Position Overview: The Department of Psychology at Merrimack College invites applications for a Non-Tenure-Track, Lecturer, 10-month position for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program beginning fall 2021. An earned doctorate in Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology or a closely related field is preferred.

The successful candidate should demonstrate the experience or ability to teach three or more courses among the following areas: Psychological Assessment, Evaluation and Treatment of Addictions, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Career and College Counseling, Research and Evaluation, and/or Trauma and Crisis Intervention. The CMHC courses are taught in the evening. As an NTT-Lecturer, you will be responsible for providing formal classroom instruction in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program with primary duties being effective delivery of instructional material and course management (e.g., assessments, grading, etc.). A teaching load of 16-credit/contact hours per semester during the academic year is expected and would typically be 4 courses per semester. NTT-Lecturer may include courses taught during 6-week summer session within overall teaching load during the academic year. The candidate should have experience in clinical supervision and training and demonstrated commitment to infusing multicultural content and social justice principles in curriculum and training. It is preferred that the candidate is license eligible or holds licensure as a mental health counselor and/or a psychologist in the state of Massachusetts or in the New England region.

To Apply: Interested applicants should apply online through Academic Jobs Online with the following materials: Cover letter, CV, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a brief, 1-page, statement detailing commitment to each of the following areas: (1) Teaching, (2) Clinical Experience, and (3) Diversity, Equity and Social Justice Advocacy.

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program meets the growing demand for mental health counseling in a number of different settings, including outpatient centers, hospitals, colleges, human resource departments, substance abuse treatment centers, non-profits, and government agencies. The CMHC program enables students to fulfill the education and degree requirements to apply for the designation of Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Aligned with the mission of Merrimack College, the program emphasizes the development of professionals who are committed to the delivery of quality care to culturally diverse clients and families, using strength-based approaches. The program’s structure demonstrates the commitment to social justice and community engagement.

Merrimack College is committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community, based on the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. Candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.

About Merrimack: The only Catholic, Augustinian college in New England, Merrimack College is an independent, coeducational institution with more than 4,800 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 220-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Mass. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and is placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in this U.S. News category.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and position will remain open until filled.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posted: 4/16/21

Closing Date: 4/16/21

Position Code: 866