The Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions is one of seven academic Departments, located in the School of Health Professions. The Department offers a full career ladder of graduate and undergraduate degrees, including an M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Track that is accredited by CACREP. The Department also offers a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. Additional information about the School of Health Professions is available at http://shp.rutgers.edu
This is an open rank, 12-month faculty position. The successful candidate will support the preparation of students who will become educators, researchers, and advanced clinicians in the effective treatment of people with mental illnesses via rehabilitation interventions and counseling services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach masters and doctoral level counseling courses related to mental health counseling and rehabilitation counseling. Courses are both on campus and web-based.
Develop curricula materials for on-campus and web-based courses
Pursue a research agenda
Assist in program accreditation preparation
Advise graduate students
Participate in professional association, community service and university service activities
Understand and adhere to legacy Rutgers RBHS compliance standards as they appear in legacy UMDNJ's Corporate Compliance Policy and Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy
Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision required, preferably from a CACREP accredited program (ABD applicants will be considered).
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or eligibility to become a LPC in New Jersey
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), or eligibility Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Experience as a mental health counselor
Knowledge of / interest in psychiatric rehabilitation
Higher education teaching experience (for recent graduates, this may be limited to graduate assistant activities and/or guest lectures)
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Evidence of teaching excellence in higher education
Evidence of scholarly productivity
Professional experience providing evidence-based interventions to individuals living with serious mental illness
Interest / experience in implementation science
Professional identity within counseling professions as evidenced by membership in professional counseling organizations
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
There are no significant physical demands associated with this position. There are no special vision requirements. The work environment includes classrooms and offices. There is moderate noise. The candidate will work primarily on the Piscataway campus and will have access to a standard computer, phone, and internet access to perform the duties outlined. Some local travel is required to make clinical site visits and attend meetings with stakeholders.
Posting Number: 21FA0532
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 132164
About Rutgers University
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