University of Iowa – Open Rank Professor in Counselor Education Program

Position Title: Open Rank Professor in Counselor Education Program

Institution: University of Iowa

Location: Iowa City, IA

Posted Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016

Application Due Date: Open until filled

Position Description:

The Department of Rehabilitation and Counselor Education at the University of Iowa invites applications for one open rank, academic year tenure-track faculty position in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program, and the Counselor Education and Supervision doctoral program in the Rehabilitation Counselor Education specialty. Candidates must have an earned doctorate by August 2017 when the position begins.

We seek an individual with interests and experience in the field of rehabilitation counseling, psychiatric rehabilitation, mental health counseling, and/or rehabilitation/counselor education.

This individual should have demonstrated:

  1. Ability to publish empirically based research in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education,
  2. Skills in effective teaching and clinical supervision,
  3. Commitment to professional service that advances the research, training, and clinical work intended to improve the lives of people with disabilities, including mental illness, and
  4. Commitment to the counseling profession as demonstrated by, for example, conference presentations, lectures, and professional memberships.

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

The successful candidate will join a research and training partnership with Counselor Education and Supervision, School Counseling, and Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling to teach graduate-level courses. The program, following the College of Education trends, 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 mental health counselor education.

Education Requirement

By August 2017, 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 Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP accredited program, or
  • Earned doctorate in Counseling, plus have had employment as a full-time faculty member in a Rehabilitation/Mental Health Counselor Education program for a minimum of one full academic year before August of 2013.

Required Qualifications

  1. Concentration or specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and/or Counselor Education.
  2. Evidence of potential for scholarly productivity, including publications in recognized counseling, rehabilitation, mental health counseling, or related journals.
  3. Experience in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses and supervising students in practica/internships.
  4. Potential for attracting external funds.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively with diverse populations.
  6. Professional identity as a counselor.
  7. Be a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), and/or Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC), or certification eligible.
  8. Commitment to developing and teaching online courses.

Desirable Qualifications

  1. Experience teaching in a CACREP and/or CORE accredited graduate program.
  2. Experience in the practice of rehabilitation counseling, psychiatric rehabilitation, or clinical mental health counseling.
  3. Be LMHC, LPC, or eligible for counselor licensure.
  4. Experience in obtaining and administering competitive grants.
  5. Experience teaching and/or designing online instruction.
  6. Experience with applied clinical research.

Responsibilities

Duties will include:

  1. Serving as a core faculty member in the master’s Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program, and the Counselor Education and Supervision doctoral program in its Rehabilitation Counselor Education specialty,
  2. Teaching courses in the Counselor Education and Supervision, and Rehabilitation Counselor Education specialty doctoral program, and Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling master’s program, in areas consistent with the candidate’s interests and department needs,
  3. Developing a program of research and publication in an area of specialization,
  4. Seeking external funds for research and service,
  5. Teaching, advising, and supervising practica/internships of students in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, Counselor Education and the Rehabilitation Counselor Education specialty at the master’s and doctoral levels,
  6. Advising doctoral and master’s program students in the Counselor Education and Supervision and Rehabilitation Counselor Education specialty, and Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling programs at the master’s and doctoral levels, and
  7. Supervising doctoral student dissertations.

Salary

Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent start-up package, benefits, and research support.

Appointment

Academic year, tenure-track appointment beginning August 2017.

Applications

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references. To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty and choose requisition number 70150. Address inquiries and nominations to Dr. Noel Estrada-Hernández at noel-estradahernandez@uiowa.edu or call (319) 335-6426.

Screening

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About the College

The College of Education is composed of more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including licensure, endorsement, and certificate programs, many of which are regularly ranked among the best in the nation. Students study with our world-renowned faculty who are the leaders, scholars, and innovators in their fields. Our College is comprised of four departments: Educational Policy and Leadership Studies (academic home of the HESA program), Psychological and Quantitative Foundations, Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, and Teaching and Learning. The College’s Strategic Plan centers our faculty, staff, and students around four priorities: student success, building knowledge and practice, innovating new frontiers, and creating better futures for Iowans.

About the University and Surrounding Community

The University of Iowa (UI) is world-renowned for its commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. UI has been a member of the Big Ten conference since 1899 and the Association of American Universities since 1909. UI ranks #33 among the nation’s 629 public universities (U. S. News & World Report). More than 33,000 students earn bachelor’s, graduate, and professional degrees from UI’s 12 colleges.

UI is located in Iowa City, a UNESCO City of Literature that is widely recognized as one of the country’s most livable communities. With 70,000 residents, Iowa City is an attractive haven for scholars, scientists, artists, writers, and professionals of all kinds. Highlights of living in Iowa City include outstanding affordable health care, excellent libraries and schools, historic neighborhoods, and a lively downtown. Chicago, St. Louis, and Minneapolis/St. Paul are a short car or bus trip away, and nearby Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) connects travelers to the world. The relationship between Iowa City and the UI is very cooperative and supportive.

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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual. Full domestic partner benefits are available.

How to Apply:

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references.

To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty and choose requisition number 70150.  Address inquiries and nominations to Dr. Noel Estrada-Hernández at noel-estradahernandez@uiowa.edu or call (319) 335-6426.

Institution Website: https://education.uiowa.edu/rce