San Diego State University, Assistant Professor: Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Assistant Professor: Rehabilitation Counseling

Organization: San Diego State University

Location: San Diego, CA

Posted Dated: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Application Due Date: Open Until Filled

Position Description

San Diego State University’s Rehabilitation Counseling Program (RCP) seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member (Assistant Professor rank) with expertise in cultural diversity, underserved rehabilitation populations, group dynamics in counseling, capacity building, and human services program development. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, or a closely-related field. Applicants must possess the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential or demonstrate a plan to obtain the CRC. Applicants should possess strong research interests and abilities as evidenced by an appropriate record of research and publication in top-tier rehabilitation journals. Teaching experience at the graduate level is required, along with demonstrated capacity to secure external funding and coordinate collaborative research, demonstration, and/or service-delivery projects.

Salary and benefits are competitive and are commensurate with experience and academic preparation. Application review will begin September 2019, and the position will remain open until it is filled.

The RCP is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and prepares students to attain certification and to practice under the legal and ethical considerations outlined in the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) Code of Professional Ethics and Scope of Practice. The RCP offers dynamic educational coursework, uses creative and innovative teaching methods, and offers research opportunities and support in acquiring funding. The RCP offers campus-based and distance learning options. Additionally, RCP students can pursue a program concentration leading to the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) license in the state of California, as well as certificate programs in Cognitive Disabilities, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Technology, and Supported Employment and Transition. See our website at for more information.

San Diego State University is one of the largest universities in California. The highly diverse campus community has a student population of over 36,000 and approximately 6,000 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

Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio:

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Mark Tucker 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.

The successful candidate will be 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.

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