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2 Open Full-Time Faculty Positions, Department of Psychology and Counseling
Location: Abilene, Texas
Type: Full Time
Faculty Careers - Other
Faculty Careers - Psychology
The Department of Psychology and Counseling in the Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts at Hardin-Simmons University (Abilene, Texas; https://www.hsutx.edu/) is seeking to fill two full-time positions.
Position #1 – Open rank faculty member to teach in the CACREP-accredited Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) graduate program. Qualified candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in counselor education (CACREP-accredited program graduates preferred) and be eligible for licensure in Texas as a Professional Counselor.
Position #2 – Assistant or Associate Professor in Psychology and Counseling. This position is focused primarily on teaching undergraduate classes in psychology, as well as advising and mentoring Psychology majors. Qualified candidates must have an earned master’s degree in Psychology or closely related discipline; earned or in-progress doctoral degrees in a relevant discipline is preferred. Teaching experience is preferred.
Successful applicants for either position are expected to:
Teach four, 3-credit courses each Fall and Spring semester. Faculty members serving in the CMHC graduate program (e.g., Position 1) have summer teaching responsibilities.
Teach in a variety of formats, such as hybrid and online but face-to-face teaching is the preferred format.
Provide academic advising and mentoring of students.
Provide service to both the university and the community.
Profess a Christian faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU.
Review of applications begins immediately. The anticipated start date for this position is August 2023. Candidates for this position should submit application materials via HSU’s Cornerstone Applicant Management System, which can be access be clicking on the relevant position title at https://www.hsutx.edu/work-at-hsu/open-faculty-positions/ .
Hardin-Simmons University, a church-related institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas:
Fosters the intellectual development of students by providing an academically challenging undergraduate education based upon a liberal arts foundation, and advances scholarly growth by offering specialized graduate and professional degree programs.
Academic excellence continues as a priority at Hardin-Simmons University as it has for more than a century. The core curriculum involves students in a broad range of inquiry relating general studies with requirements of the chosen major. Graduate programs broaden the scope of learning in scientific and professional disciplines and encourage students to regard learning as a lifelong process. Small classes taught by experienced scholars give the opportunity for interactive learning. The institution’s commitment to excellence is best illustrated through the lives of graduates who traditionally have excelled in a wide variety of fields.
Affirms the relevance and importance of the Christian faith for life in the contemporary world by maintaining a clear identification with the loyalty to the Christian faith and func...tioning within the context of history Baptist values and principles.
Founded in 1891 by a determined group of ministers, ranchers and merchants, Hardin-Simmons University established dual goals of developing the mind and nurturing the spiritual life of its students. That commitment to encourage growth in faith and knowledge has remained central. Believing academic excellence and Christian faith to be complementary, the University emphasizes the need for interaction between faith and reason.
Encourages individuals to lead lives of service through active involvement in intellectual, cultural and religious life, both on the campus and in the larger communities of Abilene and the world.
Although Western in tradition, the University takes pride in the cosmopolitan nature of its students, faculty and staff, and encourages the development of an international perspective. Through its leadership in providing intellectual, spiritual, cultural and social opportunities, the University serves as catalyst for the advancement and enrichment of its students and the community.