The Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program, within the Division of Community Health Services, is looking for an experienced educator to fill a non-tenure-stream faculty position. We are looking for a faculty member who has experience and training in rehabilitation and mental health counseling. The Program is looking for an individual to support its clinical teaching program in coursework including Foundations of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, Evidence-Based Practice in Counseling, Crisis Counseling, Career Counseling, and Multicultural Issues in Counseling. The incumbent is also expected to supervise clinical field placements (practicum and internship) and advise and mentor students in the Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program. Teaching excellence is required. In addition, the faculty member must demonstrate potential to be an excellent mentor for students.
The appointment is expected to be at the rank of assistant professor outside of the tenure-stream. Salary will be commensurate with experience .
Successful applicants must have an earned doctorate in rehabilitation or mental health counseling, or a closely related field, from a CACREP accredited doctoral program. Preference will be given to individuals who hold a license to practice professional counseling or psychology in Pennsylvania and who are NCC/CRC Certified/Eligible.
Must be eligible for employment in the United States.
The Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program is a 60 credit, CACREP accredited program (through 2023). The philosophy and focus of the program is upon evidence-based clinical counseling training. The Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology (RST), within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Science has strong academic, clinical and research programs in technology for people with disabilities, rehabilitation and mental health counseling. Research activities by program faculty include telerehabilitation, ecological momentary assessment and intervention, establishing evidence to support clinical interventions such as mindfulness-based stress reduction and emotion regulation, instrument development, enhancing participation and quality of life, and work with traumatic brain injury, autism spectrum disorders, and pain populations. Faculty members teach courses and mentor students at the undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-doctoral level.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae
Internal Number: 20001991
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