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Assistant Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling to begin August 2023.

Requirements include an earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision (completed by time of appointment) with demonstrated teaching excellence in higher education. The successful candidate will teach in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s degree program, supervise clinical/internship experiences, advise students, and participate in departmental, college and university committees and service activities. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a willingness to assist in program development, outcome assessment, and CACREP accreditation. Proficiency in Research Methods, Child & Adolescent Counseling, Appraisal, and Trauma-Informed Care is preferred. Ideal candidates will provide evidence of competence in interactive and collaborative teaching styles, as well as active scholarship in the counseling field and commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting. Qualified candidates will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues, engage in scholarly activities appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion in a Master’s I university, and engage in professional, university, and community service activities and partnerships. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

1. Teach 24 credit hours in the academic year or as otherwise specified by the faculty member’s appointment notice; student course evaluations are to be completed in each course. Faculty are expected to employ sound pedagogical practices and to use technology as appropriate, including the University’s learning management system. Faculty shall assist with course revisions and curriculum development as needed.
2. Achieve appropriate student-learning outcomes in all courses taught.
3. Engage in scholarly pursuits pertinent to their academic discipline. Scholarship, as defined by the Boyer model, includes: The Scholarship of Discovery; The Scholarship of Integration: The Scholarship of Application; The Scholarship of Teaching; The Scholarship of Engagement.
4. Participate in service to the University, the community and to their profession. Attend convocations, commencement exercises and community meetings.
5. Participate in ongoing professional development.
6. Assist, advise and mentor students enrolled in the University.
7. Fulfill the essential duties and responsibilities of a faculty member as described in Volume IV of the Gannon University Institutional Policy Manual which contains the approved policies and procedures of the University concerning the terms and conditions of faculty employment at the University.

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