Assistant Professor in Counselor Education, Fall 2022
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location: Knoxville, TN
Internal Number: 92345
The University of Tennessee Counselor Education Program is accepting applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position to serve as a core faculty member. Full Time, 9 months, begins August 1, 2022.
Maintain a line of research specific to professional counseling, leading to pursuit of external funding to advance the research agenda by the end of the probationary period
Teach two graduate-level counselor education courses each fall and spring semester
Actively engage as core faculty member (e.g., advise master's-level students; participate in faculty meetings, admissions interviews, student review and retention processes; serve as dissertation chair or member; serve as site supervisor for counselor education doctoral student interns; serve on program or department committees as needed)
Maintain requirements for serving as a core faculty member via sustained memberships in professional counseling organizations, active licensure or certifications relevant to specialty area; engagement in ongoing professional development, and pursuit of professional leadership and service opportunities
Earned doctoral degree in counselor education (e.g., counseling, counselor education, counselor education and practice, counselor education and supervision, etc.), preferably from a CACREP-accredited program, no later than August 31, 2022
Counseling experience as a school counselor, working in K-12 schools, and/or working with youth.
Evidence of a developing research agenda relevant to professional counseling
Demonstrated success or potential success teaching or co-teaching graduate-level counseling courses
Demonstrated success or potential success providing counseling supervision to master's-level counseling students or counselors
Licensure and certifications relevant to counseling specialty area
Demonstrated success in publication as evidenced by peer-reviewed journal articles and/or external funding to support research
Experience working in two or more k-12 levels as a school counselor
Depth of counseling experience as evidenced by sustained part- or full-time work with socially and culturally diverse populations
Ability and willingness to teach a range of core courses customized to the needs of professional counseling students in general alongside school counseling specialty courses
Strong commitment to multicultural counseling and social justice counseling competencies as evidenced in clinical work, supervision, teaching, research, and/or leadership
Professional dispositions including ability to work collegially in a collaborative team environment and to model program dispositions including Commitment, Openness, Respect, Integrity, and Self-Awareness (CORIS)
Counselor-first professional identity as evidenced via credentials and engagement with professional counseling organizations
Application: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021 and will continue until position is filled. Applicants must electronically submit (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vita, (3) research statement, (4), teaching philosophy, and (5) names and contact information for three references to INTERFOLIO at http://apply.interfolio.com/92345. If you have inquiries regarding the position, contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Casey Barrio Minton at [email protected]. Applications received outside of Interfolio will not be considered.
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