REPORTS TO: Chair for the Division of Social Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences
Southern Wesleyan University, a university within the Wesleyan-Holiness theological tradition, located in the beautiful upstate of South Carolina, invites applications for faculty positions within the nascent but rapidly growing MSc in Counseling Psychology program.
We invite interested individuals to apply for the position of MS Counseling Psychology – Full-Time Faculty. The university seeks to increase the number of women and minorities within its faculty. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The position is intended to begin August 1, 2021.
This full-time faculty position will be at the assistant professor level within SWU’s MS Counseling Psychology program. The entry level rank of the candidate will be determined by terminal degree, qualifications, and experience.
Teach classes in the graduate Counseling Psychology program. Teach classes in the graduate Counseling Psychology program (see http://catalog.swu.edu/MSCP_courses). Three 3-credit-hour courses during the Fall and Spring semesters, with course load reductions for internship coordination/clinical supervision.
Direct supervision of graduate practicum and internship students, as required.
Engage in program and curriculum development, student learning outcomes assessment, student recruitment, and advising in the counseling psychology program.
Demonstrate servant-leadership by engaging in service activities within the university and the larger community.
Serve on university committees and be actively engaged with the university community.
A Ph.D. in an appropriate field (e.g., Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education) is preferred.
Experience in or a desire to integrate Christian faith with the teaching and practice of the academic discipline is essential.
Graduate counseling student supervision experience is preferred.
Eligibility for licensure in the state of South Carolina is preferred.
Research experience related to counseling or experience in the implementation of evidence-based practices in counseling is preferred.
SWU is committed to maximizing the use of technology in its daily operations and in achieving its strategic goals. Applicants should be comfortable and familiar with the use of technology within the academic environment including distance learning and learning management systems, web-based programs, and PC applications.
Mission and Lifestyle Expectations. The university is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan-Holiness theological tradition. In light of SWU’s unapologetically Christ-centered mission, all employees are expected to embrace the university’s Statement of Faith, respect its Wesleyan heritage, and adhere to its lifestyle expectations.
Pre-employment Screening. Employment is contingent on the completion a criminal background screening.
Internal Number: 280
About Southern Wesleyan University
Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community devoted to transforming lives by challenging students to be dedicated scholars and servant-leaders who impact the world for Christ. SWU provides quality undergraduate and graduate programs in a distinctively Christian environment that fosters the integration of faith, learning, and living. Candidates for employment must support the Christian mission of the university and give evidence of successful professional experience, mature faith, and consistent Christian lifestyle.
University Core Values-
Christ Centered: Purpose, Scholarship, Community, Transformation
•Purpose: A specific calling for a unique role in our world.
•Scholarship: Academic excellence in an innovative faith-centered environment.
•Community: Belonging to a connected and compassionate body of learners.
•Transformation: Christ’s redemptive work in individual and corporate life.
We believe that every individual has a God given purpose, brought to fruition by the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit and the challenge of scholarship. As we participate in a consecrated community of learners we are continuously transformed into the image of Christ both individually and corporately.