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:

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 for more information.

San Diego State University is the largest university in San Diego and the third largest in California. The highly diverse campus community has a student population of over 36,000 and approximately 5,849 faculty and staff. SDSU is currently designated as a Doctoral University: Higher Research Activity by the Carnegie Foundation. Established in 1897, SDSU offers bachelor degrees in 84 areas, Masters in 76 and doctorates in 21. See for more information. SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

How to Apply:

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status. Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio at (

For questions, please contact Dr. Charles Degeneffe at Applications require a curriculum vitae, a statement of interest, a writing sample (i.e., peer reviewed article or book chapter), and contact information for three persons who will submit letters of recommendations on the applicant’s behalf (via Interfolio).

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