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Counseling: Assistant Professor

Position Deleted on 12/03/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Charlotte, NC
Faculty - Education - Counselor Education
Full Time
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a 9-month tenure track position in the Department of Counseling. The department has 11 full-time faculty members and offers a CACREP accredited MA and PhD program in Counseling characterized by a multicultural focus. Successful candidates for this position must have an earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited university. However ABD candidates will be considered if they provide evidence of completion date by August of 2013. All candidates must demonstrate a willingness to help counseling students-in-training develop culturally responsive clinical skills that demonstrate awareness of the diversity of race, gender, age, religion, ethnicity, mental/physical ability, nationality, and sexual orientation relevant to professional counseling.

  • Teach, advise and mentor students in the MA and PhD counseling program, particularly students with a school counseling focus
  • Actively contribute to the continuous development and assessment of the overall school counseling program
  • Engage in research and other scholarly activities in counselor education, with an emphasis on issues involving school counseling preferred
  • Seek externally funded research grants
  • Provide service, outreach, and leadership in the Department, College, and University
  • An earned doctorate in Counseling from an CACREP-accredited university
  • Experience as a school counselor in K-12 schools preferred
  • Teaching experience at the college level
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the CACREP core program and to a specialty area, preferably school counseling
  • Eligibility for licensure in North Carolina preferably as a professional school counselor
  • Demonstrated promise of excellent teaching and sustainable research, scholarship, and service
  • Knowledge of the ASCA model preferred
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Interest in contributing to the Multicultural Play Therapy Center housed in the Department of Counseling
  • Involvement in professional organizations
The College and the Department strive to develop a deep understanding of and respect for diversity among students and colleagues. Therefore, we encourage applications from professionals who can help us achieve this goal. A multicultural focus is expected in all areas of instruction.

To Apply: Apply at and please realize that only electronic submissions will be accepted. Applicants should submit electronically: (1) a cover letter describing how your professional qualifications relate to the position and how you could contribute to enhancing students' understanding of diversity, (2) current curriculum vita, (3) unofficial copies of transcripts from master's and doctoral degree programs, (4) names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. Other supporting materials relevant to your scholarship and teaching, including sample publications and teaching reviews may also be submitted. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012. For additional information or informal inquiries, contact Dr. Phyllis B. Post, Professor and Chair, Faculty Search Committee at 704.687.8961 or
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