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Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education is a quarterly journal designed to bridge the gap between researchers, educators, and service providers. Copies of this journal are made available to all members. Please feel free to look at our online library for current or past issues going back to 2006.  Not a member? Learn about membership here.

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Virginia Commonwealth University, Postdoctoral Fellowship

University:  Virginia Commonwealth University, Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship Organization:  Virginia Commonwealth University Location: Richmond, VA Posted Dated: November 1, 2019 Application Due Date:  Open Until Filled Position Description: Applications are currently being accepted, with immediate start date, for one to two year postdoctoral fellowships that provide advanced training in rehabilitation research at VCU. The fellowship is sponsored primarily by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). VCU has a well-established, integrated network of clinical research programs serving persons with traumatic brain injury and other neurological disorders. Neurobehavioral recovery and rehabilitation will be the training focus. We are seeking applicants who wish to specialize in rehabilitation psychology, family and marital therapy, and related areas. Training will be provided in a variety of areas including: neurobehavioral intervention; psychotherapy with individuals, families, and groups; and clinical research methods and design. The program offers supervision by outstanding mentors, didactic experiences, and independent and collaborative research activities. Stipend is commensurate with NIH guidelines for postdoctoral fellows. Funds are provided for course tuition, conference travel, and health insurance. How to Apply: To initiate an application, please send a CV, statement of interests, and names of three references to Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, Ph.D., ABPP at jeffrey.kreutzer@vcuhealth.org. VCU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Organization Website: https://pmr.vcu.edu/education-and-training/fellowships/advanced-rehabilitation-research/...

Northern Illinois University, Clinical Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Clinical Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling Organization: Northern Illinois University, Location: DeKalb, IL Posted Dated: Thursday, October 31, 2019 Application Due Date:  Friday, November 29, 2019 Position Description The School of Interdisciplinary Health Professions at Northern Illinois University invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling to begin August 2020. Position Summary: The chosen candidate will provide clinical instruction to students engaged in clinical practicum, internship, and related coursework to support pre-professional education for rehabilitation programs. As an integral part of the graduate and undergraduate rehabilitation programs, this individual will collaborate with program faculty to advance clinical training, curricular improvements, and overall program development and assessment. In addition, the clinical assistant professor will support and supervise students in clinical research and may teach didactic courses in the individual’s area of expertise. Further, he/she will carry out his/her duties using methods consistent with the standards set forth in the accreditation and certification requirements of the Code of Professional Ethics for Rehabilitation Counselors. This individual is the main point of contact with students, clinical sites, faculty members, and administrative staff, regarding practicum and internship activities as well as assigned didactic courses. The ability to communicate effectively and in a positive manner with internal and external partners and clients, including people of varying economic and cultural backgrounds is critical. The individual must have the ability and desire to teach clinical skills to students and work in a collegial manner with faculty and staff members. Responsibilities: • Provide quality clinical and administrative supervision to students enrolled in clinical; experiences as outlined by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs...

Northern Illinois University – Assistant/Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling Organization: Northern Illinois University Location: DeKalb, IL Posted Dated: Thursday, October 31, 2019 Application Due Date:  Friday, November 29, 2019 Position Description The School of Interdisciplinary Health Professions at Northern Illinois University (NIU) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions. These are 9-month appointments to begin August 2020 for Assistant or Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling based on qualifications. Position Summary: The chosen candidates will teach courses in the Rehabilitation Counseling master’s program and Rehabilitation and Disability Services undergraduate program. Engage in scholarly activity (e.g., research publications, presentations, grants). Positively contribute in committee service within the university (i.e., program, department, college university levels) and profession. Provide student advisement. As an integral part of the rehabilitation counseling program, the assistant/associate professor will provide insights in curricular improvements and overall program development and assessment. Further, he/she/they will carry out his/her/their duties using methods consistent with the standards set forth in the accreditation and certification requirements of the program’s accrediting bodies including the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE). Potential areas of research and clinical focus that are desired include: case management, program evaluation, family systems, addictions and /or trauma/crisis intervention. Candidates with expertise in all content areas will be considered. Required Qualifications: For Associate Professor: • Earned doctorate with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling. Evidence of a productive research agenda (including grant writing, service and successful teaching commensurate with NIU’s standards for tenure). For Assistant and Associate Professor: • Individual must hold a doctorate from an accredited institute in Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Education, Rehabilitation Psychology,...

California State University, Sacramento, Assistant Professor

Position Title: Assistant Professor Organization: California State University, Sacramento Location: Sacramento, CA Posted Dated: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Application Due Date: Position opened until November 29th Position Description REHABILITATION COUNSELING PROGRAM Graduate and Professional Studies in Education COLLEGE OF EDUCATION CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO 2020-2021 VACANCY POSITION #F0118P Sacramento State is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. The College of Education offers a bachelor’s degree; P/K-16 Teaching, Counseling, and Administrative Credentials; master’s degrees; an Educational Specialist in School Psychology degree; and a Doctorate in Education. The Counselor Education program offers the Master of Science in Counseling degree with specializations in Rehabilitation Counseling, Career Counseling, Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling, and School Counseling (with embedded Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Counseling), as well as a Minor in Counseling in conjunction with the Child Development program. Graduates of all four specializations are eligible for licensure in the State of California as Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC). For further information on our programs and faculty, please visit our website at http://www.csus.edu/coe. California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a tenure track position in Rehabilitation Counseling at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August, 2020. An earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Education, or a closely related field (preferably from a CACREP-accredited program) is required. ABD candidates will be considered with the...

Utah State University, Assistant Professor – Rehabilitation & Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Position Title: Assistant Professor – Rehabilitation & Clinical Mental Health Counseling Organization: Utah State University Location: Logan, Utah Posted Dated: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: Requisition ID: 2019-2043 Number of Openings: 1 Category (Portal Searching): Faculty Position Type: Regular Full-Time City: Logan Job Classification: Faculty College: E. Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services Department: Special Education & Rehabilitation Advertised Salary: Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits. Overview The Utah State University (USU) Rehabilitation Counseling program (RCP) seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor with experience in psychiatric rehabilitation or mental health counseling and assessment. This is a full-time, academic year, 9-month position with the opportunity for summer employment dependent on the availability of funds. Review of applicants will begin November 15th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 2020. The highly qualified candidate will be expected to collaborate with university and community professionals, build a strong research identity, and teach courses in the Master’s of Rehabilitation Counseling program. In addition to serving those with mental health concerns, special consideration would be given to applicants with a history of serving individuals with physical, cognitive, and intellectual disabilities with co-occurring mental health concerns, support structures for families, and serving the community. Responsibilities Serve as a member of the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling faculty; this entails: 1. Developing and maintaining an active line of research and publishing in refereed journals; 2. Teaching on-campus and distance graduate classes in the Rehabilitation Counseling Master’s program and the Disability Disciplines Doctoral Program; 3. Summer teaching as available...

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Assistant/Associate Professor – Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor – Rehabilitation Counseling Organization: University of Wisconsin-Stout Location: Menomonie, WI Posted Dated: Friday, October 11, 2019 Application Due Date:  Open Until Filled Position Description Assistant/Associate Professor – Rehabilitation Counseling A tenure-track, full-time, 9-month academic year faculty position is available starting August 24, 2020 in the Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling. The appointment will be at the assistant or associate professor level; rank will be determined at time of hire commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience. The Department supports face-to-face, blended and distance learning environments. Summer teaching is expected when contracts are available. The Assistant/Associate Professor – Rehabilitation Counseling is one of two opportunities currently open in the UW-Stout Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling. Candidates interested in more than one position must submit a separate application for each position per the requirements indicated. To view the full details of the Assistant Professor – Rehabilitation and Counseling and to apply, please go to: https://jobs.uwstout.edu/assistant-professor-rehabilitation-and-counseling/job/11663568 QUALIFICATIONS Minimum / Required Doctorate in Rehabilitation, Counselor Education or closely related area * Education from a CACREP or CORE accredited program Must have or be eligible for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential * Two (2) years paid work experience serving a wide range of persons with disabilities, not including practicum and/or internship experiences Consideration will be given to candidates who are ABD, although doctorate and CRC credential must be completed within one year of the contract start date. Preferred Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level Potential for professional and scholarly productivity Experience in a variety of instructional technology including blended and distance learning applications RESPONSIBILITIES The Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling...

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Assistant Professor

Position Title: Assistant Professor Organization: University of Wisconsin-Stout Location: Menomonie, WI Posted Dated: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Application Due Date:  Open Until Filled Position Description UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Assistant Professor – Rehabilitation and Counseling A tenure-track, full-time, 9-month academic year faculty position is available starting August 24, 2020 in the Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling. The appointment will be at the assistant professor level. The Department supports face-to-face, blended and distance learning environments. Summer teaching is expected when contracts are available. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum / Required Doctorate in Rehabilitation, Counselor Education or closely related area * Education from a CACREP or CORE accredited program Must have or be eligible for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential * Two (2) years paid work experience serving a wide range of persons with disabilities, not including practicum and/or internship experiences Consideration will be given to candidates who are ABD, although doctorate and CRC credential must be completed within one year of the contract start date. Preferred Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level Potential for professional and scholarly productivity RESPONSIBILITIES The Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling is characterized by committed student-centered professionals who value teaching in a collaborative and participatory work environment. The successful applicant is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including supervision of practicum and internships. Possible areas of teaching may include job placement, psychosocial aspects of disability, counselor skill development, and criminal justice in rehabilitation. A full-time teaching load for a faculty member is 12 credits per semester. Faculty members use a variety of instructional technology including blended and distance learning applications. The teaching assignment will depend on...

University of Arkansas, Assistant Professor

Position Title: Assistant Professor Organization: University of Arkansas Location: Fayetteville, AR Posted Dated: Monday, September 23, 2019 Application Due Date:  Friday, November 8, 2019, Open Until Filled Position Description Summary of Job Duties The duties and responsibilities of this tenure-track Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and Supervision position include: teaching graduate courses in the Counselor Education and Supervision program, particularly within the rehabilitation counseling concentration; conducting research that results in refereed publications and professional presentations; pursuing external funding through grant proposal submissions; directing students’ independent research projects, theses, and dissertations; advising graduate students and chairing/serving on doctoral advisory and dissertation committees; participating in public service and professional organizations; and engaging in service activities at the program, department, college, and university levels. Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration. An earned doctorate from a nationally recognized and accredited institution in Counselor Education and Supervision or closely related field conferred by the start of employment Commitment to an active research agenda as evidenced by publications, presentations, and funding activity Commitment to the preparation of counselors and counselor educators, particularly rehabilitation counselors Commitment to inclusion, diversity, and/or social justice Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and collegiality Preferred Qualifications Counseling experience in rehabilitation counseling Doctoral-level preparation and/or experience in clinical supervision Eligible for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential Eligibility for Arkansas state licensure as a *Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Experience submitting and/or securing grant funds Physical activities associated with this position The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without...

San Diego State University, Assistant Professor: Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Assistant Professor: Rehabilitation Counseling Organization: San Diego State University Location: San Diego, CA Posted Dated: Thursday, September 26, 2019 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description San Diego State University’s Rehabilitation Counseling Program (RCP) seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member (Assistant Professor rank) with expertise in cultural diversity, underserved rehabilitation populations, group dynamics in counseling, capacity building, and human services program development. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, or a closely-related field. Applicants must possess the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential or demonstrate a plan to obtain the CRC. Applicants should possess strong research interests and abilities as evidenced by an appropriate record of research and publication in top-tier rehabilitation journals. Teaching experience at the graduate level is required, along with demonstrated capacity to secure external funding and coordinate collaborative research, demonstration, and/or service-delivery projects. Salary and benefits are competitive and are commensurate with experience and academic preparation. Application review will begin September 2019, and the position will remain open until it is filled. The RCP is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and prepares students to attain certification and to practice under the legal and ethical considerations outlined in the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) Code of Professional Ethics and Scope of Practice. The RCP offers dynamic educational coursework, uses creative and innovative teaching methods, and offers research opportunities and support in acquiring funding. The RCP offers campus-based and distance learning options. Additionally, RCP students can pursue a program concentration leading to the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) license in the state of California,...

Michigan State University, Assistant or Associate Professor

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor Organization: Michigan State University Location: East Lansing, MI Posted Dated: Monday, September 30, 2019 Application Due Date: Friday, November 1, 2019, Open Until Filled Position Description: Position Summary: The College of Education at Michigan State University (education.msu.edu) announces two open positions in the Office of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies (ORDS) in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education. These positions at the assistant or associate professor level are 9-month tenure-system appointments that will begin on August 16, 2020. The U.S. News and World Report annual ranking of graduate programs consistently rates the MSU Rehabilitation Counseling programs (doctoral and master’s levels) as one of the top programs in the nation. We are seeking colleagues to be part of our top-ranked programs who are committed to research, teaching, and practice that promote the enhanced quality of life of individuals with disabilities. We are interested in colleagues who share our vision for stewardship of the rehabilitation counseling profession. Applications are invited from individuals with a broad range of professional experiences and expertise including, but not limited to, rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation psychology, rehabilitation counselor education, or closely related disciplines. MSU seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Applicants who will add to the diversity of the program, department, college, and university are particularly encouraged to apply. Duties: • Engagement in an active and productive program of research • Graduate teaching in all modes of delivery in both our CACREP-accredited...

CSU, Fresno – Assistant/Associate Professor in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. Organization: California State University, Fresno Location: Fresno, CA Posted Dated: Monday, September 9, 2019 Application Due Date: Friday, November 15, 2019 Position Description: Title: Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor Status: Tenure Track Start: Fall 2020 (August 2020) 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. Qualifications: Required Education (from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent.): 1. Must have an earned doctorate (Ph.D., Rh.D. or Ed.D.) in Rehabilitation Counseling or Counselor Education or other closely related discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent). 2. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; however, for appointment, the requirements for doctorate must be completed by August 1, 2020. Preferred Education accreditation: Doctorate from a CORE/CACREP accredited institution Required Experience: 1. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. 2. Counseling experience in the practice of Rehabilitation Counseling. 3. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and scholarly activity at the university level. Teaching effectiveness can...

University of Wisconsin – Madison, Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling Department: Educ/Rehab Psych and Spec Ed Organization:  University of Wisconsin – Madison Location: Madison, WI Posted Date: September 19, 2019, Application Due Date:  October 15, 2019 Open Until Filled Job No: 100614-FA Work Type: Faculty, Full Time Categories: Instruction, Research and Scientific Position Description: The Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking outstanding candidates for two tenure-track faculty positions. Desirable candidates should be able to accept key responsibilities as the department seeks to (a) provide high quality rehabilitation counselor and rehabilitation counselor educator training, (b) provide exemplary graduate student training, and (c) pursue extramural funding to support distinguished research. Appointment start date will be August 17, 2020. Appointment will be full time for the nine- month academic year. Salary is competitive and contingent on experience and qualifications. Additional remuneration for summer session teaching is possible. PRINCIPAL DUTIES: * Conduct an active program of nationally recognized research and scholarship * Obtain substantial external financial support for research and to support graduate assistants * Teach courses in B.S, M.S., and Ph.D. programs in rehabilitation psychology, clinical rehabilitation counseling, and rehabilitation counselor education * Advise undergraduate and graduate students and supervise graduate student research * Participate in shared governance and committee activities within the university * Participate in community and professional service, including positions of leadership at the local, state, and national/international levels INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinions enrich...

University of North Texas – Postdoctoral Research Associate

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate Organization: University of North Texas Location: Denton, TX Posted Dated: Monday, August 26, 2019 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: The postdoctoral research associate will report daily to the UNTWISE Director and meet regularly with their assigned mentor to assist in all major aspects of grant coordination and research program development for UNTWISE. The research associate will design and implement a structured research program for the Summer training programs facilitated by UNTWISE; provide consultation, training, and technical assistance and support the expansion of the UNTWISE research agenda and services. The Research Associate will also work with the Director and Department Chair to seek additional relevant funding streams to support research within UNTWISE. The individual is expected to work closely with the Director, faculty mentor, other interested faculty and doctoral RAs to maximize the quality of UNTWISE deliverables and research capacity. 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: Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Psychology, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Measurement and Evaluation or other health related disciplines. Strong record of scholarship and demonstrated ability to successfully develop and lead research initiatives. Ability to work with faculty across disciplines. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty across disciplines Demonstrated commitment...