Posting Numberreq7129
DepartmentDisability Psychoeduc Studies
Department Website Link
Medical Sub-Speciality
LocationMain Campus
AddressTucson, AZ USA
Position HighlightsThe Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies located in the College of Education (COE) at the University of Arizona invites applications in the area of Rehabilitation Counseling and/or Mental Health Counseling. This is for an academic Tenure-Track Assistant Professor. The position begins August 2022.
The Counseling Program consists of a Master’s Degree in Counseling with specializations in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling as well as a Doctoral Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision. All of the programs are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
The MA program is growing and in high demand with approximately 100 students currently enrolled in the MA Degree in Counseling and 10 students in the PhD Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision. The faculty members are fully committed to playing a key role in addressing the needs of school districts and rehabilitation and mental health programs in the surrounding community, as well as impacting the lives of students and persons with rehabilitation and mental health needs on a national and global level. Faculty members engage in applied research that can directly inform practice and address the needs of children and adults, as well as school, rehabilitation and mental health personnel and policy-makers.
The College of Education supports Inclusive Excellence, the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiative designed to create an inclusive and supportive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The appointee is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department, college, and university. The College of Education values its inclusive climate as we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community.
Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2021 until the position is filled.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here
Duties & ResponsibilitiesThis position involves serving as a tenure-track faculty member for the Counseling program housed in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies within the College of Education. Responsibilities include supporting the MA Degree in Counseling and the PhD Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision as well as conducting scholarly research and teaching graduate courses.  Specific duties include:Conduct research in area(s) of expertise, including interdisciplinary collaborations.Secure external funding for research program.Participate in advising and mentoring students, including directing and supervising dissertations.Actively participate in departmental, college and university service activities.Engage in outreach at the local and national professional level.Teach four courses per year.Participate in new curriculum development.Participate in faculty meetings.Serve on university, college, and department committees
Minimum QualificationsPossess an earned doctorate in counseling or a closely related field. A.B.D. close to completion of degree will also be considered.Experience teaching in a rehabilitation or mental health counseling program.Experience as a mental health or rehabilitation counselor.Experience in a program of research, including publications, appropriate for appointment at a research-intensive institution.Demonstrated record of success in securing external funding for a research program.Experience in diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.Demonstrated record in successfully directing and supervising dissertation research.Experience with leadership roles within the field of counseling.Experience with working within an academic environment characterized by cross-disciplinary collaboration.Possess or be eligible for appropriate credentials in mental health and/or rehabilitation counseling.Experience in supporting with accreditation activities.Experience as a clinical supervisor.
Preferred Qualifications
RankAssistant Professor
Tenure InformationTenure-Eligible (TE)
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week40
Job FTE1.0
Work CalendarAcademic
Job CategoryFaculty
Benefits EligibleYes – Full Benefits
Rate of PayDOE
Compensation Typesalary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies1
Target Hire Date8/15/2022
Expected End Date
Contact Information for CandidatesClarissa Siebern, Business Manager
Open Date10/4/2021
Open Until FilledYes
Documents Needed to ApplyCurriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Three Additional Documents
Special Instructions to ApplicantPlease upload the following documents with your application:
1. CV
2. Cover Letter
3. In the first additional document slot: a Diversity statement – Diversity statements should describe how the candidate’s research, teaching, and service promote and contribute to the goals of social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion in counseling and education.
4. In second additional document sot: a Research statement – Research statements should describe the content and topical areas the candidate is interested in researching as well as the research methodologies they plan to use to investigate these topics.
5. In the third additional document slot: Name and contact information of THREE References (phone and email)
Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Apply Now

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.