Kent State University
Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo – ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING
Lifespan Development & Educational Sciences
[Job #998488 and 998384]
Kent Campus – Kent, OH
The School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences at Kent State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in its CACREP-accredited Counselor Education and Supervision doctoral program and master’s degree programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. The Kent State University CES faculty have a long history of supporting and maintaining a strong Counselor Professional Identity. The mission of our program is to prepare research-informed, ethically sound, and culturally responsive professional counselors and counselor educators in a diverse and ever-changing society. The faculty is looking forward to hiring a faculty member who can contribute to our growing student needs, teaching expertise, and research excellence. This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in the Fall semester of 2024.
This position will focus specifically on supporting the Clinical Mental Health program. Specific responsibilities include:
Scholarship/Research: pursue and establish a scholarly research agenda; publish work in peer-reviewed counseling journals and other professional outlets; seek internal/external funding through grant applications; present scholarly work at regional, national, and international conferences and demonstrate knowledge of quantitative research skills.
Teaching: teach master’s and doctoral level courses; demonstrate ability to teach both in-person and online (synchronous and asynchronous); effectively teach courses using the university’s learning management system; advise master’s and doctoral students; support and supervise student research; serve on doctoral committees; contribute to program assessment for continuous improvement.
Service: attend and engage in program, school, college and university meetings and activities; participate and demonstrate potential for leadership in professional counseling organizations, serve on various committees within and outside of the university; engage with community stakeholders and site supervisors.
This position requires: (a) an earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited program by August 2023; (b) identification with the American Counseling Association and/or its divisions; (c) interest in providing leadership to the counseling profession through program and organizational service and (d) pursuit of counselor licensure in Ohio within one year of hire (LPC, LPCC, or LPCC-S). Candidates should possess or be developing a strong program of theory-driven research relevant to clinical mental health counseling. Research specializations in quantitative methodologies are preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who have a strong record of, or potential for, publishing and receiving external funding.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023. To apply, please complete an online application at http://jobs.kent.edu (Position #). Application materials should include: (1) a cover letter expressing interest in the position and a statement of research and teaching interests, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) examples of publications, and (4) a statement of diversity and inclusion. References should be included in the cover letter and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted, if requested by the committee. Questions related to the job or the application should be directed to the search chair, Dr. Steve Rainey at firstname.lastname@example.org
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