Assistant Professor of Counselor Education (Tenure-Track)
January 31, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Mental Health/Social Services
Position Description: Assistant Professor of Counselor Education (Tenure-Track)
Department of Counseling and Higher Education
The Department of Counseling and Higher Education at Ohio University (OHIO) invites applications for a nine-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Counselor Education for Academic Year 2018-2019. The positon will begin in August 2018.
At the master’s degree level, the OHIO Counselor Education Program offers CACREP-accredited specializations in Clinical Mental Health, Clinical Mental Health/Clinical Rehabilitation, and School Counseling. The OHIO Counselor Education program offers a doctoral program in Counselor Education and Supervision. The ideal candidate has the background and knowledge to contribute to the 8 CACREP core content areas, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling specialization, and doctoral Counselor Education & Supervision program. Responsibilities include:
Teaching, Scholarship, and Service are required elements of this position.
Teaching in graduate courses in clinical rehabilitation counseling, the 8 core CACREP content areas, and in doctoral courses;
Advising and mentoring master’s and doctoral students;
Supervising practicum and internship students;
Maintaining an active scholarly agenda through publishing in refereed journals and other venues as well as presenting at professional conferences;
Pursuing external funding as appropriate
Participating in program, department, college, and university committees;
Providing service to the community and/or to professional counseling organizations.
We are interested in collegial candidates who possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and meet the qualifications listed below:
An earned doctorate in Counseling or Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP- accredited program or an earned doctorate in a CORE-accredited doctoral program with employment as a full-time faculty member in a counselor preparation program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 2013;
NOTE: Faculty in currently accredited Rehabilitation Counseling programs will be eligible under CACREP’s grand-parenting provision for to be considered core faculty in CACREP accredited programs if they 1) hold a doctoral degree from a counselor education program or a closely related profession, 2) are employed full-time within the program, 3) can demonstrate relevant preparation and experience in rehabilitation counseling, and 4) engage in activities relevant to the counseling profession, including holding appropriate memberships and certifications pertinent to rehabilitation counseling. In addition, graduates of doctoral level rehabilitation counselor education programs who graduate prior to January 1, 2018 will be eligible to serve as core faculty in CACREP accredited programs for life (Source: http://www.cacrep.org/for-programs/cacrepcore-affiliation-faqs/);
A concentration in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling or Rehabilitation Counseling, and Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the master’s or doctoral level;
Evidence of successful rehabilitation counseling work experience;
Evidence of successful college teaching experience;
Evidence of scholarly productivity (e.g. published articles, book chapters, books, and/or professional conference presentations);
Professional identity with the counseling profession through membership in professional organizations pertinent to counseling and rehabilitation counseling (e.g., ACA, ARCA, NCRE, NRA, and/or divisions);
Licensed or license eligible as a professional counselor (LPC) in Ohio; must obtain within one year;
National certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC);
Evidence of ability to teach and work with persons from diverse backgrounds.
Licensed or license eligible as a professional clinical counselor (LPCC) in Ohio;
Evidence of successful college teaching experience at the graduate level;
Evidence of experience with electronic distance education/online teaching;
Evidence of ability to guide doctoral students through comprehensive examinations and the dissertation process.
Internal Number: 25240
About Ohio University
Ohio University & The Patton College of Education
Established in 1804, Ohio University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the historic Northwest Territory and the State of Ohio. As a comprehensive, national research university, it offers distinctive, high-quality education. Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the natural beauty of Athens provides a picturesque backdrop for a quintessential college town that boasts a vibrant community of 21,000. Ohio University is categorized as a Carnegie RU/H: Research University (www.ohio.edu).
The Patton College of Education serves over 890 graduate students and approximately 1800 undergraduates in five departments (Counseling and Higher Education, Educational Studies, Teacher Education, Human and Consumer Science Education, and Recreation and Sports Pedagogy) and eleven research/clinical centers The successful candidate will join the Department of Counseling and Higher Education. The College has a proud history spanning 120 years with an influence that is felt both locally and globally. We were the first public teacher preparation program in Ohio. Today, the College employs more than 75 outstanding fac...ulty with expertise and experience that extends across the globe. By forging trademark partnerships that address the social, economic, and educational issues affecting individuals ability to learn, the College of Education continues to have a profound impact on the state of education in our region and the nation.
Ohio University prides itself on being an agent of transformation by contributing to undergraduate and graduate education, the generation of knowledge through research and creative activity, and through contributions to the culture and economy of the Appalachian region. For additional information about The Patton College of Education, visit our website at https://www.ohio.edu/education/