Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts is seeking an Assistant Professor in Art Therapy to: contribute to the development of the program's on-line course curriculum; teach art therapy courses as assigned by the chair in the program's low residency model, and conduct research as a member of the Virtual and Immersive Interactions cluster, an interdisciplinary team of researchers and educators that integrates education, therapy, data visualization and communication in STEM, social sciences, education, humanities and the arts. This recruitment is part of an Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative. As part of this investment, Syracuse University will recruit multiple candidates for faculty positions from the disciplines represented in this research cluster. The rapid increase in online education has created a demand for effective virtual and immersive pedagogies. There is also a growing use of XR virtual and online technology in mental health practice. This faculty member will conduct research as part of the educational and clinical application subcluster to prepare future educators and mental health practitioners to engage in virtual and immersive techniques in the implementation of their teaching, counseling, supervisory and art therapy practices.
Requirements: Doctorate in art therapy or related field. Additional qualifications include: prior teaching; extensive professional experience as an art therapist preferred; and demonstrated scholarly and professional activity. Ability and willingness to collaborate with faculty across the University to support the academic needs of the students and cross-disciplinary nature of the program. Position begins August 2021.
Internal Number: 84954
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