Assistant Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Position Overview: The Clinical Mental Health Counseling department seeks a full-time faculty member for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program. The MS in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is a strength-based, relational model that is trauma-informed, with a focus on social justice and diversity. This is a 10-month tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The faculty member will work with the faculty and director to pursue Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accreditation.
A doctorate in Counseling Psychology or Counselor Education is preferred, with a background in child and family counseling. The applicant must demonstrate a strong professional affiliation with the counseling profession, including counselor education. A proven record of graduate teaching, research, experience with blended and online instruction, licensed or license eligible as a clinical practitioner, and actively engaged in professional organizations (e.g., American Counseling Association) are highly desirable.
Merrimack College is a private, selective, comprehensive college located 30 miles north of Boston in the historic and scenic Merrimack River Valley. Founded in 1947 by the Archbishop of Boston and the Order of St. Augustine, the College offers more than 100 undergraduate programs in science and engineering, business, liberal arts, and education and social policy. Merrimack also offers graduate programs in education, business, engineering, public affairs, and criminology. The College’s 3,200 undergraduate and nearly 450 graduate students come from 32 states and 31 countries to form an engaged community of thinkers, learners and achievers integrated in an academic culture of excellence, diversity and stature.
An increasingly diverse population is served by Merrimack College. In keeping with our core value to build a community of teacher-scholars who welcome and respect a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, beliefs, and perspectives, we are actively seeking to recruit and retain faculty whose teaching, research, and/or service has prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion. As such, we encourage candidates to describe in their application how their teaching, research, and service contribute to diverse communities.
To Apply: Please apply online with a letter of application that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and research areas of interest, a list of three references, and curriculum vitae. Review of applications begins January 5, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. Merrimack College offers a generous compensation and benefits package such as medical and dental coverage and retirement plan.
Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.