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Matt Nelson, Dean of College of Social Behavioral Sciences
August 15, 2021
Northwest University is seeking applications for a 12-month, tenure track (12-month) assistant/associate professor position in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Northwest University is in the process of preparing a self study for CACREP accreditation. Primary responsibilities will include teaching graduate courses in counselor education in both our on-ground and on-line cohorts, engagement of scholarly research, and service to the University and the field of Counselor Education.
Teach in the graduate counseling program
Supervision within clinical courses
Advise and mentor assigned students
Participate in academic research, and produce scholarly presentations and publications
Participate in CSBS department and university committees and activities
Attend and assist with departmental events including New Student Welcome Night, Orientation and Registration, cohort events, and graduation celebrations
Performs other work-related duties as assigned
Earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program
Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching
Evidence of strong clinical counseling and supervision skills
Ability to use technology in instruction
Ability to use an online course management system (e.g., Canvas, Blackboard)
Affiliation with the American Counseling Association and any of its divisions
Is committed to diversity, multicultural counseling, and social justice
Is committed to establishing and maintaining positive mentoring relationships with a diverse student body
Is committed to establishing and maintaining positive relationships with faculty, staff, and the general constituency of Northwest University.
Possesses a deep, personal commitment to Jesus Christ with an ability to integration of faith and learning
Has had successful teaching experience at the university level
Two (2) years of demonstrated success as a licensed clinical mental health counselor
Knowledgeable about CACREP standards
Involvement in ongoing research in counseling and is published
Preferred knowledge about state licensure standards for LMHC
Dependent on education and experience and based upon the established faculty salary schedule.
Letter of interest
Curriculum vitae, and if available, a teaching portfolio
Names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references
A statement of your understanding of the relationship between the integration of Christian faith and your discipline of study
A brief statement describing your personal faith journey and church involvements
Please email your documents to:
Matt Nelson Dean,College of Social and Behavioral Sciences firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review begins February 15, 2021
About Northwest University
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