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Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology

Ball State University

Last Updated: 11/24/21

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Department of Educational Psychology Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology Ball State University


The Department of Educational Psychology has a full-time tenure track faculty position available Fall 2022. Primary responsibilities will include teaching courses and supervising students in the M.A. program in School Counseling. Active scholarship is both required and valued by the institution. Areas of research interest and clinical focus are open, with preference provided for areas that support the needs and initiatives of the Department, College, University, or community. Service to the University, community, and professional community is also required for successful performance in the department.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in Counselor Education or a related field with an emphasis in professional school counseling from an accredited institution by the date of appointment. Must obtain Indiana School Counseling License within one year of date of appointment.

Employer will consider sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: University teaching experience. Experience providing field experience supervision to counselors in training. Experience working as a professional school counselor in elementary, middle, or high school setting. Experience with the CACREP accreditation process and student learning outcomes model. Evidence of successful research involvement. Active research agenda, with flexibility in area of expertise. Expertise and/or scholarly interest in topics related to diversity. Active membership in school counseling and related professional organizations. Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive school counseling programs (e.g. ASCA National Model, RAMP).

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/27646. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter addressed to Theresa Kruczek. Please contact Dr. Kruczek, Chair of the Search Committee, with questions at tkruczek@bsu.edu. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Letters of recommendation will be required of candidates selected to move forward in the process. Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through December 25, 2021.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:

https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...