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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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Montana State University Billings – Assistant/Associate Professor in Rehabilitation and Human Services

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Rehabilitation and Human Services Institution: Montana State University Billings Location: Billings, MT Posted Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016 Application Due Date: Sunday, April 24, 2016 Position Description APPLY ONLINE AT: https://employment.msubillings.edu/postings/1623 Montana State University Billings is a comprehensive public four-year higher education institution located in Montana’s largest population center, whose faculty is actively engaged in teaching, research, creative endeavors and public service. MSU Billings is unique in that it is one of a select few higher education institutions that also boasts an embedded two-year community college. The University opened in 1927 and was initially called Eastern Montana State Normal School at Billings and was established to prepare teachers for elementary schools in eastern Montana. MSU Billings has grown, with the city of Billings and Yellowstone County, into the major urban comprehensive higher education center of south central and eastern Montana. The University campus consists of four colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the College of Education and the College of Allied Health Professions. Seven miles west of the University campus sits City College at MSU Billings, which serves the comprehensive two-year mission of the university. The Associate/Assistant professor position is a full time tenure track faculty position for the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Services. The responsibilities of the position include teaching core undergraduate and graduate level course in rehabilitation and human services, including clinical supervision of graduate level counselor trainees, student advising, conducting research and participating in other scholarly activities, and serving on departmental, college and university committees; participation in Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) and Council of...

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley – Open Rank – Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the School of Rehabilitation

Position Title: Open Rank – Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Institution/Organization Name: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Location: Edinburg, TX Posted Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: 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, conduct, and develop educational and research activities of a high quality to meet the institutional requirement for the rank of Associate Professor; (3) evidence of a high degree of teaching proficiency, a record of publication in peer-reviewed journals, and evidence of professional service; (4) the skills to seek and obtain external funds to conduct research projects and support students. Full Professor: Requirements for Full Professor include, beyond those...

St. Cloud State University, Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Addiction Counselor Education, Tenure Track

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Addiction Counselor Education, Tenure Track Institution/Organization Name: St. Cloud State University Location: St. Cloud, MN Posted Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016 Application Due Date: Sunday, March 27, 2016 Position Description: The Rehabilitation and Addiction Counselor Education Program at St. Cloud State University is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor Position in a Masters level Rehabilitation and Addiction Counselor Education Program. This position will begin with the 2016-2017 school year. The Rehabilitation and Addiction Counselor Education Program is housed within the School of Health and Human Services. It is part of the Community Psychology, Counseling and Family Therapy Department. We offer multiple graduate programs within this department to include Rehabilitation and Addiction Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, School Counseling, College Counseling and Student Development, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy and Applied Behavioral Analysis. The Department of Community Psychology, Counseling and Family Therapy offers multiple undergraduate and graduate degrees for students interested in the application of psychological principles and procedures in individual, community, and agency/organizational settings. Students are provided with training in basic helping skills in counseling and behavioral analysis. Responsibilities: Applicants should have a strong background in teaching, research, and/or other scholarly activity as well as clinical supervision of students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition this applicant will serve as an advisor for graduate students in a master’s level program, as well as undergraduates in the Community Psychology and Chemical Dependency. In order to be considered for tenure, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to: 1) teach and/or perform assignment effectively; 2) conduct scholarly achievement or research;...

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Track or Fixed Term Track

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Track or Fixed Term Track Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Location: Chapel Hill, NC Posted Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2016 Application Due Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Position Description Position Summary: Primary responsibilities include teaching and advising master’s level graduate students in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, conducting research, and providing clinical work in the university medical center or surrounding community. We are especially interested in candidates with teaching expertise in the following areas: Job Placement/Vocational Rehabilitation, Practicum and Internship Supervision, Tests & Measurements, Substance Abuse and Addiction, and Introduction to Rehabilitation Counseling. The Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling curriculum includes specializations in developmental and psychiatric disabilities. The Assistant/Associate Professor position requires a focus in rehabilitation counseling practice across a range of disability and multicultural populations, but with specific attention to one of these two areas. Educational Requirements Doctorate (or ABD) in Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Counselor Education and Supervision, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, or a closely related field. Qualifications and Experience Evidence of potential for a strong program of federally funded research and/or evidence of strong clinical skills relevant to working in a university medical center. Successful experience supervising, mentoring, and teaching masters students in a rehabilitation/counseling or psychology program. Experience providing rehabilitation services to people with disabilities. CRC credential or eligibility to sit for the CRC exam (applicant must indicate status in the letter of application). Qualifications Preferred Eligible for or current professional licensure as Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Addictions Specialist. Record of publication and funded research. Experience...

The University of Wisconsin-Stout- Dean, College of Education, Hospitality, Health, and Human Science

Position Title: Dean, College of Education, Hospitality, Health, and Human Science Institution: The University of Wisconsin-Stout Location: Menomonie, WI Posted Date: Monday, January 4, 2016 Application Due Date: Monday, February 8, 2016. Open until filled. Position Description Reporting to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, the Dean is the chief academic and administrative leader for The College of Education, Hospitality, Health, and Human Sciences. The Dean is responsible for fiscal and personnel management, strategic planning, fundraising, and encouraging diversity and equity. The Dean works in partnership with faculty, staff, and the university community to achieve the university’s mission and vision, and to build strong collaborations throughout this career-focused university. The Dean will facilitate a new vision and strategic direction leading the college in a unified plan of action. As a tenured member and leader of faculty, the Dean supports, encourages, and promotes excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and services. The Dean is responsible for program development, faculty/staff recruitment and retention, budget development and management, and for facilitating student success. As a spokesperson for the college, the Dean also provides leadership for fundraising and development efforts and maintains extensive contact with accrediting bodies, regulators, alumni, regional employers and businesses, and the community at-large. The Dean works efficiently and effectively, striving for improvement, innovation and excellence in all aspects of the College, while following university and UW System policies, rules, regulations and guidelines. The Dean also serves as building supervisor of the College’s academic buildings, including classroom and laboratory spaces. QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum / Required Earned terminal degree in one of the disciplines represented by the College Demonstrated leadership...

Penn State Abington – Instructor of Rehabilitation and Human Services (Non-Tenure Track)

Institution: Penn State Abington Location: Abington, PA Posted Date: Monday, October 27, 2015 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description Instructor of Rehabilitation and Human Services (Non-Tenure Track) Beginning: Fall Semester, 2016 Appointment Conditions Applicants 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 counseling persons with disabilities; children and families in rehabilitation settings; multicultural counseling; case management, and client assessment. This Instructor position is a non-tenure track, 36-week appointment. Responsibilities Teach undergraduate courses in the Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS) program. Teaching assignments will include a range of undergraduate courses in Rehabilitation and Human Services including introductory and upper-division courses in one’s field of expertise. Advise undergraduate students in Rehabilitation and Human Services. Participate in program growth initiatives including assisting with admission, marketing, and networking with community partners. Assist with identifying and managing student field placements in the Philadelphia region. Serve on Department, College, and University Committees as appropriate. Required Qualifications Earned doctorate in Counselor Education or a closely related field with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling. Earned certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor or demonstrated eligibility for this certification. Evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising including a willingness to consider teaching in online environments, where appropriate, along with an interest in the use of modern technology. Evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds. The Pennsylvania State University Penn State Abington is a four-year college of Penn State University conveniently located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania....

Mississippi State University – Assistant/Associate Research Professor

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Research Professor Institution: Mississippi State University Location: Starkville, MS Posted Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description The National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Research Professor position. Mississippi State University is a land-grant institution designated as a “very high research activity university” by the Carnegie Foundation. It is located in Starkville, MS and has a student population of more than 20,000. The mission of the NRTC is to enhance employment and independent living outcomes for individuals who are blind or visually impaired through research, training, education, and dissemination. We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic candidate to help us implement six new, recently funded research projects. Responsibilities of this position include using social science research techniques to design, organize, conduct, analyze, and disseminate applied research about people who are blind or visually impaired. Minimum qualifications for an Assistant Research Professor are: • A terminal degree in psychology, sociology, rehabilitation, special education, social work, or a related field • Evidence of research productivity • Excellent writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills • Expertise in data management, quantitative methodology, and statistical analyses • Expertise using a variety of software, including spreadsheets and statistical packages Preferred qualifications are: • At least one year of experience in a research setting • Experience working with secondary datasets • Experience with experimental designs/conducting experiments • Ability to conduct analyses using a variety of statistical techniques • Good publication record • Experience in blindness research or service ABD applications will be considered, but the...

Central Connecticut State University – Assistant Professor

Position Title: Assistant Professor Institution: Central Connecticut State University Location: New Britian, CT Posted Date: Monday, September 21, 2015 Application Due Date: Sunday, November 1, 2015 Position Description Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Counselor Education & Family Therapy. The successful candidate will teach graduate courses in counselor education and contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and scholarship. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. Required Qualifications: • Earned doctorate in counselor education or a related discipline (ABD candidates will be considered; completion is required within one year of appointment.) • Experience in addiction recovery and mental health counseling • Commitment to excellence in teaching • Expertise in counselor training and clinical supervision • Qualified to teach core counseling courses (theory and techniques, group counseling, ethics); • Demonstrate experience or potential for research and scholarship • Commitment to serving culturally diverse communities • License eligible counseling field (i.e. LPC and/or LADC) Preferred Qualifications: • Successful teaching experience in higher education • Demonstrated experience for mentoring and supervising graduate students • Experience in program development and accreditation • Experience in rehabilitation counseling • Eligibility for Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) • Experience in marriage and family counseling • Graduate from a CACREP accredited program The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State University System. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU’s motto is more than a slogan; it articulates the University’s commitment to students: “Start with...