Assistant Professor, Counseling

DATE Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:25:00 EDT  
TITLE/RANK Assistant Professor, Counseling  
DEPARTMENT Counseling & Educational Leadership  

Tenure-track position in Counseling in a vibrant CACREP-Accredited program serving diverse communities.  Appointment includes teaching a range of graduate courses for prospective counselors and counselor educators with an emphasis on master’s-level practitioner preparation in a program with four concentrations: School Counseling (CACREP Accredited); Community Counseling (CACREP Accredited); Student Affairs in Higher Education (CACREP Accredited); and Addictions Counseling.  Applicant may also teach in the thriving doctoral program in Counselor Education, which emphasizes advanced training in Teaching/Pedagogy, Research, Leadership, and Counseling Practice.  Faculty members are expected to be active scholars; advise students; contribute to accreditation processes; participate in department, college, and university committees; and meet qualifications to teach in a CACREP program.  The department and the College of Education and Human Services are committed to student and faculty diversity and value the educational benefits that derive from such diversity.  We are seeking candidates who demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in and with socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities; have a commitment to education for social justice, democratic and inclusive practice, and critical thinking; and are interested in addressing issues of inclusive education in research, teaching, teacher education, and curriculum development.


Required: Earned doctorate in Counselor Education or related field; if doctorate not in Counselor Education, experience as a full-time faculty member in a Counselor Education program; a well-defined research agenda, evidence of scholarly activities, and success in or potential for publications.  Demonstrated aptitude for or evidence of excellence in teaching.  

Preferred: Experience and/or licensure/certification as a practicing counselor.  Expertise in school counseling and/or addictions.  Experience using digital technologies to enhance teaching and learning, including teaching online.

SALARY RANGE Salary is dependent upon qualifications.  
STARTING DATE Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:25:00 EDT  
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Send to the email address below an application letter, resume, and three letters of reference to:

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Montclair State University



Note: Please send the application letter and resume in one pdf file if possible.

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