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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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University of Maine at Farmington – Assistant Professor

Job Announcement: University of Maine at Farmington Position Title: Assistant Professor Organization: University of Maine at Farmington Location: Farmington, Maine Application Due Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018, Open Until Filled Position Description: Position Title: Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Services Department: Rehab Services & Special Ed – FSPED Bargaining Unit: AFUM Statement of Job: Peacefully nestled in the spectacular lakes & mountains region of western Maine, UMF is Maine’s public liberal arts college, offering quality programs in teacher education, human services and arts and sciences. The campus is in historic downtown Farmington, just a short walk away from coffee shops, funky stores, restaurants, banks, bookstores, a multi-screen movie theater and a whole lot more. Our perfect location combines the active outdoor lifestyle with the arts & smarts of a small college town. The University of Maine Farmington is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Services within the Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services. The institution encourages candidates who would qualify as an advanced assistant professor. The Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services 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 courses in Rehabilitation Services education. Experience in substance abuse is beneficial. Supervision of students in field placements is also required. Teaching load, including supervision, is 12 credits per semester or the equivalent. Interest in research and scholarly contributions involving students is highly desired. Other responsibilities include advisement of students and campus and community service. In addition to working closely...

Penn State Berks – Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services Organization: Penn State Berks Location: Reading, PA Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: Penn State Berks, a college within the Pennsylvania State University located in Reading, PA, is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS) beginning in August 2018. For information about Penn State Berks, please visit our website at www.bk.psu.edu. Responsibilities include teaching courses in the Rehabilitation and Human Services undergraduate major, conducting a program of research, and service to the college and community. Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Counselor Education or a closely related field and a promising record of teaching, research, and clinical experience/supervision. Ph.D. must be completed before August 1, 2018. Possible areas of instruction include client assessment, counseling, group work, case management, community mental health, and children and families in RHS. Supervising internships will also be required. Familiarity with online/hybrid delivery of course content is desirable. Schedule may include evening classes. CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with details on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. How to Apply: The review process will begin...

Virginia Commonwealth University – Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow Organization: Virginia Commonwealth University Location: Richmond, VA Application Due Date: January 2018, Open until filled Position Description: Virginia Commonwealth University Rehabilitation of Neurological Disorders Notice of Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Openings Training Program Objectives: To provide comprehensive training in areas relating to neurological disorders and rehabilitation: Research specialization may focus on areas including neuropsychology, rehabilitation psychology, marriage and family therapy, neuroimaging, return to work, substance abuse, and functional outcomes Training individually tailored to meet fellows’ needs Designed to produce highly qualified clinical researchers To provide fellows with relevant experience by involving them in ongoing clinical research programs staffed by accomplished medical school faculty To help fellows master the skills necessary to develop and write scientific publications and successful grant applications To encourage and support fellows’ productivity as indicated by presentations at conferences and publication of manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals To help fellows successfully find employment after completing the program Training Setting: The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health System has a vast and well integrated network of clinical and research programs to help persons with traumatic brain injury and other neurological disorders. The health system is a major component of Virginia Commonwealth University, the state’s largest university comprising 13 schools with more than 31,000 students. VCU’s health system’s extensive resource network includes one of the nation’s largest teaching hospitals, an accredited inpatient rehabilitation program, a broad array of outpatient rehabilitation programs, a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, and a NIDILRR (National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research). Traumatic Brain Injury Model System of Care. We are also home to three international rehabilitation journals (NeuroRehabilitation, Brain...

Ohio University – Assistant Professor of Counselor Education (Tenure-Track)

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Counselor Education (Tenure-Track) Organization: Ohio University Location: Athens, Ohio Posted Date: Monday, January 29, 2018 Application Due Date: Sunday, March 18, 2018, Open Until Filled Position Description: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, COUNSELOR EDUCATION PROGRAM DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING AND HIGHER EDUCATION OHIO UNIVERSITY, ATHENS, OHIO Ohio University & The Patton College of Education Established in 1804, Ohio University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the historic Northwest Territory and the State of Ohio. As a comprehensive, national research university, it offers distinctive, high-quality education. Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the natural beauty of Athens provides a picturesque backdrop for a quintessential college town that boasts a vibrant community of 21,000. Ohio University is categorized as a Carnegie RU/H: Research University The Patton College of Education serves approximately 900 graduate students and 1800 undergraduate students in five departments (Counseling and Higher Education, Educational Studies, Teacher Education, Human and Consumer Sciences, and Recreation and Sport Pedagogy) and eleven research/clinical centers. The successful candidate will join the Department of Counseling and Higher Education. As the first public teacher preparation program in Ohio, The Patton College has a proud history spanning 120 years with an influence both locally and globally. Today, the College employs more than 75 outstanding faculty with expertise and experience that extends across the globe. By forging trademark partnerships that address the social, economic, and educational issues affecting individuals ability to learn, The Patton College continues to have a profound impact on the state of education in our region and the nation. For additional information about The Patton College of Education, visit...

University of WI-Madison – Associate/Full Professor, Full Time, Tenure Track

Position Title: Associate/Full Professor, Full Time, Tenure Track Organization: University of WI-Madison Location: Madison, WI Posted Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 Application Due Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018 Position Description: The Rehabilitation Psychology/Rehabilitation Counseling/Rehabilitation Counselor Education program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently tied for the No. 1 ranking among all graduate programs in Rehabilitation Counseling in universities nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report. The program is widely regarded as the leading producer of faculty in rehabilitation counseling programs in universities in the U.S. and in a number of other countries. Graduates have also gone on to become some of the most prominent researchers and scholars in the field and leaders within the profession. In addition, program faculty are involved in collaborations on research grants with other institutions that currently total more than $56 million and currently serve as principal and co-principal investigators on more than $7 million in grants and contracts from those and other projects awarded to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be offered the position of Norman L. and Barbara M. Berven Professor (or Associate Professor) of Rehabilitation Psychology, which will provide additional financial support. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the top research universities in the U.S. and worldwide, with many opportunities for collaboration in research and scholarship with top faculty and researchers in many related fields and in a number of research centers across campus. The Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education is a part of the School of Education, which is tied for the ranking of top public School of Education...

University of North Texas – Department Chair/Div Head for the Department of Rehabilitation & Health Services

Position Title: Department Chair/Div Head for the Department of Rehabilitation & Health Services Organization: University of North Texas Location: Denton Posted Date: Thursday, December 26, 2017 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description The University of North Texas invites candidates to apply for the Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services. The chair will provide leadership within a department that offers a PhD in Health Services Research, MS degrees in Rehabilitation Counseling and Health Services Administration, a BS in Rehabilitation Studies, and a minor in Addiction Studies. In addition to administrative duties, the chair will support interdisciplinary research and mentor tenure track faculty. Minimum Qualifications A doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Health Services, or related area. Ability to be tenured as a Full Professor in the Department. A successful history of research and a strong background in administration. Preferred Qualifications Preference will be given to candidates who strong a history of external funding. Experience with program accreditation is also a plus. The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit – and takes actions to prevent – discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a...

University of Wisconsin-Stout – Lecturer

Position Title: Lecturer Organization: University of Wisconsin-Stout Location: Menomonie, WI Posted Date: Friday, December 1, 2017 Application Due Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Position Description: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT LECTURER A lecturer position is available in the Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling. This appointment is a renewable, nine-month, full-time position at the Instructional Academic Staff level beginning August 20, 2018. Summer contracts are offered when available. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum / Required • Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or a closely related area (graduate course work in rehabilitation and counseling must be evident) • Eligibility for Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) certification • Two years paid work experience serving a wide range of persons with disabilities in public or community settings, not including practicum and/or internship experiences Highly Desired • Candidates who possess a doctorate or doctoral candidacy • Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level • A record of professional productivity RESPONSIBILITIES The lecturer primarily will teach undergraduate courses that support the Rehabilitation and Counseling Department programs. All instructional staff are encouraged to use a variety of instructional technology and delivery methods, and participate in the university’s online learning environment, which includes the Learn@Stout learning management system. The position is expected to contribute expertise to student learning in a variety of areas including one or more of the following: criminal justice, psychosocial aspects of disabilities, job placement, community resources, and introduction of rehabilitation. Applicants should be comfortable with infusing diversity and inclusivity issues into the curriculum. A full-time teaching load for a lecturer is 15 credits per semester and may include supervision of practicum/internship experiences. The specific teaching assignment...

Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State – Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)

Position Title: Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) Organization: Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State Location: New York, NY Posted Date: Friday, November 17, 2017 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State Metropolitan Division is one of New York City’s largest and most wide spread Community Living Organizations with programs dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities. Currently we have a Rehabilitation Counselor in our Article 16 Clinic to work part time to assist individuals with disabilities to maximize their vocational/employment potential and independence. Is responsible in assisting people with disabilities to become and remain productive and/or self-sufficient in obtaining and maintaining employment. Conducts counseling for the purpose of job skill development. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from an accredited school; Certified Rehab Counselor Certification (CRC); Knowledge of an EMR and basic computer skills; Excellent communication skills. How to Apply Attach a resume, cover letter and salary requirements for consideration. EOE Organization Website:...

President and CEO CACREP- Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs

An Invitation to Apply For the Position of President and CEO CACREP- Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs Location – Alexandria, Virginia The Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) welcomes applications and nominations for President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). CACREP is well-regarded as the gold standard for accreditation in the counseling and counselor education profession. Dr. Carol Bobby, CACREP’s long-standing President and CEO, retired in June 2017. The next CEO will have an opportunity to build on the organization’s solid foundation and develop a sustainable, expansive future for CACREP within a dynamic environment of national and international licensure and regulatory requirements. CACREP promotes excellence in professional preparation through the accreditation of graduate degree programs in counseling offered by colleges and universities in the United States and other countries. As an accrediting body for over 860 master’s and doctoral degree counseling programs at over 390 institutions, CACREP is committed to the development of standards and procedures that reflect the needs of a dynamic, diverse, and complex society. Learn more about CACREP at: www.cacrep.org Reporting to the Board of Directors, the next CEO will be an inspirational, far-sighted leader who will shape and implement a strategic vision for an organization poised for continued expansion, and who will position it for success within a climate of significant change and growth within the field. The successful CEO will advocate and motivate support for the mission, engage in policy and regulatory issues related to accreditation and licensure, support staff development, nurture partnerships with other counseling and accrediting organizations, and work effectively and collaboratively with the Board...

Southern University and A & M College – Project Manager

Position Title: Project Manager Institution: Southern University and A & M College Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana Posted Date: Monday, November 6, 2017 Application Due Date: Friday, December 15, 2017 Position Description TYPE: Full Time LOCATION: Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Negotiable NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1 Seeking project manager for the Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Targeted Communities: Educate, Empower, and Employ (Project E3), a $2.5 million per year, multi-site, multi-partner national project providing intensive, on-site technical assistance (TA) to State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies and local partners to help individuals with disabilities in economically disadvantaged communities overcome systemic barriers to VR participation and employment outcomes. This project has been awarded through September 2020. Project E3 is planning to hire a self-motivated, results-oriented, creative and detailed oriented individual with project management and evaluation experience working with 10 or more team members with varying levels of educational attainment (i.e. graduate student to tenured faculty). Preference will be given to the candidate with 5 or more years of experience working in either higher education or other related research settings. The successful candidate will (1) work directly with project partners to ensure on-time completion of project deliverables, (2) ensure that deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget, and (3) facilitate the production of replicable steps, activities and processes. JOB DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision of the project director (PD), responsible for managing, monitoring, and supporting the accomplishment of TCTAC project objectives in collaboration with six partner organizations, including institutions of higher education. Assisted by a team of researchers, the incumbent will coordinate and support the timely and cost-effective provision, development, and implementation of the...