Full-Time Tenure-Track MA CPSY (Program Director) Faculty Position

Trinity Western University
Canada (CA)
Posted Date
Feb 1, 2023

The Department of Counselling Psychology in Trinity Western University’s School of Graduate Studies invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position. Professional specializations, research interests, and level of academic rank are open. The ideal candidate will have leadership experience in higher education preferably in a graduate counselling program environment. They will have an established program of scholarly research, taught graduate courses in the field, provided clinical supervision and thesis supervision to graduate students, and offered well-regarded clinical services in diverse settings. Preference will be given to applicants with interests and experience in one or more of the following areas: mentoring women professionals and scholars, international student development, qualitative and quantitative research methods, child and youth counselling, psychopathology, or testing and assessment. Applicants should normally be registered psychologists or eligible for registration in British Columbia. Rank is open to match the qualifications of candidates. As an evangelical Christian University community, we invite applicants who actively integrate Christian faith, personal development, scholarly research, and professional practice. A Graduate Program Director will be a servant leader of outstanding Christian character who possesses the commitment, personal characteristics, insights and abilities not only of a strong faculty member but also those of an effective leader. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to supervise MA theses and consult in the diverse agency settings of the lower mainland of British Columbia. The MA Program in Counselling Psychology at Trinity Western University is accredited with the Council on Accreditation of Counsellor Education Programs, offering both thesis and non-thesis programs of study to a wide diversity of students. Graduates of the program successfully enter professional practice in psychology and counselling, and many go on to doctoral study in psychology, counsellor education, and related fields. More information about Trinity Western’s School of Graduate Studies can be found at https://www.twu.ca/academics/school-graduate-studies/masters-counselling-psychology-ma
Trinity Western University is Canada’s premier Christian University of the arts, sciences, and professions.  Recognized for quality, TWU is consistently ranked among the top two universities in Canada for Educational Experience by the National Survey of Student Engagement; holds four Canada Research Chairs; wins National Championships in U Sports; and emphasizes experiential learning to prepare graduates to make a global impact. TWU has been developing leaders of character and competence for more than 50 years. Interested candidates are asked to carefully review the TWU Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, and Community Covenant (available at https://www.twu.ca/about-us/commitments). Successful candidates must be willing to support these statements during their employment at TWU.

All prospective faculty are required to submit the following as part of their online application:

  • a cover letter;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • verification of doctoral (or terminal) degree;
  • signed Statement of Faith and Community Covenant;
  • and a document (no more than two pages) which describes how you anticipate your Christian faith would influence your teaching and scholarship if you were a faculty member at TWU.

Please complete the online application available https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=5fc58ca0-c392-450c-83fe-7fa1cbfbf700&ccId=2465155412_6591&type=MP&lang=en_CA&selectedMenuKey=CareerCenter; only complete applications will be considered. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Trinity Western University encourages applications from all eligible candidates who are able to commit to the university’s mission, values, and Christian identity as articulated in its Statement of Faith and Community Covenant. We are committed to an ethic of inclusion and to the equal treatment of all persons without discrimination in accordance with human rights law. We particularly invite applications from indigenous people, women, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations during the application process should contact Isabel Lopez (Isabel.Lopez@twu.ca) in the Human Resources Department. 

Benefits Of Working At TWU:

  • A comprehensive benefits package which includes extended health, dental, and insurance and an RRSP matching program.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Tuition Benefit for TWU undergraduate and graduate level courses to enhance knowledge and professional competency.
  • Torch tuition scholarship for dependents of eligible employees attending TWU.
  • Free access to TWU’s fitness/gym facilities and the Norma Marion Alloway Library.
  • Discounts and perks for the on-site Trinity Western Outfitters bookstore and cafeterias, as well as shops and restaurants in Fort Langley.
  • Wellness benefits (i.e., counselling, sick days, personal days, and reimbursement for annual wellness/recreation related purchases).
  • Free recreational equipment rentals (e.g., paddle boards, snowshoes, kayaks, etc.).
  • Free employee parking on campus.
  • Special community events throughout the year.
  • A positive Christian fellowship environment.

Trinity Western University is located on the traditional ancestral territory of the Sto:lo people

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