Assistant Teaching Professor, Counseling

Job description

Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-12
Req: R0002738
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Job Description Summary

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY'S Department of Counseling invites applications for one full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position beginning July 1, 2021. We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, supervising, and mentoring students at all levels and from various backgrounds. Specific responsibilities include teaching online and on-campus courses to undergraduate students and to graduate students in the master's level counseling program, advising and supervising students at both levels, and providing service and leadership to the department, university, and counseling profession.

Job Description:

The Department of Counseling at Wake Forest University offers a CACREP-accredited Master of Arts in Counseling degree with both School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling tracks, as well as an undergraduate minor in Health and Human Services. Degree programs are offered to students both online and on campus. For additional information about the department, please visit

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP accredited program
  • Licensed or license-eligible to practice professional counseling in North Carolina
  • Evidence of effectiveness in teaching and clinical supervision
  • Experience working with and teaching diverse students

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in teaching and developing online and on campus courses
  • School counseling experience and credentials
  • Experience in teaching master’s level courses in school counseling
  • Experience with program development and coordination

Additional Job Description

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations, and believes in providing a diverse learning community to develop the whole person. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 30 national universities and ranked 11th in teaching among national universities. With 5300 undergrads and 3200 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For more information about the University, please visit

Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina – part of the beautiful Piedmont Triad metropolitan region which has a population of more than 1.5 million and is listed among the top 35 best places to live in North America by Cities Ranked and Rated. Known as the state’s “City of the Arts,” Winston-Salem offers a vast array of arts experiences ranging from music venues to galleries to theatre and film festivals. The city is also ranked among the top 50 US cities for affordability on national surveys.

A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (with special attention to how the candidate will provide or foster a diverse and inclusive learning environment), graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to guarantee full consideration they should be received by November 20, 2020. Applicants should apply online by submitting all materials as one pdf to Letters of recommendations should be submitted separately to Mrs. Kisha Garris at If access to the internet is an issue, a hard copy of all materials can be sent to Dr. Erin Binkley, Wake Forest University, Department of Counseling, P.O. Box 7406, Winston-Salem, NC 27109.

Time Type Requirement

Full time

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.




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Posted: 10/13/2020
Application Due: 1/11/2021
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