The School of Education and Counseling is seeking applicants for a
one year Visiting Assistant Professor position with expertise in
School Counseling to begin January, 2023.
The School of Education and Counseling invites applicants with a
doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision with an emphasis
in school counseling from an accredited program or equivalent
terminal credential meeting CACREP core faculty eligibility
requirements. All but degree candidates, or those currently working
toward a doctorate in this field will also be considered.
Applicants must be licensed, or license-eligible, in Indiana
preferably as a School Counselor, but may also be license-eligible
as a Mental Health Counselor or Psychologist.
The successful candidate will serve as a member of the School’s
Counseling program area and will be expected to (a) teach graduate
level courses within the school counseling program; (b) cultivate
and maintain relationships with supervisors in community schools;
(c) advise student counseling organization; and (d) participate in
beneficial service to the school, college, university, community,
School of Education and Counseling Profile
The School of Education and Counseling are accredited by the State
of Indiana, and are nationally accredited through the Council for
the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The Counseling
Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling programs are
accredited through the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and
Related Educational Programs (CACREP). We offer a Master’s in
Education with a Human Services option as well as an Indiana
Counselors Association on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (ICAADA) approved
certificate in addiction counseling.
- Minimum two years of experience providing services in school
- Demonstrated experience and training in the supervision of
School Counseling candidates;
- Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with
faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until position is filled. To apply, applicants should submit the
following: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required
experience: 2) a curriculum vitae: 3) a statement of teaching
philosophy; and 4) three professional references sent directly from
the individual reference.
Purdue University Northwest is committed to advancing diversity in
all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction,
and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these
areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current
interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate
that values diversity and inclusion.
A background check will be required for employment in this
For inquiries, please contact the School of Education and
Counseling; Purdue University Northwest; 2200 169th Street,
Hammond, IN 46323; Phone: 219.989.2518. Questions regarding
submission should be sent to E-mail: SOEC@pnw.edu
Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative
action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with
disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan
university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our
students and in our community. Located in Northwest Indiana, near
Chicago and the Indiana Dunes National Park, we value academic
excellence, support growth, and celebrate diversity.
PNW serves approximately 8,800 students with more than 70 areas of
study at the baccalaureate, master’s and applied doctoral levels.
Academic programs are offered within six colleges that have
operations on two campuses located in Hammond and Westville:
- College of Business
- College of Engineering and Sciences
- College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences
- College of Nursing
- College of Technology
- Honors College
The university is consistently ranked among the best regional
universities in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges
report. Our nursing, engineering, computer science, and
cybersecurity programs are among those earning national
recognitions. PNW also is recognized for social mobility among
Midwest regional universities. As a member of the Great Lakes
Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (GLIAC), the PNW Pride compete
in NCAA Division II athletics, with more than 300 student-athletes
excelling both in the classroom and in competition. Purdue
Northwest is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
The university employs approximately 1,100 faculty and staff.