Assistant Professor of Counselor Education

Purdue University Northwest
March 17, 2023
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Title: Assistant Professor of Counselor Education

Requisition ID: 21985


Hammond, IN, US

Date: Feb 5, 2023

Job Summary

The School of Education and Counseling is seeking applicants for a tenure- track Assistant or Associate Professor position with a focus in Mental Health Counseling/School Counseling to begin as soon Fall 2023.


The School of Education and Counseling invites applicants with a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision with experience in mental health counseling/school counseling from an accredited program or equivalent terminal credential meeting CACREP core faculty eligibility requirements. ABD candidates, or those currently working toward a doctorate in this field will also be considered. Applicants must be licensed, or license-eligible, in Indiana as a Mental Health Counselor, School Counselor , or Psychologist.

Position Responsibilities

The successful candidate will serve as a member of the Counseling and Professional Education program area and will be expected to (a) teach graduate level courses within the school counseling program and mental health program; (b) cultivate and maintain relationships with mental health providers and/or schools in the area; (c) advise student counseling organization; and (d) participate in beneficial service to the school, college, university, community, and profession (e) demonstrate research in area of expertise.

Required Experience
  • Minimum two years of experience providing services in school contexts;
  • Demonstrated experience and training in the supervision of mental health and school counseling candidates;
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • FLSA Status


    School of Education and Counseling Profile

    The School of Education and Counseling are accredited by the State of Indiana, and are 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.

    University Profile

    Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. Located in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago and the Indiana Dunes National Park, we value academic excellence, support growth, and celebrate diversity.

    PNW serves approximately 8,800 students, with more than 70 areas of study at the baccalaureate, master's and applied doctoral levels. Academic programs are offered within six colleges that have operations on two campuses located in Hammond and Westville:

  • College of Business
  • College of Engineering and Sciences
  • College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Technology
  • Honors College
  • The university is consistently ranked among the best regional universities in U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges report. Our nursing, engineering, computer science, and cybersecurity programs are among those earning national recognitions. PNW also is recognized for social mobility among Midwest regional universities. As a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (GLIAC), the PNW Pride compete in NCAA Division II athletics, with more than 300 student-athletes excelling both in the classroom and in competition. Purdue Northwest is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The university employs approximately 1,100 faculty and staff.

    College Profile

    The College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences serves over 1,400 undergraduate students and 170 graduate students across a wide range of programs. Departments and Schools within the college include:

  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Communication and Creative Arts
  • English and World Languages
  • History, Philosophy, Politics and Economics
  • Psychology
  • School of Education and Counseling
  • The College houses the Community Counseling Center that provides quality affordable mental health services and the Institute for Social and Policy Research, which uses social science and policy analysis methods to find solutions to educational, social, and health-related challenges facing the citizens of Northwest Indiana and the Chicago metropolitan region. The college is also home to the Willie T. Donald Exoneration Advisory Coalition to support those who have been wrongfully convicted in the state of Indiana.

    How to Apply

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. To apply, applicants should submit the following: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience: 2) a curriculum vitae: 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; and 4) three professional references sent directly from the individual reference.

    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. Mary Ann Cahill will chair this committee.

    Purdue University Northwest is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interest, or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

    Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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