Full-time, Assistant Professor of Psychology position in the Department of Psychology and Counseling. Eleven to twelve month contract is negotiable depending on responsibilities. Available August 2018 pending funding.
Doctorate preferred in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Counseling Education/Supervision, Marital and Family Therapy, or related discipline (preference for a background in cognitive-behavioral therapy, child therapy, and/or marriage and family therapy); ABD’s will be considered. Need to display a commitment to higher education in a distinctively Christian context. Teaching experience preferred.
Teach psychology courses in the graduate program (with opportunity for teaching in the undergraduate program if desired) at the Bethany and the Tulsa campuses of SNU. Graduate courses would include some combination of Theories and Techniques of Counseling II (A course focused on cognitive-behavioral theory and treatment), Marital and Family Systems Theories, Alcohol and Drug Addiction Assessment, Group Psychotherapy, Counseling Children and Adolescents, Neuropsychopharmacology, Family Crisis Intervention, and Drug and Alcohol Theories. Additionally, the candidate would be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. Other faculty responsibilities would include mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, recruiting new students, committee work, and other campus service.
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Commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent benefit package is included. For licensed clinicians/counselors, or those pursuing licensure, there are opportunities for ongoing clinical work and supervision.
The Department of Psychology and Counseling offers undergraduates two different bachelors degrees. One track is designed to prepare students for graduate study; the other is designed to meet individual career goals in allied areas. The department also offers two graduate programs in counseling, an M.S. in Counseling Psychology and M.A. in Counseling Psychology. Graduate students have the opportunity to specialize in research, marital and family therapy, drug and alcohol counseling, or child therapy.
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the State Board of Education, Southern Nazarene University (SNU) is a private, liberal arts university with a variety of undergraduate, graduate and adult education programs. The mission of SNU is to make Christlike disciples through higher education in Christ-centered community. SNU has an enrollment of approximately 2000 undergraduate and graduate students.
SNU is located on a 44-acre site in Bethany, a western suburb of Oklahoma City. Oklahoma’s largest city, Oklahoma City is at the crossroads of three interstate highways (I-40, I-44, and I-35) and is served by several national and regional airlines. Oklahoma City was listed in August 2011 as one of the top 10 best places to live in the United States by the Wall Street Journal. SNU also has an additional campus in Tulsa, OK, which is 90 miles from Oklahoma City.
Candidates wishing to apply for this position should submit: 1) letter of application; 2) curriculum vita; 3) a two-page statement highlighting the candidate’s perspective and understanding with regard to the integration of Christian faith and learning, as well as the integration of Christian faith and psychology; 4) three letters of reference; and 5) copies of academic transcripts to: Dr. Melany Kyzer, Provost, Southern Nazarene University, 6729 N.W. 39th Expressway, Bethany, OK 73008. Phone (405) 491-6600; email email@example.com
Southern Nazarene University's (SNU) mission is to transform lives through higher education in Christ-centered community. As a Christian community of scholars, we model the hospitality of grace, the pursuit of truth and the practice of discipleship, all within the Wesleyan-holiness tradition, as we prepare graduates who think with clarity, act with integrity and serve with purpose.