Assistant Professor of Counseling ( 2 positions )
Code: 15868 Posted: 09/12/2019
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Counseling ( 2 positions ).
Responsibilities include teaching clinical mental health counseling and psychology courses. Both positions will teach 24 credits per 9-month academic year each. Both positions will teach classes in the graduate program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and (possibly) the undergraduate Psychology program as assigned by the Psychology Department Chair. Opportunities to teach additional courses in the summer and winterim semesters may be available in both programs for additional compensation depending upon the needs of the Psychology Department. Both positions are expected to collaborate on program development and the CACREP-accreditation application process for the graduate program. Both positions are expected to provide clinical supervision for students in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Each position is expected to establish and maintain an active research program in the field of clinical mental health counseling. In addition, each position will be expected to contribute service to UW-Parkside, the College of Natural and Health Sciences, the Psychology Department, the profession and the community including advising students in the graduate program in clinical mental health counseling and mentoring undergraduate students. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching (including serving as a teaching assistant) addictions counseling, couples and family counseling, multicultural counseling, and research methods and program evaluation, and working with students and staff from culturally diverse backgrounds. Perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Job Functions
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Teaching courses in the graduate program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and (possibly) undergraduate Psychology courses.
30% Scholarly Research
- Service to Psychology Department, College of Natural and Health Sciences, UW-Parkside, profession and community including advising students in the graduate program and mentoring undergraduate students.
Essential Knowledge And Abilities
- Knowledge and ability to teach core courses in clinical mental health counseling at the graduate level.
- Knowledge and ability to teach counseling and clinical psychology courses at the undergraduate level.
- Knowledge and ability to conduct research and scholarly activities within a chosen specialty of clinical mental health counseling.
- Knowledge and ability to conduct clinical supervision of students in graduate clinical mental health counseling program.
- The position is not responsible for money or university funds of accounts which hold financial information.
- Ergonomic requirements: sufficient mobility and dexterity to move around office, campus and community. Ability to work with keyboard, mouse and monitor. Ability to attend meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences.
- Equipment to be used on the job: laptop or desktop computer, printer, copier, projector, telephone including voice mail and FAX.
Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications
- Ph.D. or equivalent in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program, or related area if employed as core faculty member in a CACREP-accredited counselor education program for at least one academic year before July 1, 2013. ABD will also be considered; however, contract renewal will be contingent on completing degree within one-year of hire.
- Demonstrated Excellence in teaching (including serving as a teaching assistant).
- Demonstrated excellence in research in clinical mental health counseling. Specialization is open.
- Experience providing clinical supervision.
- License or license eligible as Professional Counselor in the state of Wisconsin 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/
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.
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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
- Names and contact information for three professional references
Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Monday October 14th, 2019 are ensured 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.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.