University of North Texas – Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Organization: University of North Texas

Location: Denton, TX

Posted Date: Friday, January 18, 2019

Application Due Date: Open Until Filled

Position Description:

The Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services in the College of Health and Public Service at the University of North Texas seeks an outstanding and energetic full-time Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling for a nine-month tenure track position. Teaching responsibilities include both undergraduate courses in Rehabilitation Studies and graduate level courses in the Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling. The candidate selected for this position will be expected to maintain continued scholarship and funded research activity, engage in high-quality, innovative, online teaching as well as traditional face-to-face instruction; serve as appropriate on department, college, and university committees; and actively participate in professional organizations.

The Department of Rehabilitation & Health Services is an interdisciplinary department which houses a Ph.D. in Health Services Research, two Master’s degrees (Rehabilitation Counseling and Health Services Administration), two Bachelor’s degrees (Public Health and Rehabilitation Studies), minors in Addiction Studies and Rehabilitation Studies and several certificates. In addition to participating in interdisciplinary research initiatives; having a record of seeking and/or securing external funding to support research activities and facilitating community-focused programming; we are looking for an innovative, student-centered instructor, who is invested in supporting and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

The College of Health and Public Service has a mission to strengthen communities through education, scholarship and engagement. With seven academic departments and several centers, institutes and professional programs, HPS is transforming the quality of life and becoming the “go-to” resource for community issues in Texas.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Doctorate (or ABD) in Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Counselor Education and Supervision, Rehabilitation  Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, or a closely related field which meets Council for  Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) requirements for core faculty (or which  meets the grandfather provisions for existing rehabilitation counseling faculty or recent graduates) Ph.D. must be completed before August 1, 2019.
• Evidence of potential to secure grants from federal, state or foundation funding sources.
• Successful experience supervising, mentoring, and teaching undergraduate and master’s students in a rehabilitation/counseling or psychology program.
• CRC credential or eligibility to sit for the CRC exam (applicant must indicate status in the letter of application).
• Eligible for or current professional licensure as Licensed Professional Counselor.
• Ability to work collaboratively with faculty across disciplines.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Two – five years of experience providing rehabilitation services to people with disabilities, psychiatric disabilities  and/or substance use disorders.  Experience with instructional technology (online, instructional software, Canvas LMS) and the ability to teach in traditional and non-traditional formats and settings (off-campus, weekends, on-line) are preferred.

How to Apply:

Please submit the materials below to:

Cover letter
Curriculum Vita
Narrative Describing Scholarly Research
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

If you have any questions, contact:
Denise Catalano, PhD
Search Committee Chair
Rehabilitation Counseling Faculty Search

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