The Department of Counseling and Human Services at East Tennessee State University seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor for a 9 month tenure track position beginning August 2019. Position responsibilities include:

  • Teaching graduate level courses in the Clinical Mental Health and/or School Counseling Concentrations
  • Practicum and internship supervision
  • Advisement and mentoring graduate students in Counseling
  • Program/course development;
  • Establishing positive relationships with local and regional clinical mental health agencies, professional counselors, and/or school systems
  • Research and/or scholarly activities
  • Appropriate service to the department, college, university, community, and/or the profession of Counseling

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of CACREP content areas and the ability to teach courses within their standards
  • Knowledge of CACREP standards and student learning objectives and the ability to conduct appropriate assessments within the program’s course structure
  • Ability to work within the community to establish clinical and/or school contacts, establish and maintain practicum and internship sites, and provide supervision training for community-based supervisors as needed
  • Ability to work with part-time and adjunct faculty to promote faculty development for these colleagues and to ensure quality instruction for Master’s level students
  • Ability to engage in constructive problem-solving and to make sound decisions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with faculty and staff within the college, university, and diverse campus and community constituencies
  • Ability to promote diversity of though and inclusion among students, within the faculty and staff, and in the curriculum

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program and institution (ABD’s will be considered, but degree must be in hand by August 31, 2019), or have a related doctoral degree and have been employed as full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013;
  • Professional identity as a counselor educator
  • Evidence of teaching experience and skill, including the ability to articulate a pragmatic teaching philosophy
  • Experience in working with and supervising clinical mental health counselors or school counselors
  • Qualitative and/or quantitative research skills and a research agenda for the next five years with a demonstrated potential for excellence
  • A commitment to program, college, university, community, and professional service

Preferred Qualifications

  • An ability and interest in teaching concentration courses in either clinical mental health or school counseling or both
  • Experience working with students in instruction/online learning, mentoring, and training or research activities
  • Evidence that the successful candidate can address race, ethnicity, culture, class, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual/affectional orientation, physical ability, and age in syllabi, teaching, supervision, research and professional practice
  • Experience and professional practice in a clinical mental health setting, a public/private school setting, or both

Salary: $53,000 – $63,000 commensurate with experience

Posting Number: F00211P

Special Instructions to Applicants

All applicants must submit a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. You will also be required to provide names and email addresses of at least 3 references.