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Professor of Practice of Clinical Counseling Psychology

Employer
Assumption College
Location
Worcester, MA
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Category: Faculty
Department: Psychology
Posted: Apr 30, 2024
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: Full-time

About Assumption University:

Assumption University is a comprehensive, private Catholic liberal arts institution with 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students, sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption. We awaken in students a sense of wonder, discovery, and purpose, forming graduates known for their intellectual seriousness, thoughtful citizenship, and devotion to the common good. Our curricular and co-curricular programs provide students with an education that shapes their souls, forms them intellectually, and prepares them for meaningful careers. We are a diverse community that welcomes different points of view and embraces all who share our mission. Enlivened by the Catholic affirmation of the harmony of faith and reason and by the pursuit of the truth in the company of friends, an Assumption education transforms the minds and hearts of students.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. Assumption favors diversity, ecumenically welcomes all who share its goals, and strongly encourages people of color and others from underrepresented groups to apply.

The University is in Worcester, Massachusetts, New England's second largest city that "combines the warmth of a small town with the convenience of a thriving city."


Job Description:


Assumption University seeks candidates for a full-time, Professor of Practice position in Clinical Counseling Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position is a twelve-month faculty position. The initial appointment is for three-years, with the possibility of renewal and promotion in rank. The successful candidate must have a strong background in cognitive-behavioral therapy and the ability to teach courses in the Master of Arts program in Clinical Counseling Psychology. Teaching assignments include graduate-level courses such as counseling principles, abnormal psychology, measurement principles, ethics, and cognitive-behavioral assessment of children and adults. Teaching undergraduate courses (e.g., general psychology, courses in one's area of expertise) is a possibility. The successful candidate is expected to engage in service to the institution and demonstrate ongoing practice and professional development in the field.


Requirements:


Applicants must have earned a doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology by the date of hire and be licensed (or license-eligible) in the state of MA. Preference will be given to candidates with university-level teaching experience and clinical experience in providing evidence-based interventions. Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the University as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption University.


Application Instructions:


To apply submit (1) a letter of application, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) teaching philosophy, (4) transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, and (5) names and contact information of three references. In the letter of application, we invite candidates to describe their experiences working with a diverse student body and client base, as well as their training in and practice of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.

Application and materials must be submitted online as MS Word documents or PDF files at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Regina Kuersten-Hogan, Clinical Counseling Psychology Program Director and Head of the Search Committee, .

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