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Art Therapy Opportunity at Mount Mary University

Published October 22, 2013

Opportunity to apply as a Full-time Practicum Coordinator/Faculty in Art Therapy at Mount Mary University.

October 2, 2013

The Art Therapy Department at Mount Mary University invites applications for a full-time, 10-month contract, non-tenure-track faculty position, beginning August 2014. Rank and salary are commensurate with professional experience, teaching, and current professional status.  Commitment to teach in the July doctoral colloquium is expected.

Program Overview

MMU’s 60-credit MS in Art Therapy Program is committed to a relational, art-based philosophy and curriculum that educates students to become compassionate artist-therapists through academic, artistic and experiential learning integrated with supervised clinical experience.  The 40-credit Doctorate of Art Therapy Program is practitioner-based, low-residency, focused on advanced clinical, teaching, and leadership skills.


The successful candidate will be an active participant in the department, with responsibilities that include: practicum coordination, teaching, and directing master’s theses; teaching in the doctoral program contributing to MMU through administrative duties and participation in committees; and ongoing engagement in scholarly, creative, and professional activities.


Required: a minimum of Doctor of Art Therapy degree, or equivalent in a related field and ATR-BC. Prior teaching, supervisory, and administrative experience preferred; extensive professional experience as an art therapist; demonstrated scholarly, studio and professional activity.

Application Process

Review of applications will commence October 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.

Mount Mary University practices equal opportunity employment as part of our ongoing commitment to diversity in our workplace. For confidential consideration please send a cover letter stating your interests and qualifications, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references, curriculum vitae, and documentation of art, professional practice, and scholarly writing sample to the address below.

Mount Mary University

Human Resources

2900 N. Menomonee River Parkway

Milwaukee, WI 53222-4597