University of Detroit Mercy Department of Counseling and Addiction Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in Addiction Studies at the assistant professor or the associate professor rank (for those eligible for consideration of associate professor) to begin August 2021. The Addiction Studies program is an undergraduate program with a major and a minor, as well as a graduate certificate.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include teaching core courses in the undergraduate Addiction Studies program, as well as some graduate teaching in the Counseling program, student advising, curriculum oversight, research and service. Normal teaching load includes nine credit hours per semester with a nine-month appointment. Supplemental summer appointments in teaching may also be available.
Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).
Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.
• Ph.D. in counseling or other major related mental health discipline (e.g., clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy);
• Clinical experience and/or a specialization in addiction counseling or addiction studies with emphasis on substance addiction;
• Full state licensure to practice as a mental health clinician and/or ability to attain full licensure in Michigan;
• Potential for or record of successful teaching and research for applicants for assistant professor;
• Demonstrated record of peer-reviewed publications and more than five years in a tenure-track assistant professor position, or the attainment of associate professor for consideration of associate professor rank;
• Demonstrated commitment to social justice and advocacy.
• Significant clinical experience (five years or more) excluding practica and internship, including practice in urban settings and with marginalized individuals;
• Record of peer-reviewed publication(s) and/or other scholarly publishing;
• Master’s degree in CACREP-accredited counseling, clinical psychology or marriage and family therapy program.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should apply by completing an application and Include a letter of application addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching and scholarship, and names and contact information of four references.
Applications are due by June 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
About University of Detroit Mercy
Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private university, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's urban mission, commitment to diversity, and tradition of scholarly excellence. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.
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About University of Detroit Mercy
The University of Detroit Mercy has one goal - to help our students realize their dreams and ambitions. We fulfill that goal by offering challenging academic programs taught by talented, committed professors and supplemented by hands-on research, co-op, and internship opportunities.