Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Loyola University Maryland

Loyola University Maryland 

Assistant Professor in Pastoral Counseling
The Pastoral Counseling Graduate Program at Loyola University Maryland is recruiting a full-time (10-month), tenure-track, assistant professor in Pastoral Counseling to begin August 2014. We are seeking individuals who share our vision for training highly competent and effective professional counselors who integrate spirituality into their counseling models. Our CACREP approved Master's and Doctoral programs prepare graduates for academic, clinical, administrative, and/or research careers in the fields of professional counseling. The program strives to interpret human behavior holistically, as an integration of individuals' psychological, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social dimensions. 

The position responsibilities include: teaching 6 graduate-level CACREP courses per year (3 per semester); developing and carrying out a productive research agenda in clinical, supervision, and/or education issues in the counselor education and pastoral counseling fields that involves the integration of spiritual/religious themes with cutting edge counseling and psychological practice; serving on dissertation committees; serving on department and university committees; and academic advising of Master's and Doctoral students. The expectation is also for the person to demonstrate emerging leadership and professional interest in the Counselor Education and Pastoral Counseling fields with a desire to grow in professional leadership in both fields. 

Applicants must: 
- possess a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision or closely related field and be licensed or license eligible in Maryland as a professional counselor. 
- demonstrate an academic and professional interest in the integration of spirituality in counselor education and pastoral counseling. The ideal candidate will also possess training in ministry or theology. 
- have advanced clinical, supervision, and teaching skills that involve the integration of spiritual/theological themes and reflection into course content and clinical work. 
- demonstrate the potential for an active and productive program of research and have the skills to serve as leaders on dissertation committees. 
- demonstrate emerging leadership and professional interest in the Counselor Education and Pastoral Counseling fields with a desire to grow in professional leadership in both fields. 
- demonstrate commitment to promoting the Jesuit Catholic Mission of the University, appreciation of the spiritual nature of our program, and sensitivity to the experiences of our spiritually- and religiously-committed student population. 

Loyola University Maryland is a dynamic, Jesuit Catholic institution that is recognized as a leading comprehensive university in the northeastern United States. Located in Baltimore with Graduate Centers in Timonium and Columbia, Loyola enrolls over 2,000 students in its graduate programs. 

The University welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups, regardless of religious affiliation. Additional information is available at

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. A letter of intent outlining potential fit with the program, C.V., and a list of references should be attached at the appropriate prompt on the application. Sample publications or preprints may also be upload or emailed to

If an interview is scheduled, then 3 original letters of recommendation, original transcripts, and a Jesuit mission essay are required and should be sent immediately to Dr. L. Mickey Fenzel, Loyola University Maryland, 8890 McGaw Road, Suite 380, Columbia, MD 21045.  

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