The Creative Arts Therapy Department of Nazareth College in Rochester, NY invites applications for a tenure-track art therapy position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2019. The department seeks candidates committed to teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Applicants who will contribute to the college’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment are encouraged to apply.
The position involves teaching, service, and scholarship. The teaching is in the graduate art therapy program, which is a 60-credit hour program culminating in a master's degree in creative arts therapy that meets education requirements for the New York Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT) and the ATR/ATR-BC.
• A Doctorate in Art Therapy or related field (will consider ABD). • ATR-BC • 3-5 years of full time art therapy experience. • LCAT or LCAT eligible and demonstrate strong college teaching experience. • A commitment to interprofessional research, teaching, and collaboration is strongly encouraged.
Additional Salary Information: Social Security, TIAA-CREF, Basic Health Insurance, Major Medical, Group Life, Dependent Life, Long term disability, Dental, Vision, AFLAC Cancer Financial Protection, Flexible Spending, Long Term Care Insurance
Internal Number: 1995
About Nazareth College
Nazareth College, founded in 1924, is a co-educational, religiously independent college on 150 scenic acres near Rochester, N.Y., offering undergraduate and graduate studies. Nazareth has a strong commitment to experience-based learning and civic engagement. Nazareth is located in Rochester New York. The graduate art therapy program resides in the Creative Arts Therapy Department in the School of Health and Human Services.
With thorough classroom training and extensive real-world experience, students are well prepared to provide the best possible care for their clients and to face the varied challenges of their professions. On-campus art therapy, music therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech and hearing clinics are thriving in the York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute. Integration of services from these disciplines give students unique opportunities for interdisciplinary clinical experience.
Students Enrollment facts (2017) are as follows:
Undergraduate students (full-time and part-time): 2,194
Graduate students (full-time and part-time): 706
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
18% of our undergraduates and 17% of our graduate students are black, Asian, ...Hispanic, native American, Pacific Islander, or multi-race
Students come from 39 states
Average class size: 18 for undergraduates, 13 for graduate students