Assistant Professor in Counselor Education

Columbia, SC
Oct 04, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number FAC00096PO17 Classification Title Assistant Professor Internal Title Assistant Professor in Counselor Education Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Education Department Educational Studies Advertised Salary Range Salary is competitive commensurate with experience. Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Hours per year 1462.5 (39 Weeks) Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Richland 40 Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

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Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Counselor Education Program in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a 9-month full-time Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Counselor Education with preferred expertise in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The anticipated start date for the successful applicant is August 2018.

The successful applicant will: (1) pursue a line of research leading to publication and external funding; (2) provide leadership in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree track; (3) teach core and specialty courses in the entry-level programs and doctoral program in Counselor Education and Supervision; (4) serve on doctoral committees and advise entry-level students; (5) serve on program, department, college, and university committees.

Required Education and Experience

Candidates should have: (1) an earned doctorate in Counselor Education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited doctoral program (current counselor educators with other doctoral training and at least one year of experience working in a Counselor Education program prior to 2013 will be considered); (2) a track record of R1 level scholarship and potential for obtaining external funding; (3) experience teaching and supervising in counselor education; (4) licensed or license-eligible as a Licensed Professional Counselor in South Carolina; and (5) experience and commitment to diversity training and working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2018 Job Open Date 10/03/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

The College of Education application process is conducted through electronic communication. Required documents to attach to this posting are: (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) a sample publication or example of scholarly writing (upload as one PDF document under), (4) unofficial transcripts for all earned degrees (upload as one PDF document under “other supporting documents tab”).

Also for all finalist, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation and official transcripts for all earned degrees to be sent via e-mail to Queenie Bell at ( or mailed directly to: ATTN: Queenie Bell, Administrative Coordinator, University of South Carolina, College of Education, 820 S. Main Street, Columbia, SC 29208.

Review of complete files will begin October 27, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries should be addressed to D. Ryan Carlson, Search Committee Chair,

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Other Supporting Documents
    4. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications
    5. List of References and Contact Information
    Optional Documents


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