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Clinical Assistant Professor - MEd

Employer
University of Puget Sound
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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University of Puget Sound

Clinical Assistant Professor - MEd
Job ID: 6666
Location: School of Education
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Tempoary: Regular

Faculty Posting Details
Appointment:

School of Education, full-time 5-Year Clinical Assistant Professor, Master of Education in Counseling Program; begins Fall 2023 with the option to begin in Summer 2023 if available.

Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities include teaching graduate-level courses such as counseling internship practicum, family counseling, multicultural counseling, developmental counseling, and/or counseling theories. The faculty member normally will be expected to provide a minimum of one undergraduate course per year that serves the Psychology Department. Engage with faculty in collaborative work on program and curriculum development. Supervision responsibilities include observing and mentoring graduate students in local public schools and mental health agencies and providing group and/or triadic supervision as needed. Advising responsibilities include meeting with prospective students and mentoring graduate students. Other duties include participation in departmental and university governance and continuation of professional development in the faculty member's area of expertise.

Qualifications:

    Doctorate in counselor education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program OR doctoral degree in a related field with employment as full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013. Licensed or eligible to be licensed as a clinical mental health counselor in Washington State. Counseling experience in clinical mental health Knowledge of equity and inclusion informed theories and research, and an understanding of working with diverse populations. Research interests or professional experience in evidence-based, culturally responsive interventions preferred. Commitment to liberal arts education.

Application Deadline: Review of applications begins October 1, 2022.

Required Documents:

Please submit curriculum vitae (CV) when prompted to submit resume. Additional documents can be attached within the application before submission. Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.

    Curriculum vitae Letter of interest Teaching statement Research statement Diversity statement (see details below) Teaching evaluations One print or reprint of a recent publication Three (3) Letters of Reference. You will be asked to specify the email addresses of reference providers at the time of application and the system will email these providers on the next business day.

Note: In the online application system, please submit curriculum vitae when prompted to submit resume. Additional documents can be attached within the application.

Applicant's Diversity Statement:

As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. In the applicant's diversity statement, applicants should comment on their ability to contribute meaningfully to our on-going commitment to be informed and competent with regard to issues of diversity, equity, and individual differences. We encourage applicants to reference the University of Puget Sound's current Diversity Strategic Plan (DSP) at https://pugetsound.edu/about-puget-sound-0/mission-core-values/institutional-equity-diversity prior to writing this statement. While not an exhaustive list, the following are some ways applicant's can express their qualification:
  • Your lived experiences and/or identities that speak to the department and university's commitment to inclusion and diversity;
  • Demonstration of your awareness of inequities for underrepresented student populations in education, research experience, and other opportunities;
  • Brief insights on why diversity is important at institutions like the University of Puget Sound;
  • Infusion of diversity and diversity-related issues into your research, pedagogy, and/or service;
  • Previous and/or current activities involving mentoring underrepresented student populations;
  • Creative ideas or strategies you could enact as a member of the University of Puget Sound campus community to support the university's DSP;
  • Brief insights on how cultural competency increases one's effectiveness as an educator and department/university colleague.

Compensation and Benefits:

Rank: Clinical Assistant Professor, dependent upon qualifications and experience. The position is renewable, subject to continuing need for the position and formal evaluation.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit: https://pugetsound.edu/human-resources/benefits

About the MEd Program

The Master of Education in Counseling program at the University of Puget Sound is seeking CACREP accreditation and will host a site visit in Fall 2022. The program offers the speciality areas of School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The program has three full-time core faculty members. MEd candidates are placed in local public schools and mental health agencies for practicum and internship. Supervision is provided by core faculty members and adjunct faculty. The faculty team works closely together on ongoing curriculum and program development to train reflective, collaborative, and social justice counselors. More information about the program is located on the website at https://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/master-education-counseling

About the School of Education

The School of Education offers three programs: Master of Education in Counseling program, a Master of Arts in Teaching program, and a minor in Education Studies. Students experience sustained clinical experiences in local public schools, mental health agencies, and/or community centers. Students actively pursue culturally responsive practice and contribute collaboratively to the ongoing work of equity.

About Puget Sound:

The mission of the University of Puget Sound is to develop in its students the capacities for critical analysis, aesthetic appreciation, sound judgment, and apt expression that will sustain a lifetime of intellectual curiosity, active inquiry, and reasoned independence. Puget Sound is a 2,600-student, residential, national undergraduate liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing students from virtually every state and several countries. 65% of students live on the 97 acre campus and the remainder typically live within a mile in the surrounding neighborhood. A low student-faculty ratio provides students with personal attention from faculty members who have a strong commitment to teaching. The university offers 1,200 courses in more than 50 areas of study, numerous experiential learning opportunities, 23 D-III varsity sports, and extensive co-curricular and leadership opportunities. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. In 2012, Puget Sound was named as one of 40 schools in Colleges that Change Lives.

Puget Sound has a well-established Shared Faculty Appointments Policy. More information on faculty resources can be found here: https://pugetsound.edu/resources-faculty

University Diversity Statement
  • We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.
  • We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.
  • We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of all required background checks. All new hires will be required to submit proof of current COVID-19 vaccination (including booster) or receive an approved medical or religious exemption from the university.

The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.


How to Apply
For complete job description and application instructions, visit: www.pugetsound.edu/employment

About Puget Sound
Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit "About Puget Sound" (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.

As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA



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