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Cindy Simon Skjodt Chair in Art Therapy

Appointment status

Tenure Track

Position summary

The successful candidate will be an active participant in the Art Therapy Department, with responsibilities that include teaching, 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.

Educational requirements

  • Mater’s degree in Art Therapy required; doctoral degree in art therapy or closely related field preferred
  • ATR-BC credentials required
  • Indiana state license eligible

Required qualifications

  • Substantial human service experience as an art therapist
  • Demonstrated scholarly, studio, and professional engagement
  • ATR-BC

Preferred qualifications

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:

  • Prior teaching, supervisory, and administrative experience
  • 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

Contact for questions

  • Laura Kernodle, HR Support Coordinator,
  • Peggy Frey, Assistant Dean for Fiscal and Administrative Affairs,

Salary and rank

Commensurate with education and experience.

Required documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of application
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Research paper/publication/writing sample

Expected start date


Open until

This post will be open until position is filled.

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