The psychology department at Salem State University is seeking to fill a full-time, temporary, one year, faculty position in counseling or clinical psychology beginning in January 2021. Applicants for this position should be prepared to a) teach specialized graduate and undergraduate courses in the MS Counseling Program and Department of Psychology, depending on the applicant's expertise; b) maintain an active program of scholarship/research; c) demonstrate commitment to infusing multicultural content and social justice principles across all course work, research, supervision, advising & mentoring, and training; and d) contribute to and support efforts to seek and maintain accreditation for the MS Counseling Program. The MS Counseling Program is currently an evening program and all classes meet after 4:30 pm.
Salem State is a teaching university, committed to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, civic engagement, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester (may include combination among 2-3 graduate courses and/or 1-2 undergraduate courses). The position is subject to available funding.
An earned PhD or PsyD in counseling or clinical psychology from an accredited program. (ABD candidates may be considered if doctorate is completed by December 31, 2020.)
Experience and demonstrated effectiveness in graduate and/or undergraduate teaching
License eligibility or licensure as psychologist and/or mental health counselor in the state of Massachusetts
Experience in clinical settings with respect to supervision and/or training of individuals
Experience in and commitment to teaching using distance learning and instructional technologies
Experience in and commitment to teaching, research, advising and/or mentoring students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles
Record of implementing social justice principles
Prior experience and/or knowledge of the accreditation process in counseling, psychology, or related mental health professions
Administrative experience in managing practicum and internship clinical training of trainees and engagement with community-based mental health agencies
Licensure with 3 years of full-time clinical mental health counseling experience as psychologist and/or mental health counselor
Candidates should demonstrate an active program of scholarship/research
Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email [email protected]
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and (unofficial) transcripts.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.
EEO Statement: Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.
Internal Number: 2020-2333
About Salem State University
Salem State University, located just 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and an important partner in the economic, cultural and intellectual vitality of the greater north-of-Boston region. Situated in the historic seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts, Salem State provides a diverse community of learners with a high quality, student-centered education; one that prepares them to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society.
Salem State offers 30 undergraduate and 50 graduate programs to full- and part-time students and community members of all ages during day, evening and weekend sessions, and through online/hybrid classes. The top five majors are business administration, nursing, education, criminal justice, and psychology. In addition to a vibrant campus life, Salem State is also recognized for its award-winning athletic and creative arts programs and its renowned public lecture program, the Salem State Series, which is currently celebrating its 30th season. The university's theatre program has received national acclaim and its students are frequent first place honorees at the annual Kennedy Cente...r American College Theatre Festival in Washington, DC.
Salem State University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.