Assistant Professor of Counseling Mental/Behavioral Health Track
Carson-Newman University, a leading Christian, Liberal Arts University affiliated with the Tennessee Baptists, was recently ranked as the tenth best value school in the U.S., third as an up-and-coming school, and number one for community service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.
Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Counseling in the Department of Education. The position is a full-time, 12 month, tenure-track position to begin fall 2013. Candidates for the position must have an earned doctorate from a CACREP-accredited Counselor Education program; be licensed or license-eligible as a Licensed Professional Counselor with Mental Health Service Provider Designation in Tennessee; additional license or licensure eligibility as a LMFT in Tennessee perferred; supervisor qualified; have experience working in mental health settings with children, adults, and families; show evidence of and/or potential for research in the field of mental health counseling; have a commitment to the mission of the college; and have a strong dedication to community service..
Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.
Candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of Counseling will: teach graduate level counseling core and mental/behavioral health specialization courses in the Master of Science Degree in Counseling Program and the proposed Educational Specialist Degree in Collaboration and Leadership in Counseling; advise, mentor, and supervise counseling graduate students; work closely with the counseling faculty in the development of and recruitment for the counseling program; serve on designated committees; be professionally active in service to the counseling profession; participate in community service; have an ongoing commitment to research at the graduate level; and other duties as assigned.
The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
To be considered, please send a letter of interest, references, and current vitae to:
Dr. Naomi Larsen, Associate Provost
2130 Branner Avenue, Box 71989
Jefferson City, TN 37760
Phone: (865) 471-3471
Fax: (865) 471-3502