University of WI-Madison – Associate/Full Professor, Full Time, Tenure Track

Position Title: Associate/Full Professor, Full Time, Tenure Track

Organization: University of WI-Madison

Location: Madison, WI

Posted Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Application Due Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Position Description:
The Rehabilitation Psychology/Rehabilitation Counseling/Rehabilitation Counselor Education program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently tied for the No. 1 ranking among all graduate programs in Rehabilitation Counseling in universities nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report. The program is widely regarded as the leading producer of faculty in rehabilitation counseling programs in universities in the U.S. and in a number of other countries. Graduates have also gone on to become some of the most prominent researchers and scholars in the field and leaders within the profession. In addition, program faculty are involved in collaborations on research grants with other institutions that currently total more than $56 million and currently serve as principal and co-principal investigators on more than $7 million in grants and contracts from those and other projects awarded to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be offered the position of Norman L. and Barbara M. Berven Professor (or Associate Professor) of Rehabilitation Psychology, which will provide additional financial support.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the top research universities in the U.S. and worldwide, with many opportunities for collaboration in research and scholarship with top faculty and researchers in many related fields and in a number of research centers across campus. The Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education is a part of the School of Education, which is tied for the ranking of top public School of Education in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report, and is tied for third overall, behind Harvard and Stanford. The Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education has a strong commitment to disability, racial, ethnic, linguistic, gender, and sexual diversity and seeks applications from members of historically underrepresented groups and those who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity.

Principal duties:
* Conduct an active program of nationally recognized research and scholarship.
* Obtain substantial external financial support for research and to support graduate assistants.
* Teach courses in B.S, M.S., and Ph.D. programs in rehabilitation psychology, rehabilitation counseling, and rehabilitation counselor education.
* Advise undergraduate and graduate students and supervise graduate student research.
* Participate in shared governance and committee activities within the university.
* Participate in community and professional service, including positions of leadership at the local, state, and national/international levels.

Earned doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, or Counselor Education OR an earned doctoral degree in a closely related field, if combined with a university position held for at least one year prior to July 1, 2017 in a Rehabilitation Counselor Education program, accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE), or in a Counselor Education program for at least one full year prior to July 1, 2013.

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential required or eligibility for CRC credential and willingness to apply for the CRC.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
* Experience and scholarly credentials suitable for appointment with tenure at the University of
* Evidence of established research and scholarship of national significance.
* Evidence of success in securing funding to support research.
* Evidence of professional identity with rehabilitation counseling through sustained membership in professional associations, professional development and renewal, professional service and advocacy, and areas of focus of research and scholarship.
* Direct service experience in rehabilitation or closely related counseling settings.
* Evidence of strong university-level teaching abilities.
* Evidence of ability to work collaboratively within and outside the university.
* Knowledge and skills related to teaching and counseling culturally diverse and disability diverse populations.

Desired Qualifications:
* Record of success in competing for substantial federal and/or foundation grants and contracts and serving as principal investigator on those grants and contracts.
* Evidence of research and scholarship that has stimulated or substantially influenced rehabilitation theory, research, and/or practice.
* Evidence of national and/or international recognition for research.
* Evidence of exceptional university teaching contributions.

How to Apply:

Please apply online by visiting and searching for PVL 92433. To apply submit the following application materials: (a) letter of application, (b) official transcripts of all graduate study, (c) curriculum vitae, (d) teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching potential, (e) samples of research and scholarly writing. You will be asked to provide the names of three references within the application process. The references will be contacted in order to provide three confidential letters of reference submitted directly by the referee.

Questions about the position may be directed to:
David Rosenthal
1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 262-4776

Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information).

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NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.

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UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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