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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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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...

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Assistant or Associate Professor In Children’s Physical Activity

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor In Children’s Physical Activity Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Location: Urbana, IL Posted Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 Application Due Date: Sunday, January 1, 2017 Position Description The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (illinois.edu) and the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health (kch.illinois.edu), housed in the College of Applied Health Sciences (ahs.illinois.edu), is searching for a scholar at the assistant or associate professor level to fill a tenure-line position focusing on Children’s Physical Activity. We are seeking an individual with interests in pedagogical, epidemiological, and/or public health applications among children/youth. We are especially interested in a visionary scholar who can collaborate on interdisciplinary projects focused on effective pedagogy, implications of childhood obesity, children’s nutrition, exercise adoption/adherence; and someone with specific specialization in developing strategies to promote and teach physical activity in this population, along with developing effective interventions. Qualifications Successful candidates must have an earned doctorate in kinesiology or a related area. A record of academic scholarship and teaching that meets qualifications for the rank of assistant or associate professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is required. Candidates must possess a commitment to interdisciplinary research and be willing to collaborate with faculty from a variety of disciplines. Desired qualifications include: expertise in children’s physical activity, teaching experience in higher education, and the potential to secure external funding. Salary Compensation is competitive and will be commensurate with the applicant’s record. Applications To apply, create a candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and select the position for which you are applying; then upload all required documents, including a curriculum vita, cover letter, and list...

Western Washington University – Dean of Woodring College of Education

Position Title: Dean of Woodring College of Education Institution: Western Washington University Location: Bellingham, WA Posted Date: Monday, October 31, 2016 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description About the Position: Western Washington University (Western) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the Woodring College of Education. Western seeks a Dean who fosters innovation, scholarship, collegiality, inclusiveness, and diversity. The Dean is the chief visionary of the College as well as its academic and administrative leader, providing strategic direction in an environment that is founded in faculty governance and leadership. Outreach and advocacy are critical parts of this role. As a key member of the university’s central executive leadership team, the Dean works with other executive leaders and the faculty in a collaborative collective bargaining environment to implement the university’s mission. The Dean is an active and visible leader within both the university and greater community. In conjunction with the department chairs and directors, as well as the various College committees and councils, the Dean creates and implements short and long-term strategic goals consistent with the Woodring College of Education’s mission and vision. The Dean reports to the Provost and works closely with the Deans of Western’s six other colleges and the graduate school. It is anticipated that the Dean will assume office on August 1, 2017. About the College: As its mission, Woodring College of Education facilitates life-long learning through exemplary teaching to prepare quality education, health, and human services professionals for democratic citizenship and meaningful careers. Woodring College of Education is committed to collaboration with communities and schools to create and sustain exemplary...

University of Wisconsin-Stout – Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation and Criminal Justice

Position Title: Assistant Professor – Rehabilitation and Criminal Justice Institution: University of Wisconsin-Stout Location: Menomonie, WI Posted Date: Monday, October 24, 2016 Application Due Date: 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’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Rehabilitation program. We are looking for a person anchored in the Human Service/Rehabilitation philosophy. The appointment will be at the assistant professor level. There is a strong possibility of also assuming program director responsibilities (if appointed by the Dean). The Department supports face-to-face, blended and distance learning environments. Summer teaching is expected when contracts are available. QUALIFICATIONS • Minimum / Required o Doctorate in Rehabilitation, Counselor Education or closely related area. Consideration will be given to candidates who are ABD, although doctorate must be completed within one year of the contract start date. • Preferred o Education from a CORE or CACREP accredited program o Two (2) years paid work experience in criminal justice with a rehabilitation emphasis (working with persons dealing with complex issues such as mental health, employment, criminal history, substance abuse, etc.) o Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level o 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 rehabilitation in criminal justice, rehabilitation of public...

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Open Rank, Tenure-Track Position in Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Open Rank, Tenure-Track position in Rehabilitation Counseling Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Location: Champaign, IL Posted Date: Monday, October 31, 2016 Application Due Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Position Description The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (http://illinois.edu/) and the College of Applied Health Sciences (http://ahs.illinois.edu) invites applicants for a full-time open rank tenure-track position in Rehabilitation Counseling (http://gradrehab.illinois.edu) housed within the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health (http://kch.illinois.edu). Emphasis will be placed on scholars who have a commitment to developing, or have a developed programmatic line of research related to increasing the overall participation of individuals with disabilities including well-being, health, and employment. In addition to research, the suc cessful candidate is also expected to teach in class and online at both the undergraduate and graduate level and contribute to all levels of service. Qualifications Successful candidates must have an earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling or a related field. Evidence demonstrating potential capacity to acquire research funding, effectively teach, and contribute to the growth and development of the Rehabilitation Counseling Program in the department, college, and university is expected. We are seeking a candidate who can complement and extend our current program strengths in health and work, and contribute to the growth and development of the Rehabilitation Counseling program area nationally and internationally. The committee strongly encourages applications and nominations of women and persons of underrepresented groups. Our Community: Founded in 1867 as part of President Lincoln’s Morrill Act, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is a leading public Research 1 institution with a long history of successful interdisciplinary endeavors. In its 2016 rankings, UIUC...