Adler University is seeking qualified candidates to fill a full time, open rank, core faculty position for its Ph.D. Program in Counselor Education and Supervision, starting in January 2018 or sooner

Adler University is founded on an important idea: Our health resides in our community life and connections. This is what drives our groundbreaking curricula and commitment to social responsibility, from our campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver and through Adler Online. We work with those courageous enough to want to change the world. Our doctoral and master’s programs-many of them nationally recognized in fast-growing fields-prepare students to lead social change in the fields of psychology and mental health counseling, criminal justice and public safety, business, public policy, and advocacy.


Candidates are required to have a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision, preferably from a CACREP accredited program, experience in teaching, supervision of practicum/internship students, clinical practice; and eligibility for Illinois counselor licensure. Preference will be given to those possessing expertise in research design and methodologies, along with knowledge of advanced clinical approaches and procedures. In addition, candidates should be able to demonstrate competence in research and scholarship activities.

This position requires the teaching of evening and weekend classes, including blended courses. Candidates are also expected to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to collaborate effectively with students, faculty, and professional staff and associates.


Duties include teaching at the doctoral and master’s level, advising and mentoring doctoral students, participation in institutional and departmental committees, dissertation committees, admissions decisions, along with support of department and institutional initiatives. Candidates must be willing to align with the University’s mission and values which is training socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities, and advancing social justice.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions have been filled.

Applicants should attach the following:

  • a curriculum vita
  • a minimum of three professional references with contact information
  • a statement of teaching philosophy
  • a cover letter of application addressing qualifications

Prior to an offer of employment, official transcripts will be required. Three letters of recommendation will be required to be submitted in the event of being invited for an on campus interview. Salary is competitive commensurate with experience and qualifications. A range of full benefits are available.

Questions can be addressed to Dr. Fred Hanna at fhanna@adler.edu or by phone (312-662-4309)

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