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Tenure-Track Faculty, Assistant Professor

Indiana University of Pennsylvania


The Department of Counseling at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Counseling at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2020. IUP and the Department of Counseling are committed to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty dedicated to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates representing minority populations.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1875, is a vibrant, comprehensive, research-based, teaching-focused, student-centered learning community. It is located one hour northeast of Pittsburgh in the borough of Indiana.  The population of Indiana borough and the surrounding White township is approximately 30,000.  Consistently and currently, IUP is ranked as one of the best national universities in several criteria by U.S. News and World Report, Forbes, and Money magazines.


The successful candidate will teach and supervise master’s students in our 60-credit CACREP-accredited Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling programs, as well as teach doctoral students in our newly established 48-credit Counselor Education and Supervision program built around the 2016 CACREP standards.

Candidates will also be expected to chair/serve on dissertation committees, advise master’s-level students, engage consistently in scholarly work, and participate in service activities at the department, college, university, and professional levels.

They will be expected to develop collaborative relationships with university colleagues and off-campus stakeholders, as well as actively participate in our dynamic faculty community.

The successful candidate may also be asked to perform work at off-campus sites and/or provide instruction through distance education.

Essential Functions:

The work of this position occurs in a typical office environment. Although infrequent, periods of heavy exertion may occur. Incumbent must have the following abilities:

-Ability to travel to field locations and meeting/training sites by motor vehicle when required.
-Communicate both orally and in writing to issue, receive and carry out instructions and orders effectively and to convey information to a variety of co-workers and the general public.
-Use a variety of common office machines such as telephones, calculators, copiers, computer terminals, keyboards, video display terminals, auxiliary printers and similar equipment.
-Perform manual duties such as lifting and carrying various weight limits.
-Operate office equipment which may require stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching and prolonged standing.
-Provide assistance and guidance to internal and external customers.
-Follow oral and written instructions.

Required Qualifications:

-Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision by the time of appointment. (ABD applicants will be considered if degree will be conferred by start date.)
-Licensed or license-eligible in the state of Pennsylvania or hold appropriate professional certifications (e.g., Department of Education certified).
-Candidates are expected to have professional experiences grounded in either clinical mental health or professional school counseling work.
-Candidates must also demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability and desire to mentor, teach, and supervise diverse student populations, significant experience with qualitative and/or quantitative research methods, and proficiency with modern technology to include web-based and distance learning platforms.
-We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and experienced candidate who can help us to maintain our reputation for academic and clinical excellence, as well as actively contribute to the further development of our doctoral program.
-Candidates must also perform well during the interview process, which may include a teaching demonstration and/or research presentation.

Information and Application Process Instructions:

All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application system at Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 30, 2019. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019.

A complete application will consist of a letter of interest that specifically addresses both required and preferred qualifications, a current curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of transcripts, and the names and email addresses of three references. Applicants may also choose to submit teaching evaluations, publications, and/or other materials for review. Please note that references from any country outside of the United States should not use the email from NeoGov to submit a letter of recommendation but must email it to instead.

Automated reference requests and a confirmation email will be generated upon submission of your application. Candidates who fail to submit all of the aforementioned materials will not be considered.

Committed to excellence through diversity, IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V and is a proud member of the State System of Higher Education.

All offers of employment are contingent upon verification of earned degrees through the receipt of official transcripts, confirmation of work eligibility, and satisfactory completion of background checks.

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