Clinical Assistant Professor, Counseling and Counseling Psychology at University of North Dakota

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota

Job Description:

Position Information: DescriptionThe Department of Education Health and Behavior Studies, invites applications for a 9-month Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor, with additional summer opportunities, to teach courses in the Ph.D. Counseling Psychology and Master of Arts in Counseling Programs. In addition to teaching, the candidate hired for this position will advise students and may also supervise counseling students at the Northern Prairie Community Clinic on-campus. There is potential for this person to take on leadership roles in relevant programs and they may have the opportunity to contribute to the new online Master of Arts in Counseling program. The contract start date may begin as soon as January 2022 or as late as August 2022, dependent on availability and contingent on available funding. Summer teaching and service opportunities may also be available with an additional contract.  The Counseling Programs are housed in the Department of Education, Health, and Behavior Studies (EHBS) in the College of Education and Human Development (EHD) at UND. The Counseling programs include an APA accredited Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counseling Psychology, a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling (on-campus and online versions of the program available; currently pursuing MPCAC accreditation), and Post-Master’s Certificates in School Counseling for those with a Master’s Degree in Education, and for Counselors Re-specializing in School Counseling (ESPB and CAEP accredited). The CAEP accredited College of Education and Human Development is in compliance with all Title II requirements, and seeks to serve preservice and in-service teachers, administrators, and other specialized education personnel with intensive integrated programs of study and a commitment to a diverse society.Duties & Responsibilities

    Teach graduate courses in multiple formats (on-campus, and online asynchronous, and online synchronous). Will teach approximately 2-4 courses per semester across the counseling graduate programs dependent on supervision and/or administrative responsibilities.Provide academic advising to students.Provide supervision of graduate student clinical work at the masters and/or doctoral levels.Potential for administrative leadership roles with masters or doctoral programs.May Assist the Online M.A. Director with administrative and service tasks as neededFulfill service roles in the Counseling Programs; this may include occasionally serving on MA scholarly or independent research project committees, or admissions committees Provide service to the university, college, department, and professional associations
Successful applicants should have teaching and service interests that align with counseling psychology as a field, including those that focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. UND and the College of Education and Human Development value diverse perspectives and seek applicants who are committed to helping students from minoritized backgrounds succeed.Required Competencies
    Candidate is willing to engage in academic advising on-campus and online with graduate students. Candidate must be available to work on campus in-person and online for teaching, advising, and engaging in other administrative and service activities. Strong organization skills and conscientiousness; ability to successfully navigate a workload comprised of teaching, supervision, advising, and other service-related tasks. Strong professionalism and interpersonal skills; and ability to sensitively navigate issues of disagreement which may arise with students/supervisees.Strong commitment to multiculturalism and social justice orientation and commitment to continued intrapersonal and interpersonal growth. Strong counseling psychology ethical awareness, ability to identify instances of real or potential ethical infractions and take action accordingly. Strong ability to utilize or learn relevant technology
Minimum Requirements
    Earned Ph.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology or a closely related field. Be a licensed psychologist in North Dakota, or be license-eligible and willing to actively pursue licensure in a time-sensitive fashion.
  • Successful completion of criminal history records check.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 

Preferred Qualifications
    Experience in teaching graduate students, supervising the clinical work of graduate students, and advising graduate students.Experience providing psychological assessmentsExperiences supervising students performing psychological assessmentsExperience with or willingness to teach across multiple modalities, including online asynchronous, online synchronous, and on-campus counseling courses.Experience with administrative leadership
Minimum Hiring Salary$62,000 + annually, Dependent on experience and qualificationsStart Date

Begin as soon as January 2022 or as late as August 2022

To Apply

For full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2021 and include the following materials:

    A cover letter addressing essential and preferred qualificationsCopies of graduate transcriptsCurriculum VitaeThree professional references with complete contact information

Position is open until filled.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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