Overview

This is a 9-month tenure-track faculty appointment in Rehabilitation Services and Counseling at Northern Illinois University. The chosen candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the graduate and undergraduate program, engaging in scholarly activities (e.g., research publications, presentations, grants), positively contributing in committee service within the university (i.e., program, department, college/university levels) and profession, and providing student advisement and mentoring. The rehabilitation counseling program faculty members are committed to undergraduate and graduate student success as well as overall program success. We are seeking faculty who can contribute to the success of the program and commit to achieving ambitious long and short term goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses in the Rehabilitation Counseling master’s program and Rehabilitation Services undergraduate program.
  • Engage in scholarly activity (e.g., research publications, presentations, grants).
  • Positively contribute in committee service within the university (i.e., program, department, college university levels) and profession.
  • Provide student advisement and mentoring.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate from an accredited institute in Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Education, or closely related discipline by the time of appointment.
  • Master’s degree from a Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) accredited graduate program.
  • Evidence of, or potential for, active and productive program of research.
  • Evidence of, or potential for, university teaching excellence in rehabilitation counseling and related courses.
  • Evidence of or potential to supervise clinical fieldwork and provide student advisement/mentoring.
  • Earned Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential by the time of appointment.
  • Eligibility for license as a professional counselor (LPC) in Illinois.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively with diverse populations.
  • Evidence of or potential to build a career at NIU.
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work-related experience providing rehabilitation services to people with disabilities beyond practicum and/or internship.
  • Experience teaching graduate and/or undergraduate rehabilitation services/counseling courses.
  • Teach courses in the Rehabilitation Counseling master’s program and Rehabilitation Services undergraduate program.
  • Engage in scholarly activity (e.g., research publications, presentations, grants).
  • Positively contribute in committee service within the university (i.e., program, department, college university levels) and profession.
  • Provide student advisement and mentoring.

Applications:

All applicants must apply online to be considered:

https://employment.niu.edu/postings/27845