Visiting Professor in Graduate Counseling

Marion, Indiana, United States

Job description

Indiana Wesleyan University seeks applications for a one-year visiting professorship from individuals having an earned doctorate or ABD from a CACREP-approved program. However, this may become a permanent position. Candidates who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired. Successful candidates will show evidence of personal faith in Jesus Christ, comfort with the Wesleyan-Arminian theological perspective, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning.

The Division of Graduate Counseling offers programs in Addictions Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling (MFT/C), School Counseling (SC), and Student Development and Administration (SDA). The CMHC, MFT/C, and SC programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

At Indiana Wesleyan University, a visiting professor is the designation used for individuals appointed to the faculty on a temporary basis. Visiting professors are not eligible for promotion but do receive health benefits during the length of their employment. A visiting professor is eligible to re-apply for the position should it subsequently become a permanently funded position.

The position will start in the fall of 2018.


  • Earned doctorate or ABD from a CACREP-approved program
  • Candidate should have appropriate credentials in the counseling profession and be eligible for licensure


The ability to teach at the Marion, Indiana campus and/or the Indianapolis West Regional Center, is desired but not essential. Job responsibilities will include an annual teaching load of 21 semester hours as well as scholarship and student advising.


According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • Ideal candidates should have experience with both onsite and distance education.
  • The counseling specialization is open, although Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling are preferred.
  • Professional identity with the counseling profession is required.

How to apply

Apply online


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Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Indiana Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university that is committed to liberal arts and professional education. U.S. News & World Report ranks Indiana Wesleyan University as "one of the best Master's universities in the Midwest." Over 3,000 students live and learn in state-of-the-art residence halls and academic facilities on IWU's residential campus in Marion, Indiana. More than 80 majors are offered, covering everything from Art to Theology and Ministry. An increasing number of honors students on the residential campus has led to the formation of the John Wesley Honors College.