Southern University – Assistant/Associate Professor Positions in Rehabilitation Counseling, Tenure Track

Assistant/Associate Professor Positions in Rehabilitation Counseling, Tenure Track

Southern University is in Baton Rouge, the Capital City of Louisiana with a population of more than 500,000. Baton Rouge serves as a cultural, political, educational, and industrial center for South Louisiana.

The Baton Rouge campus is located on Scott’s Bluff overlooking the Mississippi River in the northern section of the city. The campus boasts a warm, student-friendly environment supported by faculty and staff committed to assisting students on their paths to success.

The Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies offers an undergraduate degree program in Rehabilitation Services and a graduate degree program in Rehabilitation Counseling (on campus and online). The graduate program accredited by CACREP offers a 48-hour curriculum with specialization in Assistive Technology (AT) and/or Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment (VEWA); and a 60-hour curriculum with specialization in Psychiatric Rehabilitation (PR). Currently, the department has three Long Term Training and one VR Technical Assistant Center for Targeted Communities (VRTAC-TC) Projects from the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA); and two Field Initiated Research Projects from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

Position: Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor

Deadline: November 30, 2017 or until filled

Job Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses on campus and online, supervise field experience and intern students, supervise student research, advise students, write grant proposals, secure external funding, and engage in scholarly research and publications.

Qualifications Required:

Ph.D. in Rehabilitation, CRC, experience in teaching on campus and online courses, experience in providing vocational rehabilitation services to consumers with disabilities, and proficiency in conducting research in rehabilitation. For the position of Associate Professor, applicants must have been an Associate Professor (tenured or tenure track) in one of his/her previous positions.

Qualifications Preferred:   

LPC, expertise in substance abuse, mental health counseling, psychiatric rehabilitation, assistive technology, or vocational evaluation and work adjustment.

Submit a letter of application, vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and copies of publications to:

Dr. Madan M. Kundu, Chair and Professor

Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

College of Nursing and Allied Health

Southern University, 231 Blanks Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70813

Phone: 225-771-2325

Fax : 225-771-2293

Email: Kundusubr@aol.com  or madan_kundu@subr.edu