Oct 21, 2019

Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology - Counseling

  • Ball State University
  • Muncie, IN, USA
Full time Counseling

Job Description

The Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling at Ball State University welcomes applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology - Counseling. The department seeks a highly qualified scholar within counseling psychology to teach courses in the graduate (doctorate counseling psychology; master’s in clinical mental health counseling, rehabilitation counseling, and social psychology) and undergraduate programs (interpersonal relations minor). Full-time tenure-line position to begin August 2020 for the academic year; area of specialization is counseling psychology.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching: Practicum supervision and participation in departmental clinic training activities; teach courses consistent with teaching expertise in relevant area.

Research: Keep abreast of recent scholarly developments in areas of specialty and incorporate into teaching. Conduct and publish scholarly research.

Service: Actively contribute to the intellectual and professional life of the Department, College of Health, Ball State University, and the surrounding community through general service and preventative, developmental and outreach orientation. Participate in local and national professional service activities.


Minimum qualifications:  Earned doctorate in counseling psychology from APA accredited program by August 21, 2020; ABD candidates will be considered only if all degree requirements will be completed by August 21, 2020. Professional competence in a specialty area within counseling psychology as demonstrated by publications and/or professional conference presentations.


Employer will consider sponsorship.


Preferred qualifications: License-eligible as a Health Service Provider in Psychology. Highly qualified scholar with the ability to contribute to the department’s scientist-professional training model, who has an interest in health and demonstrated research, teaching, and mentoring experiences and competencies. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can contribute to all graduate programs within the department; with the ability to mentor students on diversity issues, contribute to the department’s social justice mission, and facilitate immersive learning experiences.


Apply online at:  http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/19455.  Include the following documents with your application: Cover letter addressed to Dr. Paul Spengler, Curriculum Vitae, Doctorate Transcripts, and Master’s transcripts.  Professional competence in a specialty area within counseling psychology must be demonstrated by indicating publications and/or professional conference presentations on vitae.  Transcripts are 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. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through December 19, 2019.


Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus.  Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.


The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.


The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit:



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, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling



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