Clinical Assistant Professor

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Position Number002058Working TitleClinical Assistant ProfessorClassification Title9-Mo Non-Tenure Track FacultyCollegeCollege of Education (Col)DepartmentPosition DesignationFacultyEmployment TypePermanent - Full-timeMonths per year9Primary Purpose of Department

Our Mission
The mission of the Department of Counseling at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is to prepare highly effective and ethical 21st century counseling professionals who have a positive impact on diverse individuals and are social justice advocates in a variety of community settings. This mission is accomplished through working collaboratively with schools, communities, and university colleagues at the local, national, and international level.

Our Vision
The vision for our program is to prepare counselors who are informed; sensitive to the diversity and uniqueness of individuals, families and communities; and valuing and promoting the dignity, potential, and well-being of all people.

Our Program Goals:
The faculty has established the following goals in support of our mission and vision:
To develop and maintain a curriculum based on current knowledge concerning the counseling and human development needs of a global community,

To challenge and support student and faculty growth in human understanding, dignity, and positive interactions on all levels,

To promote social justice, especially for groups that have been historically disenfranchised,

To develop collaborative partnerships that foster our mission,

To provide excellent instruction, research, and community service, and

To achieve excellence by maintaining CACREP accreditation at both the Master’s and Doctoral levels.

Our Commitment to Diversity:
The faculty is committed to integrating teaching, scholarship, research, clinical practice, and service, while promoting a climate of social justice, systemic change and advocacy. This commitment extends to training students to be multiculturally-conscious practitioners and educators who actively engage in critical self-reflection, scholarship, and practice in an effort to effectively transform communities, institutions, and systems.

Vacancy Open toAll CandidatesDescription of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Teach, advise, supervise, and mentor students in the MA and PhD counseling programs
Actively contribute to the continuous development and assessment of the overall master’s program
Assist with clinical field placements of students
Assist in maintaining clinical placement files and records
Assist with site supervisor workshops
Integrate technology into teaching
Provide service/outreach/engagement, and leadership in the department, college, university, and community

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

An earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited university
Experience in clinical mental health counseling
Demonstrated promise of excellent teaching
Ability to contribute to the core programs (addictions, clinical mental health, or school counseling) and/or play therapy
Commitment to expand department service/outreach/engagement relationships
Eligibility for licensure in North Carolina as a Licensed Professional Counselor and/or Licensed School Counselor
Potential to develop online and other distance learning options for graduate education
Involvement in professional counseling related organizations
Openness to social justice, multicultural counseling, and interest in working with diverse populations

Necessary Licenses/Certifications

Eligibility for licensure in North Carolina as a Licensed Professional Counselor and/or Licensed School Counselor

Special Notes to Applicants

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a 9-month non-tenure track clinical assistant professor position in the Department of Counseling.

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:
(1) A cover letter describing how your professional qualifications relate to the position
(2) A current curriculum vita
(3) How you could contribute to enhancing students’ understanding of diversity and social justice
(4) Unofficial copies of transcripts from master’s and doctoral degree programs
(5) Names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references
(6) Supporting materials relevant to your service and teaching such as teaching reviews or other service related documentation

Review of applications will begin September 1, 2020. For additional information, contact search committee chair Dr. Taryne Mingo at 704.687.8269 or [email protected]

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date06/19/2020Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesDate Review of Applications will Begin09/01/2020Proposed Hire Date01/04/2021If time-limited, please indicate appointment end dateContact InformationPosting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * Where did you learn about this posting?

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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Diversity Statement
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. Contact Information for References
  6. Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
Optional Documents
  1. Research Interest Statement
  2. Other Document
  3. Military Service Record (DD-214)
  4. Abridged Portfolio
  5. Writing Sample
  6. Teaching Philosophy
  7. Online Portfolio
  8. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  9. Other Document 2
  10. Other Document - URL
  11. Other Document 3
  12. Sample Syllabi




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Posted: 7/31/2020
Application Due: 9/29/2020
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