Kent State University
Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo – ASSISTANT PROFESSOR -SCHOOL COUNSELING
Lifespan Development & Educational Sciences
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 on support to the School Counseling program. Our next faculty member will be versed in the application of skills to assist pre-K – 12 students in Academic, Career, and Social/Emotional Development. Specific responsibilities include:
Scholarship/Research: pursue and establish a scholarly research agenda related to school counseling; publish work in peer-reviewed journals and other professional outlets; seek internal/external funding through grant applications; and present scholarly work at regional, national, and international counseling conferences.
Teaching: teach master’s and doctoral level courses; teach both in-person and online (synchronous and asynchronous); effectively teach courses using the university’s learning management system; advise 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; serve on various committees in and outside of the college; engage with community stakeholders and site supervisors; participate and demonstrate potential for leadership in professional counseling organizations.
This position requires: (a) an earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited program by August 2023; (b) identification with ASCA and the American Counseling Association and/or it’s divisions (c) interest in providing leadership to the counseling profession and (d) pursuit of school counselor licensure in Ohio within one year of hire. Candidates should possess or be developing a strong program of theory-driven research relevant to school counseling or pre-K – 12 age clients: 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 November 1, 2023. To apply, please complete an online application at http://jobs.kent.edu. Application materials should include: (1) a cover letter expressing interest in the position and a statement of research and teaching interests, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) examples publications, and (4) a statement of diversity and inclusion. References should be listed on 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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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