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UNC – Chapel Hill: Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure or Non-Tenure Track Organization: UNC – Chapel Hill Location: Chapel Hill, NC Posted Date: Monday, December 3, 2018 Application Due Date: Open until filled Position Description: The Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS), at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. This position can be either tenure- or non-tenure track. The Department of Allied Health Sciences is part of the UNC School of Medicine and is located on the main campus. The Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling provides outstanding opportunities and support for research, teaching, and clinical practice in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. There is a strong potential for collaboration within AHS, the UNC School of Medicine, other departments at UNC, and the broader community. The master’s program in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling currently has 44 full-time students. The program is RSA-funded, and offers innovative opportunities for specialty training to serve persons with developmental disabilities and/or psychiatric disabilities. The program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP). Further information about the Department and Division is available at http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/ Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include clinical services, research, teaching, and advising master’s level graduate students in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. We are especially interested in candidates with clinical skills to work in the UNC Healthcare System. Our needs for teaching expertise are in the following areas: Job Placement/Vocational Rehabilitation, Practicum and Internship Supervision, Tests & Measurements, Substance Abuse and...

University of Kentucky – Associate or Full Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling (Tenure Track

Position Title: Associate or Full Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling (Tenure Track) Organization: University of Kentucky Location: Lexington, KY Posted Date: Friday, November 21, 2018 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: The Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, associate/full professor position in Rehabilitation Counseling. The successful candidate will provide expertise and support to the residential and distance learning master’s and campus doctoral level CACREP-accredited programs in Rehabilitation Counseling and will coordinate the doctoral program. The appointment is a nine-month appointment, effective August 16, 2019. This faculty member will teach a two-two course load for master’s students in residential and online programs and doctoral students in Rehabilitation Counseling, Education, Research, and Policy; engage with Rehabilitation Counseling faculty in program planning and course development; assist with measures for determining and evaluating student learning outcomes and dispositions; advise campus and distance learning master’s students; advise doctoral students; direct and serve on master’s and doctoral student thesis and dissertation committees; develop a programmatic research agenda; seek/submit applications for external funding for research and students; and provide service and engagement activities to the profession, department, college, and university. Summer teaching may be available and is optional. Review of applications begins December 15, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Counselor Education, or Counseling from a CACREP-accredited program; Educational or Rehabilitation Psychology or Mental Health, or a closely related program. Experience as a rehabilitation counselor and/or mental health counselor; evidence of a commitment to...

East Carolina University – Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Organization: East Carolina University Location: Greenville, NC Posted Date: Friday, November 2, 2018 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: As a full-time, tenure track/tenured faculty position, the successful candidate will support the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies’ mission with excellence in teaching, research, service, and leadership of the Military and Trauma Counseling certificate program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at all curricular levels, implement a grant funded research program, and engage in service activities at the department to international levels. The successful candidate will also serve as the Coordinator of the department’s graduate level certificate in Military and Trauma Counseling and be a faculty assigned to the M.S. in Rehabilitation & Career Counseling program. The Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies (formerly the Department of Rehabilitation Studies) at East Carolina University began in 1967 with a degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. The first students graduated in 1969. Currently, the department has the following degree programs: B.S. in Rehabilitation Services, M.S. in Clinical Counseling with an emphasis in addictions, M.S. in Rehabilitation and Career Counseling, and Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration; both masters programs and the doctoral program are CACREP accredited. The department also has the following graduate certificate programs: Military and Trauma Counseling (MTC), Rehabilitation Counseling (RC), Substance Abuse Counseling (SAC), and Vocational Evaluation (VE). In Rehabilitation Services began in fall 1994 and graduated its first students in 1998. In the fall of 2005, the Department of Rehabilitation Studies began a Ph.D. program in Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration and graduated its first student in 2009. Minimum Education/Experience PhD in...

Penn State Berks – Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS) Organization: Penn State Berks Location: Reading, PA Posted Date: November 15, 2018 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: Penn State Berks, a college within The Pennsylvania State University located in Reading, PA, is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS) beginning in August 2019. For information about Penn State Berks, please visit our website at www.berks.psu.edu. Responsibilities include teaching courses in the Rehabilitation and Human Services undergraduate major, conducting a program of research, and service to the college and community. Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Counselor Education or a closely related field and a promising record of teaching, research, and clinical experience/supervision. Ph.D. must be completed before August 1, 2019. Possible areas of instruction include client assessment, counseling, group work, case management, community mental health, and children and families in RHS. Supervising internships will also be required. Familiarity with online/hybrid delivery of course content is desirable. Schedule may include evening classes. The review process will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically and should include: a cover letter; curriculum vitae that includes the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of three references; a statement of research interests; and a statement of teaching philosophy. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Erin Johnson, Search Committee Chair, at eem139@psu.edu CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters,...

Pennsylvania State University – Abington (Rehabilitation and Human Services–Full-Time Instructor)

Position Title: Rehabilitation and Human Services–Full-Time Instructor Organization: Pennsylvania State University – Abington Location: Abington, PA Posted Date: Monday, November 5, 2018 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: The Pennsylvania State University – Abington College invites applications for a full-time, fixed term-position in Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS) beginning in August 2019. Candidates should have a promising record of teaching and clinical supervision, along with a primary professional identity as a rehabilitation counselor educator. The College has identified several areas of priority for this search, including trauma-informed care; addictions counseling; vocational rehabilitation; multicultural counseling; assessments; and assistive technology. The ideal candidate would have an accomplished track record in and best practices knowledge of vocational rehabilitation, mental health counseling, addictive disorders, the bio-psycho-social rehab model, and the wellness and prevention model. Responsibilities include a 4×4 teaching load, including introductory and upper-division courses in one’s field of expertise, managing student internship placements, and advising RHS undergraduate students. A doctorate in Counselor Education or a closely related field with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling from an accredited program and an earned certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRCC) or demonstrated eligibility for this certification are preferred. ABD candidates with a doctorate completion date by August 2019 and those with a master’s degree will be considered. Candidates must possess a commitment to excellence in teaching, advising, and service to the college community; a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds is essential. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with an excellent possibility of re-funding. Penn State Abington serves racially- and ethnically-diverse students,...

Michigan State University -DOCTRID Hegarty Fellows Postdoctoral Research Program

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY MSU-DOCTRID Hegarty Fellows Postdoctoral Research Program Research Associate Posting # 539627 The MSU-DOCTRID Hegarty Fellows Program, located in the Office of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies (ORDS) in the College of Education at Michigan State University (MSU), seeks Research Associate(s) for the DOCTRID Research Institute, which is an international, interdisciplinary coalition of scholars and universities dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with autism, intellectual and other neurodevelopmental disabilities through research and technology. DOCTRID was established as a research institute on autism and intellectual disability at the Daughters of Charity Service in Dublin, Ireland. MSU served as the founding partner. It operates from a collaborative, international research model to carry out ongoing research and empirical studies that inform policy and practice and identify new evidence-based practices, including the impact of technology, that can be effective in the delivery of services to people with autism and intellectual disabilities. The DOCTRID Research Institute is designed to serve as a center of research excellence in conducting empirical research to inform policy and practice throughout the organization to improve services, care, and outcomes for the individuals served at the Daughters of Charity Service, and other service delivery organizations serving individuals with autism and intellectual disability in Ireland and on a global basis. DOCTRID is a research consortium of 20 higher institutes of education in Ireland, the UK and USA and is the only research consortium to include all of the universities and institutes of technology in Ireland. The DOCTRID Research Institute operates as a coalition of scholars in a distributed research network that funds and carries out collaborative inter-disciplinary...

University of North Texas – Department Chair

Position Title: Department Chair Organization: University of North Texas Location: Denton, TX Posted Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Application Due Date: Open until Filled Position Description: This position is for the Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services (RHS). The Chair will provide leadership for a large, interdisciplinary academic department, including nationally and highly ranked degree programs. RHS offers a Ph.D. in Health Services Research, two Master’s degrees (Rehabilitation Counseling and Health Services Administration), two Bachelor’s degrees (Public Health and Rehabilitation Studies), and several minors and certificates. The Department also operates several clinics and community programs. In addition to being an innovative, student-centered leader, the ideal candidate will need a proven track record in supporting and mentoring interdisciplinary research initiatives and facilitating community-focused programming. The University of North Texas (UNT) is a Tier One student-focused public research university, and the flagship of the UNT system, with approximately 38,000 students. UNT is located in Denton, a community of over 130,000 people within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, a thriving metropolitan area offering entertainment, culture, shopping, and professional sports. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. Minimum Qualifications: A doctoral degree in Health Services Research, Rehabilitation Counseling, Public Health,...

California State University, Fresno – Assistant Professor (Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling)

Position Title: Assistant Professor (Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling) Organization: California State University, Fresno Location: Fresno, CA Posted Date:  Thursday, September 6, 2018 Application Due Date: Friday, November 2, 2018 Status: Tenure Track Start: Fall 2019 (August 2019) General: Our department seeks applicants that participate in preparing graduate students for a Master of Science degree in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. Some typical responsibilities include teaching graduate clinical rehabilitation and mental health counseling courses (specifically counseling practicum), providing clinical supervision, and conducting student advisement. This position, as with all Education Faculty, has the potential to advance the importance of diversity and inclusion, through teaching, research, and service at the university level. Our program seeks to hire someone who has experience working with diverse populations such as African Americans, Latinos/as, Southeast Asians, persons with disabilities, or first-generation university students. Our Students: This University is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Position Description: Our department seeks applicants that participate in preparing graduate students for a Master of Science degree in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. Some typical responsibilities include teaching graduate clinical rehabilitation and mental health counseling courses (specifically counseling practicum), providing clinical supervision, and conducting student advisement. This position, as with all Education Faculty, has the potential to advance the importance of diversity and inclusion, through teaching, research, and service at the university level. Our program seeks to hire someone who has experience working with diverse populations such as African Americans, Latinos/as, Southeast Asians, persons with disabilities, or first-generation university students. This University is committed to serving our students with a focus on...

Utah State University – Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling

Job Announcement: Utah State University Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling Organization: Utah State University Location: Logan, UT Posted Date: Monday, September 24, 2018 Application Due Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018, Open Until Filled Position Description: TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION The Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation is seeking outstanding candidates to fill a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Counselor Education. This is a full-time 9-month academic year position with the opportunity for summer employment dependent on the availability of funds. Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Program The Rehabilitation Counseling Education Program at Utah State University is ranked 10th in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report. Graduates are prepared as rehabilitation counseling professionals who work with individuals with disabilities and their families. The program includes both on-campus and distance education components; the distance component is a hybrid of synchronous and asynchronous courses delivered via web broadcasting over the internet. Over the last six years, the total enrollment has ranged from 110 and 120 students. Ninety-five percent of our graduates pass the CRC examination on the first attempt and are hired in rehabilitation counselor positions. The Rehabilitation Counseling program is fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) through 2019. Student scholarships are sponsored by grants from the Rehabilitation Services. The Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation administers a doctoral program in Disability Disciplines with specializations in (a) rehabilitation counseling, (b) special education, (c) applied behavior analysis, (d) speech/language pathology, (e) audiology, (f) pathokinesiology, and...

Assumption College – Assistant Professor

Job Announcement: Assumption College Position Title: Assistant Professor Organization: Assumption College Location: Worcester, MA Posted Date: Friday, August 24, 2018 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: The Department of Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies at Assumption College invites applications for a full time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice beginning August 2019. Applicants with expertise in substance use disorders and other types of addictions are desired.Assumption College is a residential, comprehensive, Catholic college, sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption, incorporating liberal education and pre-professional studies. Successful candidates will have experience teaching in higher education. Candidates will be involved in community and professional service activities. The Department of Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies offers an undergraduate degree in Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies with concentrations in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Physical and Occupational Therapy and Working with Youth in the Community. The Department offers a major in Health Sciences as well. The HSRS Department also houses two CORE/CACREP accredited master’s degree programs in Rehabilitation Counseling (online and traditional), a master’s degree in Health Advocacy and a State of Massachusetts, Department of Education, Licensed School Counseling Program. Applicants will predominantly teach in the undergraduate programs but may be invited to teach in the graduate programs in Rehabilitation Counseling, School Counseling and/or Health Advocacy. Faculty duties include a 4/4 course load during the academic year with some opportunity for teaching during the summer as well as the usual non-teaching duties, including advising and committee service. Salary and benefits are competitive.Candidates must possess, at minimum, a Master’s Degree with a Ph.D. or Ed.D preferred. Candidates should...