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Job ID: 196108

Asst Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Oct. 4, 2022
Title Asst Professor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Rehabilitation and Health Serv-135350
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
    Health Services Management

Department Summary

The College of Health and Public Service (HPS) at the University of North Texas, distinguished as one of the few Tier One research universities designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), prepares graduates to address diverse and complex social issues such as aging, disability, disaster management and recovery, criminal justice, health disparities, and public safety, and find solutions to challenges in public administration, public health, and urban design. We have seven academic departments with undergraduate and graduate programs, the Center for Public Management, the UNT Speech and Hearing Center, UNT Workplace Inclusion & Sustainable Employment (WISE) and a number of professional development and clinical training programs to facilitate careers to address a global society. 
HPS students are trained to lead nonprofits, become educators, researchers and professionals who strengthen the diverse communities we serve with thoughtful, inclusive and equitable practices as audiologists, behavior analysts, city managers, emergency managers, health care administrators, public safety administrators, public health specialists, rehabilitation counselors, speech language pathologists, social workers, urban planners and more.
Our department is comprised of community-engaged academics providing an education that reaches beyond the classroom. Faculty with expertise in applied gerontology, health services, rehabilitation counseling, substance use, and behavioral health concerns prepare students for a career making a positive change in the lives of others. Alumni of our programs become researchers, educators, administrators, and clinicians.
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, and/or Yoruba.

Position Summary

The Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services in the College of Health and Public Service seeks an outstanding and energetic full-time assistant professor with expertise in the field of rehabilitation counseling or related counseling specialties to begin in Fall 2023. This is a 9-month, tenure track position. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate level courses in rehabilitation studies such as rehabilitation assessment, counseling, employment and career development, and addiction and disability studies, as well as graduate level courses. The candidate selected for this position will be expected to engage in research, preferably in the employment sector, provide high-quality and innovative instruction in both traditional and non-traditional formats; serve as appropriate on department, college, and university committees, as well as participate in professional organizations. The applicant must demonstrate a commitment to working in an inclusive environment with students from diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates should have earned a doctoral degree in rehabilitation counselor education or counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program. Candidates who have related doctoral degrees and have been employed as full-time faculty members in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013 will also be considered. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by Aug. 31, 2023;
  • A well-established research agenda complemented with the ability to engage in independent research and grant development activities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to accessibility and excellence in teaching, and service that supports equity and inclusion for all in the academic community;
  • Evidence of experience with instructional technology (instructional software, learning management systems such as Canvas) and ability to teach in traditional and non-traditional formats and settings (on-campus, off-campus, evenings, online);
  • Experience supervising, mentoring, and teaching students in undergraduate and graduate rehabilitation education programs;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty across disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, or eligibility to become certified or licensed.

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