Clinical Assistant Professor Rehabilitation and Human Services, Rehabilitation Counseling

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information: Description

The Department of Education, Health & Behavior Studies (Counseling Psychology and Community Services) seeks a 9-month Clinical Assistant Professor in the undergraduate Rehabilitation and Human Services Bachelor’s program.

The University of North Dakota (UND) is a public research university established in 1883. Founded with a strong liberal arts foundation, UND has grown into a prominent scientific research university, classified by the Carnegie Foundation as having high research activity. UND was recently ranked among the top 100 public and top 25 most innovative universities nationally by U.S. News and World Report, and is widely regarded as among the top universities in the American Northern Plains region. Currently, the University enrolls nearly 15,000 students across more than 200 fields of study. UND is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, a vibrant college town of over 50,000 located along the Red River, on the border of North Dakota and Minnesota. Grand Forks boasts high-quality medical facilities, a very low crime rate, many fine restaurants, acclaimed public and private schools, and annual events throughout the year. Ranked as one of the top 5 Best Small College Towns, and America’s Best Hockey Town, Grand Forks offers stellar quality of life without the metropolitan hassles.

Duties & Responsibilities
    Teaching rehabilitation and addictions courses to train students in the management of disability issues in urban and rural communities, including tribal communities in on-line (synchronous & asynchronous) and in-person undergraduate and graduate level courses (3-4 course load per semester). Advising bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral studentsServing on department and college committees as requiredThe candidate must be available to work on campus in-person and online for teachingSummer teaching and service opportunities may also be available with an additional contract
Minimum Requirements
    Doctoral degree in (Ph.D., Rh.D., or Ed.D) in Disability Studies, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Education, Human Services,  or closely related discipline from an accredited institution Successful completion of criminal history records check

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 

Preferred Qualifications
    Successful experience teaching in in-person and on-line (synchronous & asynchronous) environments.Experience in diversity, social justice, and service provision to underrepresented and/or rural populations (UND Strategic Plan’s Goal 5 & Goal 4, Grand Challenge #3).Experience with undergraduate and graduate recruitment and retention (UND Strategic Plan’s Goal 2 & Goal 2)
Minimum Hiring Salary

$62,000 to $70,000 per 9 month contract

Start Date

August 16, 2022

To Apply

For full consideration, applications must be received by December 15, 2021 and include the following materials:

    A cover letter of application highlighting qualifications for the position.A complete curriculum vita.A statement of teaching philosophy (500- 1000 words)A diversity statement (500 - 1000 words)Names and contact information for three references (references will not be contacted without notice).

Position is open until filled.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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