Position Title: Assistant Professor – Rehabilitation and Counseling
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Stout
Location: Menomonie, WI
Posted Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Application Due Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2017, Open Until Filled
ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 21, 2017
A tenure-track, full-time, 9-month academic year faculty position is available starting August 21, 2017 in the Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling. The appointment will be at the assistant professor level. The Department supports face-to-face, blended and distance learning environments. Summer teaching is expected when contracts are available.
Minimum / Required
- Doctorate in Rehabilitation, Counselor Education or closely related area
- Education from a CORE or CACREP accredited program
- Must have or be eligible for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential
- Two (2) years paid work experience serving a wide range of persons with disabilities, not including practicum and/or internship experiences
Consideration will be given to candidates who are ABD, although doctorate and CRC credential must be completed within one year of the contract start date.
- Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level
- Potential for professional and scholarly productivity
The Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling is characterized by committed student-centered professionals who value teaching in a collaborative and participatory work environment. The successful applicant is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including supervision of practicum and internships. Possible areas of teaching may include job placement, psychosocial aspects of disability, and counselor skill development.
A full-time teaching load for a faculty member is 12 credits per semester. Faculty members use a variety of instructional technology including blended and distance learning applications. The teaching assignment will depend on department needs and individual expertise. Faculty members are expected to participate in faculty governance, curriculum development, recruitment, student advisement, scholarly research, program-level assessment of student learning, and professional service activities.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system–it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.
UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.
All students are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.
Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm.
Facts and data about the university: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
Benefit Details: http://www.uwsa.edu/ohrwd/benefits/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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How to Apply:
Go to: http://jobs.uwstout.edu/
Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.wisc.edu/images/group61/21900/TAMFAQ_CandidateGateway.pdf
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Required application materials:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
- Curriculum Vita
- Names and contact information for a minimum of four (4) professional references
- Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire
To ensure consideration, submit a complete application online by 11:59 p.m. on February 14, 2017; screening of applications will begin February 15, 2017. Applications may be reviewed until position is filled.
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Debra Homa
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
TA Coordinator: Julie Harmon
Institution Website: http://www.uwstout.edu