University of Iowa – Clinical Assistant Professor in Counseling

Position Title: Clinical Assistant Professor in Counseling

Organization: University of Iowa

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Application Due Date: Open Until Filled

Position Description:
The Department of Rehabilitation and Counselor Education at the University of Iowa invites applications for one, academic year clinical faculty position in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling MA Programs. Candidates should have an earned doctorate by August 2018.

The successful candidate for the position would begin August 2018. We seek an individual with interests and experience in the field of rehabilitation and clinical mental health counseling.

This individual should have demonstrated:
a) Skills in effective teaching and clinical supervision
b) Commitment to professional service that advances the research, training, and clinical work intended to improve the lives of people with disabilities including mental illness.

This position requires an earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Counselor Education and Supervision or a related field. Selected candidate must hold the required professional certifications (e.g. Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, CRC, Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, CMHC, or National Certified Counselor, NCC) or be certification-eligible. Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or license eligibility is desired.

The successful candidate will join a clinical supervision and training partnership with Rehabilitation and Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and School Counseling to teach graduate-level courses. The program has strong department, college, university, and clinical community support, and is committed to an environment that values diversity and collegiality. The preferred candidate will have a strong commitment to a scientist-practitioner philosophy, and will be experienced in implementation of CACREP accreditation standards in rehabilitation and clinical mental health counselor education.

Education Requirement

By August 2018, prospective candidates must have one of the following:
• Earned doctorate in Counseling or a closely related field with a master’s degree from a Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) and or Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Professions (CACREP) accredited graduate program
• Earned doctorate in Counseling or Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Counselor Education and Supervision from a Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Professions (CACREP) accredited program
• Earned doctorate in Counseling or a closely related field, plus have had employment as a full-time faculty member in a Counselor Education program for a minimum of one full academic year
Required Qualifications
1. Concentration or specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, or Counselor Education
2. Experience in teaching undergraduate/graduate courses
3. Experience in providing clinical supervision reflective of CACREP standards and practices at the MA level
4. Demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively and with diverse populations
5. Professional identity as a counselor
6. Demonstrated commitment to create positive relationships with community mental health and rehabilitation providers
7. Be a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, CRC, Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, CMHC, National Certified Counselor, NCC, or certification eligible
Desirable Qualifications
1. Experience in the practice of clinical mental health counseling, or rehabilitation counseling
2. Be LMHC, LPC or eligible for counselor licensure
3. Experience teaching in a CACREP and/or CORE accredited graduate program
4. Experience teaching and/or designing online instruction
Responsibilities
Duties will include:
1. Being a core faculty member in the master’s Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program
2. Coordinate field placements of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling MA students
3. Provide clinical supervision of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling MA students with appropriate use of technology when needed
4. Travel to field placements across Eastern Iowa
5. Arranging coverage during non-office hours for emergency contacts, i.e. be available by phone. These are emergency situations requiring immediate response
6. Implement and document CACREP standards relevant to clinical supervision, for instance, records of student field placement which include background checks, contracts with placement sites, hour logs, supervisor logs, student and placement site evaluations, and documentation of student training activities
7. Teaching courses in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling MA program, in areas consistent with the candidate’s interests and department needs
8. Engage in professional, university, collegiate, and or departmental service that advances the research, training, and clinical work intended to improve the lives of people with disabilities including mental illness, for instance supervisor’s training and other community workshops

Salary and Appointment
Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent start-up package, benefits, and professional development support. Academic year appointment beginning August, 2018.

How to Apply:

Please apply online by visiting https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/72517. Please direct inquiries to Dr. John Wadsworth at john-s-wadsworth@uiowa.edu or 319-335-5246.

The University of Iowa is consistently recognized nationally and internationally for its teaching, research and service. US News & World Report ranks the University of Iowa College of Education and its professional graduate programs among the top programs nationwide. For more information concerning the University of Iowa College of Education, visit our website at www.education.uiowa.edu.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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