University of Arkansas, Assistant Professor

Position Title: Assistant Professor

Organization: University of Arkansas

Location: Fayetteville, AR

Posted Dated: Monday, September 23, 2019

Application Due Date:  Friday, November 8, 2019, Open Until Filled

Position Description

Summary of Job Duties
The duties and responsibilities of this tenure-track Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and Supervision position include: teaching graduate courses in the Counselor Education and Supervision program, particularly within the rehabilitation counseling concentration; conducting research that results in refereed publications and professional presentations; pursuing external funding through grant proposal submissions; directing students’ independent research projects, theses, and dissertations; advising graduate students and chairing/serving on doctoral advisory and dissertation committees; participating in public service and professional organizations; and engaging in service activities at the program, department, college, and university levels.

Minimum Qualifications:
Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.

An earned doctorate from a nationally recognized and accredited institution in Counselor Education and Supervision or closely related field conferred by the start of employment Commitment to an active research agenda as evidenced by publications, presentations, and funding activity Commitment to the preparation of counselors and counselor educators, particularly rehabilitation counselors Commitment to inclusion, diversity, and/or social justice Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and collegiality

Preferred Qualifications
Counseling experience in rehabilitation counseling Doctoral-level preparation and/or experience in clinical supervision Eligible for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential Eligibility for Arkansas state licensure as a *Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Experience submitting and/or securing grant funds

Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply. Occasionally Grasping Reaching Standing Frequently Hearing Repetitive motion Sitting Talking Constantly Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.

Types of Background Checks Required National criminal background and registered sex offender check Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

How to Apply

To be considered, please submit a cover letter in which you speak to the duties and responsibilities of the position; a curriculum vita, and the names, titles, addresses, and contact numbers of three references. All application materials must be uploaded to the UofA’s employment system: For questions about this position contact Dr. Kristin Higgins, associate professor of counselor education and supervision at Please do not send application materials by e-mail to the listed recruitment contact. Completed applications received by November 8, 2019 will receive full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.

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