The School of Education and Counseling is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with expertise in School Counseling beginning August 12, 2019.

The School of Education and Counseling invites applicants with a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision with an emphasis in school counseling from an accredited program or equivalent terminal credential meeting CACREP core faculty eligibility requirements. ABD candidates will also be considered. Applicants must be licensed, or license-eligible, in Indiana preferably as a School Counselor, but may also be license-eligible as a Mental Health Counselor or Psychologist.

Position Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will serve as a key member of the School’s Counseling program area and will be expected to

  1. teach graduate level courses within the counseling program;
  2. engage in research, publications, conference presentations, and grant proposal development;
  3. cultivate and maintain relationships with supervisors in community mental health agencies and schools;
  4. collaborate with faculty within and outside of the School of Education and Counseling on scholarly activities in counselor education;
  5. advise student counseling organization; and
  6. participate in beneficial service to the school, college, university, community, and profession.

Required Experience:

  1. Minimum two years of experience providing services in school contexts;
  2. Demonstrated experience and training in the supervision of Mental Health Counseling and/or School Counseling candidates;
  3. Evidence of ability to conduct scholarly activity in counseling, counseling education, and/or school counseling; and
  4. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds

Individuals possessing one or more of the following additional criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to continued professional development in best practices in teaching and learning, including use of alternative delivery formats;
  • Evidence of experience with program accreditation; and
  • Evidence of ability to identify and obtain external funding.

The School of Education and Counseling programs are accredited by the State of Indiana, and nationally accredited through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The Counseling Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling programs are accredited through the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). We offer a Master’s in Education with a Human Services option as well as an Indiana Counselors Association on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (ICAADA) approved certificate in addiction counseling.Purdue University Northwest (PNW), part of the internationally respected Purdue University system, offers world-class educational opportunities at an excellent value on two culturally diverse, student-centered campuses located in Northwest Indiana and within easy driving distance of Chicago, Illinois. PNW is the fifth largest public university in Indiana. Adding to the unique character of the institution is a richly diverse student body including more than seven percent international students and offering nearly 70 programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels. The institution has distinguished itself with opportunities for experiential learning, undergraduate research and one-to-one relationships between students and faculty.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, applicants should submit the following: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing both required experience and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; 4) a research statement; and 5) a list of at least three professional references.

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

For inquiries, please contact the School of Education and Counseling; Purdue University Northwest; 2200 169th Street, Hammond, IN 46323; Phone: 219.989.2789; Lisa Hollingsworth will chair this search committee. Electronic submission of applications is preferred to E-mail: SOEC@pnw.edu.