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Mars Hill University is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in the mountains of western North Carolina. Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in western North Carolina on its original site.
Mars Hill University, is an academic community rooted in the Christian faith, that challenges and equips students to pursue intellectual, spiritual, and personal growth through an education that is grounded in a rigorous study of the Liberal Arts, connected with the world of work, and committed to character development, to service, and to responsible citizenship in the community, the region, and the world.
Summary: The Mars Hill University Psychology Program is seeking applications for a 1-year Instructor in Clinical/Counseling Psychology, further specialization open, to begin August '23. MHU is a small liberal arts institution in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, NC. Our program attracts students with diverse interests, but particularly art therapy, sport psychology, and business/management. Our faculty are highly collegial and collaborative; we love working together and with our students.
Essential Responsibilities: This position is a one-year appointment at the undergraduate level. The teaching load is 5/5 with approximately one course per semester taught in an online format, and multiple sections where possible.
Ideally, it will include courses in Introductory Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Introduction to Psychotherapy Approaches, and a course in the candidate’s area of specialization. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to working with a socially and economically diverse student population.
Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Psychology or a closely related field including 18+ credit hours in graduate-level psychology courses is required for the position before the start date in August 2023. Those with a PhD will be given preference. It is expected that the person selected will be a part of our lively community and teach in-person at the university.
Materials should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), MHU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the organization or would change the essential functions of the job. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources (see below).
MHU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who fully support MHU’s mission. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal.
To file a complaint with Mars Hill University, contact:
Office of Human Resources Box 6664
Mars Hill University Mars Hill, NC 28754 828 689-1197
828 689-1256 Fax
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USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop 9410
Washington DC 20250-9410
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