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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Assistant Professor Faculty Position in Health, Technology and Aging

Position Title: Assistant Professor Faculty Position in Health, Technology and Aging Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Location: Illinois Posted Date: Monday, December 19, 2016 Application Due Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Position Description: The internationally renowned Department of Kinesiology and Community Health (http://kch.illinois.edu) within the College of Applied Health Sciences (http://ahs.illinois.edu) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (http://illinois.edu) is dedicated to the scholarly investigation of all aspects of health, rehabilitation, and human movement. Our 35 interdisciplinary faculty are housed within state of the art research facilities, including the $10 million Khan Annex and Center for Wounded Veterans. Our department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Kinesiology and Community Health, an MS degree in Rehabilitation, and a CEPH accredited MPH degree. KCH faculty maintain active collaborations with engineering, psychology and nutrition al sciences as well as the Center for Health Aging and Disability, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, the new Carle-Illinois College of Medicine, local hospitals and community organizations. Position: The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health is searching for outstanding candidates with a background in health, technology and aging research. The department and college are currently spearheading a campus-wide initiative focusing on the creation, utilization and testing of technologies to improve the lives of older adults. This initiative has already resulted in a high-profile senior hire and we seek to continue to build a critical mass of faculty in health, technology and aging. We seek individuals with diverse backgrounds, training, and research portfolios that integrate health, technology and aging research. Successful applicants would study healthy aging by bridging technology (e.g. mobile health, sensors, smart...

University of Wisconsin-Stout – Assistant Professor – Rehabilitation and Counseling

Position Title: Assistant Professor – Rehabilitation and Counseling Institution: University of Wisconsin-Stout Location: Menomonie, WI Posted Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Application Due Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2017, Open Until Filled Position Description: ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 21, 2017 JOB DETAILS A tenure-track, full-time, 9-month academic year faculty position is available starting August 21, 2017 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 CORE or CACREP 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, and counselor skill development. 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...

University of Texas at El Paso – Assistant Professor – Rehabilitation Counseling Program

The University of Texas at El Paso Assistant Professor – Rehabilitation Counseling Program College of Health Sciences – Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Description: The University of Texas at El Paso, College of Health Sciences invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rehabilitation Counseling Program. The position is a tenure-track, nine-month academic year position with the possibility of summer teaching. Anticipated appointment date is fall 2017. Program: The Master of Rehabilitation Counseling program, which enrolled its first graduate students in August of 2010, is the first such program in the El Paso region. Faculty members in the program are expected to be proficient educators, dedicated researchers, and committed to serving the university and community. Faculty in the College of Health Sciences are also encouraged to collaborate in both teaching and research with faculty from other programs across the University as well as with clinical partners and other regional universities. Qualifications: Required qualifications include (1) an earned doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Psychology, or a closely-related field from an accredited university (ABD considered but PhD must be completed before employment); (2) Current CRC certification (Certified Rehabilitation Counselor) or eligibility; certification must be obtained within one year of hire; (3) minimum of two years experience in rehabilitation counseling practice; (4) demonstrated commitment to, or potential for, teaching excellence at the university level; (5) ability to use technology in instruction; (6) demonstrated record of, or potential for, scholarly research and publication, including development of grant proposals and attracting external funding; and (7) demonstrated record of, or potential for, service to professional organizations and the public vocational...

University of Iowa – Open Rank Professor in Counselor Education Program

Position Title: Open Rank Professor in Counselor Education Program Institution: University of Iowa Location: Iowa City, IA Posted Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016 Application Due Date: Open until filled Position Description: The Department of Rehabilitation and Counselor Education at the University of Iowa invites applications for one open rank, academic year tenure-track faculty position in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program, and the Counselor Education and Supervision doctoral program in the Rehabilitation Counselor Education specialty. Candidates must have an earned doctorate by August 2017 when the position begins. We seek an individual with interests and experience in the field of rehabilitation counseling, psychiatric rehabilitation, mental health counseling, and/or rehabilitation/counselor education. This individual should have demonstrated: Ability to publish empirically based research in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Skills in effective teaching and clinical supervision, Commitment to professional service that advances the research, training, and clinical work intended to improve the lives of people with disabilities, including mental illness, and Commitment to the counseling profession as demonstrated by, for example, conference presentations, lectures, and professional memberships. This position requires an earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Education and Supervision, or a related field. Selected candidate must hold the required professional certifications (e.g., Certified Rehabilitation Counselor [CRC], and/or Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor [CCMHC]) or be certification-eligible. Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or license eligibility is desired. The successful candidate will join a research and training partnership with Counselor Education and Supervision, School Counseling, and Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling to teach graduate-level courses. The program, following the College of Education trends, has strong department, college,...

Northern Illinois University – Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Services & Counseling

Position Title: Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Services and Counseling Institution: Northern Illinois University Location: DeKalb, IL Posted Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Application Due Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (open until filled) Position Description: This is a 9-month appointment for an Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Rehabilitation Services and Counseling. The chosen candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the graduate and undergraduate program, engaging in scholarly activities (e.g., research publications, presentations, grants), positively contributing in committee service within the university (i.e., program, department, college/university levels) and profession, and providing student advisement and mentoring. Required Qualifications: • Earned doctorate from an accredited institute in Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Education, or closely related discipline by the time of appointment. • Master’s degree from a Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) accredited graduate program. • Evidence of, or potential for, active and productive program of research. • Evidence of, or potential for, university teaching excellence in rehabilitation counseling and related courses. • Evidence of or potential to supervise clinical fieldwork and provide student advisement. • Earned Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential by the time of appointment. • Eligibility for license as a professional counselor (LPC) in Illinois • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: • Experience with the state/federal vocational rehabilitation system. • Experience with seeking and/or securing external funding. • Experience teaching in CORE-accredited graduate program. Responsibilities: • Teach courses in the Rehabilitation Counseling master’s program and Rehabilitation 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....

Auburn University – Assistant Professor

Position Title: Assistant Professor Institution: Auburn University Location: Auburn, Alabama Posted Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Application Due Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017, open until filled Position Description: The Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling in the College of Education at Auburn University is seeking to fill an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling. The individual will serve as a Member of the Counselor Education program, which has three CACREP accredited programs: Masters in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and a doctoral program in Counselor Education; and the CORE accredited program in Rehabilitation Counseling. The candidate will need to hold a Ph.D. in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited institution, or a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling, by the start date of the position. Experience in Rehabilitation Counseling including counseling, supervision, teaching, and research is highly desired. Area of research focus is open but strong consideration will be given to candidates whose research focus is on, or related to rehabilitation counseling and/or counseling. Candidate should be able to contribute to foundation courses in disability studies and rehabilitation counseling. These contributions should include experience in clinical practice courses (counseling skills, practicum, and internship). Candidates with teaching and administrative experience in rehabilitation counseling are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Minimum Qualifications (1) earned doctorate (by start date) in Rehabilitation Counseling or Counselor Education (from a CACREP accredited program) with an emphasis in rehabilitation counseling, or earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling by start date; (2) evidence of counseling, supervision, teaching, and research experience in rehabilitation counseling and/or counseling; (3) evidence of strong potential for excellence...

Springfield College – Dean, School of Health Sciences & Rehabilitation Studies

Position Title: Dean, School of Health Sciences & Rehabilitation Studies Institution: Springfield College Location: Springfield, MA Posted Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016 Application Due Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017, open until filled Position Description: Springfield College, an historic and dynamic institution in Springfield, Massachusetts, seeks a new Dean to lead its School of Health Sciences & Rehabilitation Studies. The Dean will work with an energetic new Provost, and oversee academic areas including physical and occupational therapy, physician assistant, health science, emergency medical services management, communication disorders, and rehabilitation counseling and disability studies. Approximately 40 faculty and 10 staff report to the Dean, and the School enjoys an enrollment of approximately 650 students. The Dean assures the quality of programming in line with student needs, institutional mission, and the requirements of applicable accreditation bodies, evaluates programmatic needs, manages resource allocation, scheduling, and planning for the School, and collaborates with leadership of other divisions and units of the College to participate in strategic planning and implementation activities that further the overall mission of the institution. Close working relationships with peer deans, enrollment management, student services, advancement, and other divisions of the institution will be integral to the Dean’s functioning. Founded in 1885, and designated a “Best College” for six consecutive years in the top tier of U. S. News and World Report rankings, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive Humanics Philosophy – the education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. Today, Springfield College offers a full array of more than 40 undergraduate...

The University of Maine at Farmington – Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Services

Academic Institution:  The University of Maine at Farmington Position: Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Services Posted Date: Monday, November 21, 2016 Application Due Date: December 30, 2016, open until filled Position Description The Division of Rehabilitation Services and Special Education invites applicants for a colleague who shares our commitment to inclusive Rehabilitation Services Education. This is a tenure-track position with primary teaching responsibilities that include introductory and upper level undergraduate courses in Rehabilitation Services. Teaching load is 3 courses per semester or the equivalent. The responsibilities of the position also include advising students; serving on department, division and university committees; and engaging in professional and scholarly work. In addition to working closely with colleagues on campus, professional relationships must also be established with local and state social service agencies to ensure meaningful field-based experiences for the students in the program. Qualifications, required This position will require a Ph.D, Rh.D., or Ed.D. in Rehabilitation or a closely related field. Candidates who have earned ABD status will be considered, but if hired, would be hired at the rank of instructor as a doctorate is required for tenure. Demonstrated experience with various disability populations is essential. Qualifications, preferred Preference will be given to applicants who have classroom teaching experience, evidence of scholarly activity, experience in higher education, and national professional licensure and/or certification. Candidates who have knowledge and experience in mentoring, advising, and career planning with undergraduate students will also be given preference. Application Process Position begins August 28, 2017. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may submit materials at this link, http://tinyurl.com/jgaroj8 by clicking on the “Apply...

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley – Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor) School of Rehabilitation Services & Counseling

Position Title: Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor) School of Rehabilitation Services & Counseling Institution: The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Location: Edinburg, TX Posted Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Application Due Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Position Description: Scope of Job: The Department of Rehabilitation Services and Counseling is accepting applications for an open rank faculty position to begin Fall 2017. As a tenured/tenure-track faculty, the successful applicant will be expected to teach in the School of Rehabilitation, advise students, conduct original research, publish, pursue external funding, engage in community service, and be a contributing member to the School of Rehabilitation and the University. Minimum Qualifications: Assistant Professor: Requirements for an Assistant Professor are (1) an ABD in counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, counselor education, or a closely related field may be considered; the doctorate is required no later than the first day of the proposed start date; (2) a doctorate in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, counselor education, or a closely related field; (3) a minimum of 3 years of professional work experience in the field, with at least 2 years in direct client service; and (4) evidence of the ability to conduct research and develop and implement a research agenda that includes scholarly activities such as authoring peer-reviewed publications and grant writing. Also required is the ability to engage in service learning activities that benefit the community, the University, and the profession. Associate Professor: Requirements for Associate Professor include, beyond those required above are (1) a doctorate in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, or a closely related field and tenured or eligible for tenure; (2) evidence of the ability to independently lead,...

Western Oregon University – Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Institution: Western Oregon University Location: Monmouth, OR Posted Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016 Application Due Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016, open until filled Position Description: Recruitment Number: F1612 Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling (RMHC) program in the Division of Deaf Studies and Professional Studies at Western Oregon University seeks qualified applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor, position. The successful candidate will provide leadership promoting a strong vision for the program and its associated offerings. Western Oregon University has a strong commitment to the diversity of its workforce. We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds. Supplementary summer appointment is possible and an excellent benefits package is included. The RMHC program was first established in 1974 and is one of the longest standing rehabilitation counseling programs on the west coast. The program began as a RCD (Rehabilitation Counseling: Deaf focused) program and expanded to include the RC (Rehabilitation Counseling general) track in 1990. The MHC (Mental Health Counseling) track was added in 2014. This combination of three tracks provides an exceptional learning environment for students with diverse perspectives and life experiences. The program has been CORE accredited since 1989 and has been the successful recipient of RSA long-term training grants since its inception. Graduates of this program are well prepared and boast employment in the field with over 95% employed within six months of graduation. Required Qualifications: • An earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Rehabilitation Psychology, or a related field (ABD...