Position Summary: The Department of Psychology at Misericordia University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Assistant Professor in Clinical or Counseling Psychology beginning August 2022. We are a growing major and minor with a Mental Health Interventions Specialization (https://www.misericordia.edu/psychology).
We seek a creative, compassionate and engaging instructor to teach Introductory Psychology, Psychopathology, and Counseling and Psychotherapy as well as specialty courses in their area of interest. The candidate will develop and coordinate our Psychology undergraduate practicum program. These practicum coordinator duties are incorporated into the expected teaching load of twelve credits per semester.
Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching at the college/university level, a passion for mentoring and advising undergraduate students, and a commitment to supporting students with intersecting identities. Candidates who are interested in research that actively involves undergraduate students are welcome but not required (lab space and internal grant funding is available for those interested).
Qualifications: A Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or a related field is required. Candidates who are ABD with completed doctoral degrees by August 15, 2022 are encouraged to apply (we enjoy mentoring early career professionals). Preference will be given to candidates with clinical/counseling expertise in adult populations. Having a desire for congenial faculty and student relationships is a must.
Misericordia University infuses its classrooms and campus with values that uphold the respect and dignity of people and the environment with a specific focus on anti-racism, immigrants, the earth, nonviolence, and women. We empower our students to be change-makers and advocates for social justice. We warmly encourage the application of individuals from rich and diverse gender, racial, economic, religious and cultural backgrounds who share our dedication to bridging differences in society.
Application Details: Review of applications will begin March 25 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit: (a) a cover letter addressing your interest in this position and match with the university mission; (b) a statement of teaching philosophy including strategies to promote an inclusive learning environment; (c) vision statement for an undergraduate practicum program; (d) curriculum vitae; (e) teaching evaluations, and (f) two letters of recommendation (one may be from a clinical/counseling supervisor) online at www.misericordia.edu/hr under Faculty Opportunities. Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later stage. Inquiries can be addressed to Alicia Nordstrom (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Marnie Hiester (email@example.com).
Institutional Overview: Misericordia University, founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from New York City and Philadelphia. The University's approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service to others has resulted in its wide regional acclaim.