Assistant Teaching Professor of Counseling Psychology

  • Ball State University
  • Muncie, IN
  • May 06, 2022
Full time Psychology

Job Description

 Ball State University and Our Pledge for the Future

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Our faculty are expected to be innovative, adaptive, engaging teachers across modalities; producers of impactful creative and/or scholarly work; leaders in meaningful service activities to multiple communities. We seek faculty members who are strategic thinkers, engaging our dynamic communities. We are committed to student and faculty success, impact, and access, within an environment that prioritizes inclusive excellence.  We inspire each other to be critical thinkers and responsible citizens, so that we can pursue fulfilling careers and meaningful lives. 

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Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master's, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

Inclusive Excellence Statement

At Ball State University, inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

About this Opportunity

Ball State University's Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling welcomes applicants for a one-year contract faculty appointment as Assistant Teaching Professor of Counseling Psychology.

Benefits and Community:


Appointment Type: Non-Tenure-track/Contract

Length of Appointment: FT Academic Year


Highly qualified scholar within counseling psychology to teach courses in the graduate programs in the Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate in counseling psychology. The candidate must demonstrate professional competence in a specialty area within counseling psychology. 

Authorization to work in the US
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

License-eligible as a Health Service Provider in Psychology in the State of Indiana. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can also contribute to other graduate programs within the department; ability to mentor students on diversity issues and facilitate immersive learning experiences.

Pre-Employment Screening
Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised


EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Department: Counsel Psych, Social Psych & Counseling:900070

Department Email or Phone Number

Posting Number: 202200898F

Number of Vacancies: 1

Desired Start Date: 08/19/2022

Position End Date: 05/05/2023

Posting Date: 05/01/2022

Applications Accepted Through Date: 05/30/2022

Open Until Filled: No

Information regarding transcripts
Transcripts required (even if obtained at BSU) at time of application, showing degree program in which applicant is enrolled. Original, official transcripts showing degree conferred are required at time of hire. Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

In the Required Applicant Documents section, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Dr. Sharon L. Bowman, Ph.D., HSPP, ABPP, LMHC

Professor and Chair, CPSY

Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling

PH:  765-285-8041

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