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Visiting Assistant Professor in Counselling

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COUNSELLING

Applications are invited for an eight-month teaching term position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor at the Memorial University Counselling Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Qualifications: An appropriate doctorate in Counselling or Clinical Psychology from a recognized university is required. Registration or eligibility for provisional registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board is required.

We are seeking a professional whose duties will include group and individual counselling or psychotherapy across a broad spectrum of student concerns, and who has experience in broad areas of mental health and in career counselling. The position includes involvement with an innovative interprofessional training program within an evolving interprofessional practice environment. The candidate would be expected to supervise master’s students, medical or psychiatric residents and doctoral psychology residents in our CPA-accredited internship. Expertise in cross-cultural counselling and working with diverse clients is required as is an understanding of the international student transition experience. The candidate must also have a good understanding of how global events have a direct impact on the lives of international students. Experience in campus wellness and interprofessional collaboration, especially with offices on campus and in the community that provide services to and programs for international students would be an asset.

Expertise in cross-cultural, diversity and international student issues is required. Experience in campus wellness and interprofessional collaboration would be an asset. Finally, the candidate must have a commitment to scholarly production.

Salary is based on qualifications and experience in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Memorial University of Newfoundland and Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty Association.

The appointment is effective January 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to:

Peter Cornish, PhD
Associate Professor & Acting Director
University Counselling Centre
Memorial University
St. John’s , NL A1C 5S7
Phone: (709) 864-8874
Fax: (709) 864-3011|
E-mail: pcornish@mun.ca

Closing date for application is November 2, 2013.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

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