Job Opportunities

Drexel University, Philadelphia
Department of Creative Arts Therapies
Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Position Opening
Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program

The Drexel University Department of Creative Arts Therapies has a full-time, resident faculty position for an individual who meets the qualifications for a tenure track appointment in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. The position has primary responsibilities to the Ph.D. program in Creative Arts Therapies.

The candidate for the position must meet the following requirements:

  • An earned doctorate in a creative arts therapy or a related field, Ph.D. preferred
  • Board certification in art therapy, dance/movement therapy or music therapy
  • A minimum of 3-5 years teaching and course development at the graduate level
  • A dossier of past and ongoing research and scholarship, including peer-reviewed publications
  • A documented record of grant submissions and funded projects
  • A history of service to their profession and university/college

Outstanding organizational skills and motivation to advance in the Drexel tenure-track Major Responsibilities:

  • To serve as faculty advisor/supervising professor for students enrolled in the Ph.D Program in Creative Arts Therapies¬†
  • To generate funded projects that support the research in the Ph.D Program
  • To teach or co-teach doctoral level courses and seminars
  • To participate in designing and analyzing program evaluation data
  • To participate in any other activities that advance the scholarly mission of the program, department, college and university
  • To participate in program activities such as recruitment, admissions, procedure and policy review and other activities as necessary

Applications will be evaluated as they are received. Deadline for submitting applications: June 1, 2011. Initial start date of January 1, 2012, with the possibility to delay start date to August 2012. Please direct inquiries or send a letter of interest and CV to Dr. Sherry Goodill, chair of the search committee, at Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, disabled individuals, and veterans.