Eastern Michigan Universitys Department of Leadership and Counseling is accepting applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Counseling. The department offers CACREP-accredited masters degree programs in clinical mental health counseling, college counseling and student affairs, and school counseling. These programs are committed to developing professional counselors who actively promote the well-being of individuals, institutions, and communities through the application of knowledge and skills that enhance the diversity, dignity, and development of the clients and communities they serve. We operate an in-house Counseling Training Clinic that is open to the community as well as a School-Based Counseling Training Clinic that serves several schools in the local community. Eastern Michigan University is located in Ypsilanti, Michigan, adjacent to Ann Arbor and 45 minutes from downtown Detroit.
Our mission as a Counseling Program is to prepare graduates to work as professional counselors in clinical mental health, higher education, and K-12 school settings with diverse clients presenting with a range of concerns, mental and emotional disorders. We intentionally seek to foster helping professionals who create inclusive spaces of responsiveness, respect and appreciation for all forms of diversity, developing cultural proficiency in the service of promoting mental health and wellness to benefit local and global communities.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach and advise graduate students in CACREP-accredited school, clinical mental health, and college counseling/student affairs programs while engaging in scholarship and professional and university service activities.
Perform related Departmental duties as required.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
A doctorate, or earned doctorate by August 2021 in Counseling/Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program
Background as a generalist practitioner with experience teaching in a CACREP accredited masters level program in clinical mental health, college counseling/student affairs, or school counseling
Demonstrated ability and experience to teach across the CACREP core areas
Experience teachingin one or more of the following areas:career counseling, assessment, human growth and development, or multicultural counseling
Promise and demonstrated skills to establish or continue with research agenda evidenced by publications
Interest and commitment to social justice and equity
A candidate who identifies with the counseling profession as evidenced by professional memberships and activities, and who is eligible for licensure as a professional counselor in Michigan.
Experience with the CACREP accreditation process
Experience with clinical practice and supervision
Ability to bring field-based experience to one or more of our practitioner preparation concentrations (clinical mental health, college counseling/student affairs, or school counseling)
The successful candidate will serve an eight-month, tenure track appointment with summer employment contingent on student demand and funding. A competitive salary will be based on qualifications and prior experience with a tenure track appointment at the assistant professor rank. Eastern Michigan University will consider up to two years of credit for service at the Assistant Professor rank from another institution. Starting date should be no later than August 29, 2021.
Internal Number: 12443
About Eastern Michigan University
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.