Salem State University

  • Adjunct Faculty (SGS), Counseling Psychology

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 years ago(8/10/2017 12:35 PM)
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  • General Statement of Duties

    Salem State University is seeking adjunct professors with interest and experience teaching topics in mental health counseling such as marriage/couples and family counseling, theories of marital/couple and family, interpersonal relationships, gender and human sexuality, contemporary families, practicum and internship seminar, multicultural counseling, differential diagnosis, group counseling, counseling theories, and assessment & testing. Teaching assignments will include at least one course, depending upon the expertise of the candidate and needs of the programs. Three (3) years of full-time mental health counseling experience post licensure date is required to teach practicum or internship seminar. Candidates would need appropriate qualifications and experiences to teach in the M.S. Counseling program which emphasizes multicultural and social justice perspectives in mental health.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties will also include teaching based on established M.S. Counseling program syllabus, ability to integrate multicultural and social justice perspectives into curriculum, being available to meet with students before and/or after class to support their learning, and timely completion of assessment and feedback to students on their performance (e.g., academic, interpersonal, and professional). Consultation with Graduate Program Coordinator through periodic meetings and working collaboratively with M.S. Counseling faculty members.


    This posting will be valid for three years to build a sufficient adjunct pool.



    Required Qualifications:

    • Ph.D. or Ph.D. Candidate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology for most courses
    • At least a Master’s degree for practicum and/or internship seminar
    • Teaching experience
    • License as mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist, or psychologist
    • Three (3) years of full-time mental health counseling experience post licensure dated is required for teaching practicum or internship seminar
    • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and collegiality
    • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, supervision, and advising
    • Demonstrated ability to integrate multicultural and social justice perspectives into curriculum
    • Strength and potential for excellence and leadership in community engagement and university services

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Appropriate terminal degree
    • College-level teaching experience, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
    • Experience teaching a multicultural population

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    • Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter, and (unofficial) transcripts
    • Adjunct positions are temporary for one semester only, with a possibility for re-hire. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Adjunct positions are not eligible for H1B Visa sponsorship
    • Pre-Employment Background check will be conducted for all selected applicants
    • Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed

    EEO Statement:

    Salem State University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.


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