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Associate Professor of Counseling and Director of Master’s Program

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Associate Professor of Counseling and Director of Master’s Program
Additional Information

Tenure-line faculty position available August 17, 2018, as Open Rank Professor of Psychology-Counseling, Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling; Director, Clinical Mental Health master’s program.

Appointment Type Tenure-track
Length of Appointment FT Academic Year

Highly qualified scholar within counseling to direct CACREP accredited program in clinical mental health counseling and teach courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs in the Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling.

Minimum Qualifications

Counselor education applicants must be a graduate of a CACREP accredited doctoral program with at least three years of teaching experience in a CACREP accredited graduate program.

Counseling psychologist applicants must be a graduate of an APA accredited doctoral program and have teaching experience in a CACREP accredited graduate program before July 1, 2013.

Candidates must demonstrate professional competence in a specialty area within the field of counseling, must demonstrate sustained membership and active involvement in the American Counseling Association, its Divisions, or Affiliate Associations, and provide evidence of research and scholarly activity in counseling.

Preferred Qualifications

Eligibility for licensure as a Mental Health Counselor in the State of Indiana. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can also contribute to other graduate programs within the department. Applicants should be able to mentor students on diversity issues and facilitate immersive learning experiences.


Licensed within first three years as a Mental Health Counselor in the State of Indiana.

Pre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a background check.
Positions 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, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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About Ball State University

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 10 academic colleges that offer 190 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. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Department Counsel Psych, Social Psych & Counseling:900070
Department Information

The department offers training leading to an undergraduate minor in Interpersonal Relations and the following degrees: M.A. in counseling (CACREP-accredited Clinical Mental Health Counseling, CORE-accredited Rehabilitation Counseling), M.A. in Social Psychology, and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology (APA accredited).

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 201500176F
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 08/17/2018
Position End Date
Posting Date 11/20/2017
Applications Accepted Through Date 12/31/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary
Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

For inquiries regarding this vacancy please contact:

Lawrence H. Gerstein, Ph.D.
Chair, Personnel Selection Committee
Co-Editor, Journal for Social Action in Counseling & Psychology
Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling
College of Health

Tel:  765-285-8040

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Doctorate Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Master's Transcripts