and hospital insurance, group life insurance, long-term disability insurance, state educational retirement, workers’ compensation, and employment compensation.
Applications: Submit the following at the application portal http://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/: Cover Letter (not to exceed 3 pages); curriculum vita; statement of research interests and teaching and supervisory philosophy; and names and contact information for five professional references.
Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Ivelisse Torres Fernandez, Search Committee Chair, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 575-646-4093.
NMSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States. All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal law, state law, and NMSU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a criminal history.
Required Qualifications: Doctorate in Counselor Education. Counseling degree from a CACREP-accredited program. Licensed or license-eligible as an LMHC and/or LPCC in New Mexico.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated teaching success, experience counseling culturally diverse populations, and interest in collaborative research across diverse academic areas. Applications from individuals who increase the number of women and ethnic minorities on the university faculty are encouraged. Expanding the cultural and/or linguistic diversity of the department is highly valued.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience
Internal Number: REQUISITION # 1700149F
About New Mexico State University
The New Mexico State Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology (CEP) is a rapidly growing field of study, comprised of innovative graduate and undergraduate programs. The mission of the Department is to promote social justice/advocacy through the cultivation and preparation of professionals in school and mental health counseling, school psychology, counseling psychology, and medical psychology. Our programs emphasize ethical responsibility and the development of multicultural competencies to work effectively with diverse populations and systems. We create collaborative relationships with educational, health/mental health, and community settings to reduce health and educational disparities, conduct relevant high quality research, and nurture active learners and critical thinkers.