Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor; Counselor Education (Clinical Mental Health Counseling)

Job description

The University of North Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Counselor Education to teach Master’s level core counseling courses in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling Programs. Appointment begin date is Fall of 2021. Possible courses include practicum, social and cultural foundations, contemporary practices in clinical mental health counseling, diagnosis and treatment planning, crisis intervention, family counseling, and addictions counseling. Courses are offered weekdays during the late afternoon and evening, primarily in a traditional format, and summer teaching is typically available.

Additional responsibilities include: Supervise, advise, mentor, and recruit students; participate in the enhancement of university and community relationships; assist with curriculum development and accreditation planning; engage in scholarly activities; and serve on departmental, college, and university committees.  Applicants are expected to have a commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students, the potential for excellence in instruction, evidence of potential for achievement in scholarly activities, a record of participation in professional organizations, and a commitment to addressing the counseling needs of diverse populations.

Minimum qualifications include: An earned doctorate in Counselor Education is required, preferably from a CACREP-accredited institution; Experience in the area of clinical mental health counseling required; current licensure in, or the eligibility to be licensed as, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Alabama is preferred; National Certified Counselor designation preferred; Professional identity as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor required; College/university teaching experience preferred; and experience in curriculum development, accreditation, and/or program planning is preferred.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5626. Applications will only be accepted through this system.  Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, and a list of at least three professional references.  Transcripts are also required but may be provided at a later date.  Please read the special instructions to applicants section of the posting at the link above for details.  For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256.765.4291 and select option #2.  Selecting an option other than #2 will result in a delayed response.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.




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Posted: 9/14/2020
Application Due: 11/13/2020
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.