Assistant Teaching Professor of Counseling

Employer
Wake Forest University
Location
Winston Salem, NC

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job location: Winston Salem, NC


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-19
Req: R0003964

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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 beginning July 1, 2022. We seek highly qualified candidates who have a commitment to excellence in teaching. Specific responsibilities include teaching online and on campus courses to undergraduate students and master’s level counseling students. It also includes advising undergraduate and graduate students, as well as providing service and leadership to the department, university, and counseling profession.

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 https://counseling.graduate.wfu.edu/

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 campus courses
  • Addiction counseling experience and credentials
  • Experience in teaching master’s level courses in addiction counseling
  • Experience with program development and coordination

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 – intellectually, spiritually and physically. 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. With 5,441 undergraduates and 3,348 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 https://admissions.wfu.edu/facts/

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, research statement, graduate transcripts, and list of and contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation from three professional references will be requested of selected candidates later in the review process. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to guarantee full consideration, they should be received by November 15, 2021. Materials should be submitted as one PDF online by visiting https://hr.wfu.edu/careers/. For questions regarding the position and department, please contact Dr. Seth Hayden (haydensc@wfu.edu). For questions about the application and submission process, please contact wakejobs@wfu.edu.

Additional Job Description

Wake Forest University requires proof of full vaccination with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine for all positions posted on or after September 13, 2021. Wake Forest University requires that you provide satisfactory proof of full vaccination status to Human Resources within three days of your hire date. You must also maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status, as classified by the CDC, during your employment at Wake Forest University.

Consistent with federal, state and local law, Wake Forest University will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons unless providing an accommodation would result in an undue hardship to the University.

If you seek an accommodation from the vaccination requirement for disability- or religious-based reasons, you should contact Human Resources.

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.

Organization

Wake Forest University, formed in 1834, has experienced decades of growth and innovation.  WFU is a distinctive university that combines a liberal arts core with graduate and professional schools and innovative research programs.  The University embraces the teacher-scholar ideal, which prizes the personal interaction between students and faculty.  It is a place where exceptional teaching, fundamental research and discovery, and the engagement of faculty and students in the classroom and the laboratory are paramount.

Wake Forest University is a community that seeks the enlightenment and freedom which come through diligent study and learning. Its higher goal, however, is to give life to the University motto "Pro Humanitate," as members translate a passion for knowledge into compassionate service. The community shares a tradition that embraces freedom and integrity and acknowledges the worth of the individual. The heritage, established by the school's founders and nurtured by succeeding generations, promotes a democratic spirit arising from open-mindedness and discourse. Wake Forest fosters compassion and caring for others. Its collective strength and character are derived from the values and distinctive experiences of each individual; therefore, it affirms the richness of human intellect and culture and its contribution to knowledge, faith, reason, and dialogue. Furthermore, it strives toward a society in which good will, respect, and equality prevail. To that end, Wake Forest University rejects hatred and bigotry in any form and promotes justice, honor, and mutual trust.​

The University is comprised of:  the undergraduate college, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Divinity, School of Law, and School of Medicine (located on the Bowman Gray campus with Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center) and today enrolls about 4,846 undergraduates and 2,823 students in graduate programs at its principal location, the Reynolda campus.  Students at Wake Forest University enjoy a great deal of access to and interaction with world-class faculty both in and out of the classroom setting with a student-faculty ratio of 11:1.  Wake Forest employs approximately 2,772 full and part-time faculty and staff.

Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant, intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities, and a strong athletics program competing in the fifteen-team Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).  Since its founding, the university has adopted the motto “pro humanitate,” which is exemplified by a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world. Wake Forest has a strong commitment to holistic, eight-dimensional well-being for students, faculty and staff as evidenced in the Thrive initiative.

Winston-Salem, NC

Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, NC, a beautiful, mid-sized city centrally located in the Piedmont-Triad region of North Carolina.  Winston-Salem is a family-friendly city with high quality schools, numerous outdoor recreational activities and events, and is known for its vibrant and thriving arts scene.

Winston-Salem residents enjoy close proximity to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains (1.5 hours) and Atlantic beaches (4 hours), a moderate climate with four distinct seasons, a very reasonable cost of living, and an eclectic variety of restaurants, wine bars, and breweries for dining with friends and family.  Winston-Salem offers many of the amenities of a large city but with the sense of community and quality of life of a smaller town (www.visitwinstonsalem.com).

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