College of Applied Health Sciences: Rehabilitation Counseling, Assistant Teaching Professor, Ki...

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Assistant Teaching Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling
College of Applied Health Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking applications for a 9-month, non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position in Rehabilitation Counseling. The initial 9-month appointment is renewable as a three-year appointment, contingent upon satisfactory performance. All candidates should demonstrate a promising record of teaching, clinical supervision skills, and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with clinical sites and community organizations. The start date for this position will be August, 16th, 2019.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include: undergraduate and graduate teaching in courses on models and theories of disability, counseling techniques, evaluation/assessment, and other topics related to rehabilitation counseling; undergraduate and graduate advisement; supervision of practicum and internship; and provision of service and outreach.

Required Qualifications:
• Doctoral degree in rehabilitation counseling or related field, awarded by August, 2019
• Eligibility for licensure in Illinois as a Licensed Professional Counselor
• Eligibility for certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and a National Certified Counselor
• Commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate coursework
• Ability to contribute to the continuous development and assessment of the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling program

Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching and/or clinical experience, ability to integrate technology in teaching (including potential online course development), involvement in counseling-related professional organizations, and commitment to the development of a record of research scholarship.

The Rehabilitation Counseling Program: The mission of the University of Illinois Rehabilitation Program is to prepare students to perform a vital role as counselors possessing specialized knowledge and skills for both mental health and rehabilitation service delivery. This includes the ability to serve persons with a diverse array of mental health or disability-related problems impacting the individual and the family, in a variety of clinical settings and with respect for the influences of multicultural factors such as culture, ethnicity, race, religion, gender, and sexual orientation. Students also receive specialized training in the vocational, educational, and personal adjustment of persons with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. The program offers a state of the art curriculum producing graduates with the advanced human service skills and abilities to provide top rehabilitation counseling services.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing date: Update wording in closing date part of advertisement to read: To ensure full consideration, all materials should be submitted by 11:59 pm CST on February 4, 2019. Applications will continue to be reviewed until finalists are identified.

Application process: Please create your candidate profile at and upload the following documents:
1) cover letter indicating your teaching experience and philosophy (may include research agenda)
2) curriculum vitae
3) transcripts of master’s and doctoral education (official preferred)
4) names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references

Note: All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For additional information regarding the position please contact the Search Committee Chair, Stephen Notaro at [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

College Name or Administrative Unit:Applied Health Sciences Category:1-Faculty Title:College of Applied Health Sciences: Rehabilitation Counseling, Assistant Teaching Professor, Kinesiology and Community Health (104924) Open Date:10/30/2018 Organization Name:Kinesiology and Community Health




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Posted: 1/28/2019
Application Due: 10/28/2019
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