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Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Counseling
School/Division: School of Health Professions and Human Services
Office: Department of Counseling and Mental Health Professions
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
School of Health Professions and Human Services is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling and Mental Health Professions at Hofstra University. The Counseling and Mental Health Professions welcomes applications in School Counseling and Mental Health Counseling. This position is anticipated to begin Fall 2024.
The Counseling programs prepare students for professional practice as counselors who integrate developmental, cultural, wellness, and diagnostic knowledge with evidence-based skills and theory to promote the healthy and holistic development of individuals and groups they serve. The program strives to amplify voices of those who experience inequities and prepare students to advocate for social justice and engage in social justice interventions in an increasingly diverse world. This mission is achieved through the construction of learning experiences where students navigate support and opportunities for growth that encourage them to become compassionate, reflective, culturally responsive, and critical practitioners in the pursuit of increased self-awareness, knowledge, and skill.
The Assistant/Associate Professor's responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Teach core courses in the Mental Health and School Counseling programs
Develop, and or continue, a research agenda/scholarly activity in an area related to Counseling, counselor education or a related field.
Advise and mentor graduate students
Provide service to the department, school, university, and community.
Support efforts to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for faculty, staff, and students.
An earned academic doctoral degree in Counselor Education (i.e., PhD, EdD), from a CACREP accredited university.
A license in Mental Health Counseling (or eligibility for licensure in the state of New York) is required (i.e., LMHC and/or MHC-LP).
Certification in School Counseling highly desirable.
A minimum of 1-3 years teaching experience in a Counseling program is required.
Evidence of experience as a counseling practitioner (doctoral internships eligible) preferably in both school and mental health settings.
Knowledge of, and experience with CACREP accreditation criteria and familiarity with ASCA standards.
Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, service, and research.
Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusive in an educational environment.
Preference will be given to candidates with an established record of teaching excellence, collaborative scholarly activity, mentoring students, supervising graduate students in practicum and internship course work, and working with local behavioral healthcare and community groups.
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.
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 Graduate 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 w...orld who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.