Visiting Assistant Professor, Counseling

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Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-05
Req: R0003252
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Job Description Summary

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Department of Counseling is seeking applications for a one-year, visiting assistant professor position in counseling for the 2021-2022 academic year. We seek highly qualified candidates who have a commitment to excellence in teaching. The department has a graduate program that offers a CACREP accredited M.A. in counseling, as well as an M.A. in human services. The counseling program is online and on ground. The department also offers an undergraduate minor in health and human services. The position will involve teaching, advising, and some departmental service.

Job Description:

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 ground courses.

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

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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 5,100 undergraduates and 3,000 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 quick facts about the University, go to

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, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to guarantee full consideration they should be received by April 9, 2021. Applicants should apply on-line by visiting

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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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Job No:
Posted: 4/6/2021
Application Due: 6/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time