The successful candidate will be an active participant in a cohesive faculty team with varied interests and experiences within the Art Therapy Department. Responsibilities include teaching, student recruitment and advising, and curriculum development; contributing to the School and University through service; and ongoing engagement in scholarly, creative, and professional activities. The ideal candidate will also contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or unique set of experiences that expands the intellectual conversation of the field. Course load is 2/3 with flexibility of course offerings in relation to research and service activities.
Education Requirement: Doctoral degree in art therapy or related field; ATR-BC credentials required; Indiana state license eligible.
Qualifications Required: Human service experience as an art therapist; demonstrated scholarly, studio, and professional engagement; prior teaching, supervising and advising student and programmatic research, ongoing scholarly/creative work, community collaborations, programmatic work, and service to university and/or professional organizations.
In addition to a solid grounding in direct art therapy practice, the ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise as evidenced by research, scholarly writing, and/or art practice. Key areas of interest to the department include:
- commitment to social justice
- theories of difference, identity, and diversity
- contemporary art theory and practice,
- innovative forms of culturally relevant art therapy education
- interdisciplinary approaches to art therapy practice and scholarship
- working collaboratively across disciplines
Salary and Rank
Commensurate with education/experience.