The Department of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor of Art Therapy Counseling. The Assistant Professor will teach graduate level art therapy courses in the Art Therapy Counseling Program. The successful candidate will be an active participant in the department, with responsibilities that include: teaching, advising and directing master’s research projects; contributing to the program and SIUE through administrative duties and participation in interdisciplinary committees; and ongoing engagement in scholarly, creative and professional activities.
Terms of Appointment Full-time, tenure track, academic year (nine-month) appointment beginning August 15, 2018.
Source of Funds State
Salary Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and credentials.
Application Process All application packages must include: letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, art portfolio of 12 slides, sample publications, unofficial transcript(s) and three (3) names of references. Electronic submission is encouraged. Electronic documents, in PDF format, should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please use the subject line: Art Therapy Faculty Search.
Paper application packages may be mailed to: Art Therapy Search Committee Attn: Megan Robb Department of Art and Design Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Campus Box 1774 Edwardsville, IL 62026-1774
Application Deadline For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by January 8, 2018. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open until the position is filled.
Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree, registration and board certification (ATR-BC) as an art therapist required; doctoral degree preferred. Illinois and/or Missouri counseling license or eligibility for such licenses required. Minimum of five years of clinical experience and additional graduate level teaching experience beyond teaching assistantship required. A history of scholarly publications and studio experience preferred.
The ideal candidate will have: a strong interest in art therapy research, critical theories of difference and contemporary art theory/practice, as evidenced by research, scholarly writing and/or clinical practice; a demonstrated interest in emerging forms of contemporary, culturally relevant art therapy education. Minority candidates and candidates with a commitment to the promotion of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and credentials.
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