Hofstra University’s School of Health Professions and Human Services is seeking an anticipated full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor to teach in the graduate programs in Counseling (i.e., Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling). Responsibilities will include teaching, student advisement, scholarship and service to the program, department, the School of Health Professions and Human Services, and the University. The new faculty member will collaborate with programs within the department including Rehabilitation Counseling, Creative Arts Therapy Counseling, and Marriage and Family Therapy. This position is anticipated to begin Fall 2021.
Hofstra University is located on Long Island, 25 miles east of New York City in Nassau County. The University enrolls approximately 12,000 graduate and undergraduate students. The School of Health Professions and Human Services is home to three flourishing departments: Health Professions; Speech-Language Hearing Sciences; and Counseling and Mental Health Professions.
Qualifications: Successful candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling and Mental Health Professions will possess the following:
An earned academic doctoral degree in Counselor Education, preferably from a CACREP accredited university; candidates with a related counseling degree and full-time teaching experience in an accredited counseling program prior to July 2013 are also invited to apply.
Current state license as a counselor, eligible for New York State Mental Health Counseling licensure within 12 months of hire.
A minimum of 2 years full-time (or equivalent) of teaching experience, and experience in curriculum development in a Counseling program is required.
Knowledge of, and experience with, accreditation criteria (CACREP), and knowledge of New York State education curriculum requirements, and state agency regulations.
Ability to teach courses such as counseling skills, mental health counseling foundations, mental health consultation, and social and cultural foundations.
Evidence of a developing schedule of scholarship and service.
A demonstrated commitment to social justice, diversity, and equity.
Experience in school counseling is highly preferred.
To be considered at the associate professor level, the following are also considered:
Excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service
Application and Contacts:
Hofstra University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, and retirement plan. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.
For consideration, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, and the names and contact information of three references who can speak to teaching, research and service accomplishments to:
Department of Counseling and Mental Health Professions Attention: Jamie S. Mitus, Ph.D., Chair
with the subject line “Assistant/Associate Professor of Counseling and Mental Health Programs”
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.
Internal Number: 896759
About Hofstra University
Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who ...are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.