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Postdoctoral Fellow

Ball State University

Last Updated: 5/12/22

Job Description

Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling at Ball State University welcomes applications for one postdoctoral fellowship position in the Counseling Practicum Clinic (CPC).

The postdoctoral fellowship is a one-year full-time position starting August 2022, covering the Fall and Spring 2022-23 semesters and Summer 2023 sessions. Activities will include supervision of graduate student trainees’ treatment activities with adolescents and adults, teaching and training master’s level counseling students, direct clinical work billed through 3rd party payers, community outreach initiatives, program development, and grant research and writing. The Ball State University Counseling Practicum Clinic is housed within the College of Health’s Interprofessional Community Clinics and provides low-cost mental health services, including telehealth counseling, to Muncie and surrounding area community members and individuals across the state of Indiana.

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.

Position Function: Assist in the oversight of programming and day-to-day operations of the Counseling Practicum Clinic, including but not limited to: provide clinical supervision of graduate-level students, provide didactics and training of graduate-level students, teach practicum-related course, provide direct clinical services, execute outreach efforts and perform research.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree in counseling psychology, by date of employment
  • Teaching experience at the graduate level
  • Clinical supervision experience
  • Completion of an APPIC doctoral internship by date of employment, with an APA internship preferred

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong counseling experience and skills
  • Experience in community outreach and program development
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work/practicum/internship environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledge and use of electronic health records
  • An interest in learning about clinic administration

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/30253. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter addressed to Linda Burkhart. 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). Degree verification will be conducted. 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.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through April 25, 2022.

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 State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

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/professional-staff

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...