Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice (NTE - Career Track)

Tucson, AZ
Apr 27, 2021
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Disability Psychoeduc Studies

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Medical Sub-Speciality:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies located in the College of Education (COE) at the University of Arizona invites applications in the area of Rehabilitation Counseling. This is for a Career-Track (non-tenure eligible) Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice academic position that is designed to coordinate and teach courses as part of an intergovernmental service agreement (ISA) with the Arizona Rehabilitation Services Administration (AZRSA).. The position begins August 2021.The Counseling Program consists of a Master’s Degree in Counseling with specializations in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling as well as a Doctoral Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision. All of the programs are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).The MA program is growing and in high demand with approximately 100 students currently enrolled in the MA Degree in Counseling and 10 students in the PhD Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision. The faculty members are fully committed to playing a key role in addressing the needs of school districts and rehabilitation and mental health programs in the surrounding community, as well as impacting the lives of students and persons with rehabilitation and mental health needs on a national and global level. Faculty members engage in applied research that can directly inform practice and address the needs of children and adults, as well as school, rehabilitation and mental health personnel and policy-makers.
This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure.
Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on May 3, 2021 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

This position involves serving as the Principal Investigatoron an intergovernmental service agreement (ISA) with the Arizona RehabilitationServices Administration (AZRSA). Responsibilities include overseeing alladministrative activities associated with the ISA; teaching courses; andinterfacing with university, community, and state personnel, including theAZRSA Administrator. Additional responsibilities include assisting in budgetdevelopment and management, assignment of tuition and stipends, recruiting andadvising AZRSA students, and completing necessary student and ISA-relatedpaperwork.

  • Adviseand mentor students
  • Provideclinical supervision
  • Teachfive courses per year
  • Participatein new curriculum development
  • Coordinatecontinuing education workshops
  • Participatein faculty meetings
  • Serve onuniversity, college, and department committees
  • Collaborateon research and grant proposals.
  • Ongoing research agenda, including presentations and publications.
  • Commitment to working within an academic environment characterized by cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experienceas a vocational rehabilitation counselor.
  • Demonstratedexperience in commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
  • Experiencewith leadership roles within the field of counseling.
  • Experienceas a clinical supervisor.
  • Earned doctorate in counseling or a closely related field.
  • Possess or be eligible to become a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)

Preferred Qualifications:

Rank :

To be Determined

Tenure Information:

Career-Track (CT)



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Clarissa Siebern, Business Manager
[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Applicants must submit the following four documents.
1.Cover Letter
2.Current Curriculum Vitae
3.In the Additional Document slot: Diversity statement – Diversity statements should describe how candidates’ research, teaching, and service promote and contribute to our shared goals of social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion in education.
4.In the additional Document slot: Name and contact information of THREE References (phone and email)

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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