Assistant Professor of Counseling
Position Is Open Until Filled


Code: 19177 Posted: 12/19/2022

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals. The university is the proud recipient of the 2022 AASCU Excellence & Innovation Award for Student Success and College Completion from The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), a testament to years of strategic efforts.

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Position Title: Assistant Professor of Counseling (Psychology, Professional Counseling, and Neuroscience)

Employment Type: Full time, Faculty, Salaried

Reports To: The Assistant Professor of Counseling will report to the Chair of the Psychology, Professional Counseling, and Neuroscience department.

Pay Range: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Psychology, Professional Counseling, and Neuroscience in the College of Natural and Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time (9-month), tenure-track assistant professor position in the graduate program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling to begin August 2023. Responsibilities include teaching courses in the CMHC program with a teaching load of 24 credits annually which results in teaching 6 courses each academic year. Opportunities to teach additional courses in the summer and winterim semesters may be available in both the CMHC and undergraduate psychology programs for additional compensation depending upon the needs of the Department. Preference will be given to candidates with a) bilingual Spanish skills in counseling and supervision, and/or b) experience (teaching, research, or clinical) to teach addictions counseling courses (although these are not required). The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in counseling or counselor education, demonstrated commitment to the ACA multicultural competencies, and utilize an anti-racism and anti-oppression framework of practice. This position will collaborate on the CACREP-accreditation application process, provide clinical supervision to students in the CMHC program, and establish and maintain an active research program in the field of clinical mental health counseling. This position will contribute service to UW-Parkside, the College of Natural and Health Sciences, the Department, the profession, and the community. To include advising students in the CMHC program and other duties as assigned.


Essential Job Functions

60% Teaching:

  • Teaching courses in the graduate program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

20% Scholarly Research:

  • Publications, presentations, and or grant activity in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

20% Service:

  • Service to Program and Department, College of Natural and Health Sciences, UW-Parkside, profession and community including advising students in the graduate program.
Qualifications
  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Counseling, Counselor Education or related field. ABD will also be considered; however, degree must be completed by August 2023 contractual start date.
  • Experience teaching and providing clinical supervision to clinical mental health counseling students.
  • Research and scholarly activity in clinical mental health counseling (specialization is open).
  • Experience working with students and staff from culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Licensed as a Professional Counselor, training license will be considered with a requirement to be independently licensed within 2 years of hire.
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: 

https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References
  • Transcripts
  • Teaching Evaluations

Review of Applications

Applications received by 2/1/2023 will be given full consideration. Position is open until filled. 

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Contact

Amanda Joncas
(262)595-2910
joncas@uwp.edu

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