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The Department of Psychology at Merrimack College invites applications for the position of Associate Professor/Professor and Director of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, Department of Psychology. This is a full time tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, beginning in the summer or September of 2019. This position is 10 months with a teaching load of 4 courses per academic year. Although this is a 10 month position, it requires a 12 month commitment to oversee the daily operations of the program. A summer stipend is provided.

The successful candidate must have experience serving in a leadership role in graduate education, particularly at the master’s level. As such, this position requires a strong commitment to graduate education, scholarship, and service. Likewise, applicants must have a proven record of addressing social justice and diversity issues in clinical training.  Interested applicants must have a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision or a related field such as Counseling Psychology. More importantly, the individual must have knowledge of accreditation requirements at the master’s level such as those outlined by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

The department particularly welcomes applications from those who have a record of excellence in graduate teaching (with experience in blended and online instruction), individuals who are licensed or license eligible as a clinical practitioner, and those actively engaged in professional organizations (e.g., American Counseling Association).

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 counseling, education, business, engineering, public affairs, and criminology. The College’s 3,500 plus undergraduate and 700 graduate students come from 34 states and 32 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 send a letter of application that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and research areas of interest, a list of three references, and curriculum vitae to Review of applications begins immediately, 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 is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to social justice and increasing the diversity of the campus community. For further information contact: Dr. Christina Hardway, Chair, Department of Psychology,

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