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San Diego State University – Assistant or Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling

Job Announcement: San Diego State University Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling Organization: San Diego State University Location: San Diego, CA Application Due Date: Posted August 9, and remains open until filled. Position Description: San Diego State University Rehabilitation Counseling program (RCP) seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member (Assistant or Associate Professor rank) with expertise in counselor licensure and psychiatric rehabilitation. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counselor/Counselor Education, or a closely-related field which meets Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) requirements for core faculty (or which meets grandfather provisions for existing rehabilitation counseling faculty or recent graduates: http://www.cacrep.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/FAQs-on-doctoral-level-Rehabilitation-Counselor-Education-accreditation-10.22.15.pdf The successful candidate will possess strong research interest and capability as evidenced by an appropriate history of or potential for research and publication in top-tier refereed journals. Teaching experience at the graduate levels is preferred, as well as demonstrated capacity to direct the RCP’s Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) Concentration. Salary and benefits are competitive and are commensurate with experience and academic preparation. Application review will begin September 2018, and the position will remain open until it is filled. The RCP has dynamic educational programs, uses creative and innovative teaching methods, and offers research opportunities and support in acquiring funding. The RCP offers on-campus and distance-based options. Additionally, RCP students can pursue the LPCC Concentration as well as certificate programs in Cognitive Disabilities, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Technology, Rehabilitation Counseling (i.e., Category R), and Supported Employment and Transition. See our website at http://interwork.sdsu.edu/main/rcp for more information. San Diego State University is the largest university in San Diego and the third largest in California. The...

Southern University – Assistant/Associate Professor Positions in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling, Tenure Track

Position: Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Organization: Southern University Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana Deadline: August 15, 2018 or until filled Job Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses on campus and online, supervise intern students, supervise student research, advise undergraduate and graduate students, write grant proposals, secure external funding, and engage in scholarly research and publications. Qualifications Required: Ph.D. in Rehabilitation (ABD will be considered for an interim position of an Instructor), CRC, experience in teaching on campus and online courses, experience in providing vocational rehabilitation services to consumers with disabilities, and proficiency in conducting research in rehabilitation. For the position of Associate Professor, applicants must have been an Associate Professor (tenured or tenure track) in one of his/her previous positions. Qualifications Preferred:        LPC, expertise in substance abuse and mental health counseling. Submit: A letter of application, vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and copies of publications to: Dr. Madan M. Kundu, Chair and Professor Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies College of Nursing and Allied Health Southern University, 231 Blanks Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70813 Phone: 225-771-2325 Fax :    225-771-2293 Email: kundusubr@aol.com    or   madan_kundu@subr.edu Southern University is in Baton Rouge, the Capital City of Louisiana with a population of more than 500,000. Baton Rouge serves as a cultural, political, educational, and industrial center for South Louisiana. The Baton Rouge campus is located on Scott’s Bluff overlooking the Mississippi River in the northern section of the city. The campus boasts a warm, student-friendly environment supported by faculty and staff committed to assisting students on their paths to success. The Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies offers an undergraduate...

University of Sydney – Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Rehabilitation Counselling

Position Title: Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Rehabilitation Counselling Organization: University of Sydney Location: Sydney, Australia Application Due Date: Monday, July 30, 2018 Position Description: Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Rehabilitation Counselling • Take a leadership role in enriching the students learning and teaching in a leading rehabilitation counselling course program • Located at Cumberland and Camperdown Campus • Full time fixed term for five years with possibility of further extension, base salary level C/D $124K – $165K p.a plus superannuation About The Opportunity We are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer to take a leadership role in enriching the students’ learning and teaching experience in a leading rehabilitation counselling course program and to undertake research in the field of community participation or disability and social inclusion. About You The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer/ in Rehabilitation Counselling who has: • a PhD in rehabilitation counselling or related field • knowledge of the core competencies of rehabilitation counselling, and experience teaching in an accredited graduate rehabilitation counselling education program • a vision for the future of rehabilitation counselling in a changing health climate as well as an understanding of changes in health and its impact around this discipline • some academic program leadership experience • evidence of a clear line of research related to rehabilitation counselling such as disability and community participation or social inclusion • an established or emerging international reputation (Associate Professor)/national reputation (Senior...

Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute, University of Wisconsin-Stout

Position Title: Executive Director Organization: Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute, University of Wisconsin-Stout Location: Menomonie, WI Application Due Date: Sunday, August 19, 2018, Open Until Filled Position Description EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute, University of Wisconsin-Stout The Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute (SVRI) at the University of Wisconsin-Stout is seeking a visionary professional to lead an innovative and premier institute offering over 50 years of experience in the fields of disability and rehabilitation service, research, and training. Minimum qualifications for this position include an M.S. degree in Vocational Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Counseling, Disability Studies or a related field and 5 years of experience. How to Apply: To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted online by Sunday, August 19, 2018. Screening of applications may continue until the position is filled. Check out the full job description and how to apply at http://jobs.uwstout.edu/. If you need assistance, contact Julie Harmon at 715-232-2125 or harmonj@uwstout.edu Organization Website:...

University of Pittsburgh – Assistant to Full Professor

Position Title: Assistant to Full Professor Organization: University of Pittsburgh Location: Pittsburgh, PA Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: Qualifications: We are seeking an individual with teaching and clinical expertise in rehabilitation and mental health counseling. Successful applicants will have an earned doctorate in counseling, rehabilitation psychology or a closely related field. Preference will be given to individuals who hold a license to practice professional counseling or psychology in Pennsylvania and who are NCC/CRC Certified/Eligible. The incumbent must possess clinical teaching excellence and be able to teach courses, supervise and mentor students at the graduate level, as well as to be a mentor for PhD students. Academic Rank: This position is Assistant to Full Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications. The position is outside the tenure stream. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Responsibilities: The incumbent is expected to support the departmental teaching program in such courses as Foundations of Counseling, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cognitive and Mental Health Disorders, Human Development Across Culture and the Lifespan, and Rehabilitation Psychology, as well as provide clinical service in the area of behavioral health and rehabilitation psychology. The incumbent is expected to develop an independent research program in behavioral health, rehabilitation and counseling and to teach and mentor students in the Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program and the PhD Rehabilitation Science Program. The individual is expected to generate funding to support own research as well as graduate students. As part of the University of Pittsburgh, the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is an affirmative action institution and welcomes applications from minorities, the handicapped and other...

Portland State University – Assistant Professor of Practice

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Practice Organization: Portland State University Location: Portland, OR Application Due Date: Friday, June 1, 2018, Open Until Filled Position Description: The Counselor Education department is seeking to hire a .50 FTE (half-time) non-tenure-track Clinical Rehabilitation faculty member. We are most interested in candidates who can provide excellent instruction in the Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Program. Applicants should have a record that shows promise of success in creative and engaged instruction, scholarship, and supervision. Responsibilities for Position: •Teach courses in the department’s CACREP curriculum. •Serve as an academic advisor to students in the Clinical Rehabilitation counseling program. •Participate in community outreach and partnerships. •Serve on University, Graduate School of Education, and Department committees as assigned. •Actively collaborate with core faculty on departmental administrative activities. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of continuation/renewal. Minimum qualifications:  •Earned Master’s Degree from a CORE/CACREP accredited program. •Experience/interest in teaching Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling courses. •Experience providing counseling supervision to rehabilitation counseling students. •Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or eligibility to become a CRC. •Successful completion of a criminal background check. Preferred qualifications:  •Earned Ph.D. from a CORE/CACREP accredited program. •Identification with and preparation as a rehabilitation counselor or disability-related field. •Experience providing mental health and/or career counseling to people with disabilities. •Ability to teach clinical rehabilitation courses such as Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling, Medical Aspects of Disability, Psychosocial Aspects of Disability, and/or Career Counseling. •Experience or capacity to develop/cultivate long-term relationships with various stakeholders, in particular, local, national/state governmental agencies (e.g., Rehabilitation Services Administration, National Institute on Disability, Oregon Board of Licenses Professional Counselors and Therapists, Oregon Office of Vocational...

University at Buffalo – Associate/Full Professor and Director of the Rehabilitation Counseling Program

Position Title: Associate/Full Professor and Director of the Rehabilitation Counseling Program Organization: University at Buffalo Location: Buffalo, New York Application Due Date: Review of applications begins March 30, 2018 and continues until the position is filled. Position Description: Associate/Full Professor and Director of the Rehabilitation Counseling Program University at Buffalo, State University of New York POSITION SUMMARY The Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology (CSEP) at the Graduate School of Education (GSE), University at Buffalo-SUNY (UB) invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level beginning in August, 2018. This position is open to a motivated faculty member who will contribute scholarship and leadership to our long-standing rehabilitation counseling master’s program. Applicants should have a record of scholarly publications consistent with rank at a research university, experience in administration of a rehabilitation program, CRC certification, and eligibility to serve as a core faculty within a CACREP-accredited rehabilitation counseling program. This tenure-track line requires teaching two courses per semester, student advisement and supervision, conducting a systematic program of research, and university and professional service. Interested applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, three sample publications, and the contact information for three professional references. Review of applications begins March 30, 2018 and continues until the position is filled. CSEP houses faculty who are nationally and internationally recognized for their scholarship and commitment to teaching excellence. The UB rehabilitation counseling master’s on-campus program was established in 1956 and a fully-online format was added in 2008. The rehabilitation counseling program is currently ranked #21 nationally in the Best Rehabilitation Counseling Programs (2015 U.S. News) and has been...

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Organization: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Location: Lubbock, TX Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is posting a call for applicants for an assistant/associate professor position in the Department of Clinical Counseling and Mental Health in the Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Program. TTUHSC is a public institution of higher learning with multiple campuses serving hundreds of miles of West Texas. Located in Lubbock, Texas, the university enjoys moderate weather, low cost of living, and a variety of cultural and civic activities. POSITION: An Assistant/Associate Professor position is available in the Department of Clinical Counseling and Mental Health in the Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling. This appointment is a tenure/non-tenure track, twelve-month, renewable, full time position. PROGRAM: The Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Program at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is a 60-credit, distance education program, which is accredited by CACREP. QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counselor Education or closely related field is desired. Candidates must either be a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or be eligible for CRC certification within one year of hire. A record of professional or scholarly productivity is desirable. Candidates who are A.B.D. will be considered. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience and/or a research and practice interest in psychosocial/psychiatric rehabilitation, adaptation to disability, or experience working in rural and underserved settings. LPC licensure in Texas or LPC eligible. DUTIES: Primary duty will be to teach graduate level courses and providing clinical supervision in a distance education program within the Department of Clinical Counseling and Mental Health. Other duties include advising students,...

Utah State University – Director of Rehabilitation Counseling Education Program and Tenure Track Open Rank Professor

Position Title: Director of Rehabilitation Counseling Education Program and Tenure Track Open Rank Professor Organization: Utah State University, Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Location: Logan, Utah Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: The Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation is seeking outstanding candidates to fill an open rank (assistant, associate, or full) tenure track faculty position as the Director of Rehabilitation Counseling Education Program. The person who fills this position will direct the master’s and doctoral programs in Rehabilitation Counseling, teach courses in the programs, and conduct research related to rehabilitation counseling. Potential applicants from a Rehabilitation Counseling background are encouraged to apply. This position is a 9-month academic year position with the opportunity for summer employment dependent on the availability of funds. The committee will consider applications at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor Level. Responsibilities & Qualifications: Responsibilities include: 1. Directing and building master’s and doctoral programs in Rehabilitation Counseling. Collaborate with rehabilitation counseling faculty and the Department Head to continually build, refine, and implement excellent programs in Rehabilitation Counseling at the post-bachelor, master’s, and doctoral levels. 2. Developing an active line of research with publications in refereed journals. 3. Pursuing external funding in collaboration with other faculty, as appropriate. 4. Teaching on-campus and distance-based graduate (post-bachelor, master’s and doctoral) classes in the Rehabilitation Counseling Education program. 5. Advising and mentoring graduate students. Minimum Required Qualifications 1. Earned doctorate degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or a closely related field (e.g., psychology, counseling psychology). 2. Eligible for Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and counseling related licensure in Utah (e.g., Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Clinical Mental Health Counselor). 3. Experience...

Auburn University – Assistant Professor-Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Assistant Professor-Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Organization: Auburn University Location: Auburn University Application Due Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018, 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 Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling with clinical practice, teaching and supervision experience in Counselor Education. In addition to contributing to our Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling program candidates will be expected to contribute to our programs in Counselor Education (Doctoral), Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and School Counseling. These contributions require that candidates have experience in clinical practice courses (counseling/skills, practicum, and internship). Candidates should also be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively work with, supervise, and mentor counseling students. Area of research focus is open, but consideration will be given to candidates whose research focus integrates counseling, social justice, advocacy, multicultural counseling, and evidence-based practices. The candidate will be required to hold a Ph.D. in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited institution (by the start date) and a Master’s degree from a CACREP accredited program in Clinical Rehabilitation or Rehabilitation Counseling. Minimum Qualifications  (1) Doctoral degree in Counselor Education from a CACREP accreditation program by August 16, 2018; (2) Master’s degree from a CACREP or CORE accredited program (desired -Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling or Rehabilitation Counseling); (3) Two years of clinical and supervision experience; (4) Evidence of counseling, supervision, teaching, and research experience; (5) Evidence of ability to engage in professional service, leadership, and advocacy; (6) Licensed or licensure eligible; (7) Certification eligible (CRC, NCC); (8) Demonstrated experience in college/university teaching, research...