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.

Basic Qualifications

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

Department Contact for Questions

Laura Kernodle, HR Support Coordinator, lfklopp@iu.eduPeggy Frey, Assistant Dean for Fiscal and Administrative Affairs, psfrey@iupui.edu

Salary and Rank
Commensurate with education/experience.